The Team

Thomas A. Sjøberg

Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Sjøberg is a geophysicist by background and has more than 15 years of technical, operational and managerial experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Thomas Sjøberg was previously the President for EMGS Asia Pacific, a publicly listed Norwegian company doing CSEM acquisition and processing. He has broad international experience in both business development and operations for Oil & Gas. Thomas Sjøberg has been based in Malaysia for more than 10 years and has in that time-period brought in several Norwegian companies to Malaysia and grown the business for the larger Asia Pacific region.

Syed Feisal Alhady

Executive Director

Syed Feisal Alhady has more than 30 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas Industry managing various companies.  He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from South Bank Polytechnic, London, UK.  His career started with more than 10 years in EPMI (Esso Production Malaysia Inc) involved in Offshore Construction, Onshore Fabrication, Design Engineering and Long Range Planning.  Feisal has formed several companies throughout his career: Divtech Malaysia (Underwater IRM Services, and Saturation & Air Diving services), Global Offshore Malaysia (JV with Global Industries USA, doing offshore installations), 2H Offshore Engineering (Deepwater Riser Engineering specialist), Tidal Resources (Decommissioning Consultancy Studies and Manpower).  Feisal also formed the JV with Subsea 7 for Malaysia, providing Deepwater SURF Installation services.

P Caine Tan

Sales Director

P Caine Tan holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Malaysia); and has an MBA from the University of Manchester (UK). He spent more than 13 years in the oil and gas industry working for several service companies such as Schlumberger, Halliburton, GeoKnowledge and EP Engineering. After completed his tertiary study, Caine worked offshore as an Acquisition Engineer onboard seismic vessels. Since 2009, Caine has worked onshore where he held several positions focusing on sales, marketing and operational management covering Asia Pacific with a strong network across the region. During this period, Caine also helped foreign companies setting up business entities and operational teams in this region, and expanded their businesses thereafter.

Sven Tierney

Technical Director

Sven  holds a PhD in physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Norway), an Msc in chemistry and a Bsc in computer science from the University of Oslo (UiO). Over the past decade he has worked in a variety of industries such as medical technology, industrial process engineering and Oil & Gas. Initially Sven worked in research and development (R&D), but now focuses on technical sales and consultancy. For the past 4 years he has been based in Malaysia as a regional software expert originally employed by GeoKnowledge and later by Schlumberger.

Miles Ponsonby

Business Development Manager – Australia

Miles Ponsonby joined the oil and gas industry in 1980 with Dowell Schlumberger in cementing operations and into well stimulation department – North Sea.  He then moved to NOWSCO and became involved in coiled tubing operations.  As the European and North Africa District Engineer he supported all operations in that region and authored company manuals on Gel Pigging, Nitrogen Operations and Coiled Tubing Operations.  Miles joined Halliburton for a special research and development operation using composite coiled tubing and riser for deep water well intervention, this project won the Harts E&P Special Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation.  In 2002 moved to Australia looking after coiled tubing operations in South East Asia.  Miles moved on to different positions in Halliburton looking after cementing operations in West Australia and the Northern Territory before taking on a Business Development role for that covered all of Australia. Miles is West Australia representative on the SPE Council, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Certificated member of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Izzat Fauzi

Regional Sales Manager

Izzat Fauzi graduated from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS as the first batch of Bach (Sc) in Petroleum Geosciences, with a major in Geology and Basin Analysis. He first started his career as a Borehole Geologist for Schlumberger Data Services, before moving on to being a Geologist for Schlumberger Software Integrated Solutions. His final position in Schlumberger was an Account Manager, focusing on managing the PETRONAS accounts for Exploration and Development. Acquiring highly valuable technical acumen, and also capable in business development and sales, Izzat provides to close the gap between technical know-how and client requirements, while maintain high standards of service quality.

Haziq Hashim

Technical Sales Manager

Haziq Hashim has more than 7 years of experience in the oil and gas industry specializing in Well Intervention, Completion and Subsurface Study. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) and completed his internship at Velesto Energy, supported the Technical Support Services Department for Workover Operation. Haziq’s career started with more than 5 years at Dimension Bid as a Log Analyst. His main responsibilities were to interpret all type of cased hole logging for both memory and real time data and to present the results to the clients. He then worked as an Account Manager for Neural Oilfield Services, involved in sales and marketing for upstream sector with achievements in sales of latest technology such as Ceramic Sand Screen, Acoustic Logging Tool, Wellhead Pressure Monitoring System, Echometer and etc.


Syazalina Kadir

Technical Support Engineer

Syazalina Kadir graduated from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS with a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Geoscience, majoring in Geospatial Information System/Geohazards. She underwent an extensive 8 months industrial training with PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. (PCSB) as a Reservoir Geologist Intern, under the department of Geology & Reservoir Solutions. She assisted PETRONAS’ exploration team in seismic interpretation, near field exploitation, field development plans and reservoir studies. She kicked off her career as a site geologist with Strata Geotechnics Sdn. Bhd, in soil investigation and inspection, instrumentation and monitoring works for construction and civil engineering sector. Outside of professional career, she is actively involved in theatrical and stage acting, helping to promote Malaysia’s local art and plays.


Siti Nadiah

Office Administrator

Siti Nadiah holds a Bachelor Of Mass Communication (Hons.) Broadcasting from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM). She did her internship at PETRONAS supporting Advertising and Promotion under Brand Management Department. She learned about analysis and planning on how the brand is perceived in the oil and gas market through commercial advertisement. After graduation, she served as an Informative Officer at National Population and Family Development Board, an organization under Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development. She specialized under Youth Center where she is responsible for teen health services, counselor services and education and skill building activities.

Rizalmanudin Bin Sukri

IT & Software Manager

Rizal has more than 10 years of experience in the IT industry specializing in web-based systems, ERP solutions and network security. He is skilled in all phases of the software life cycle involving various methodologies, programming languages and platforms in the development of web content for search engines, B2B & B2C e-commerce and web-based solutions for the education industry. Since 2009, he has broadened his experience through the implementation of ERP solutions and providing technical support for companies in the construction industry. Rizal graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from National University of Malaysia