Mark Somic has had a successful and established career in the Oil and Gas sector, with a wealth of experience working for numerous companies on a multitude of different ventures. Since 2001, Mark has worked for McDermott, Allseas, Saipem, Clough, Fraser Diving and Brunel. Mark first started working offshore as a diver in Asia in 2001. He eventually moved on from diving and into back deck construction work.
In 2007 Mark moved to Dubai, UAE with McDermott. Here, he completed various project assignments related to their diving division. Thereafter, he started a long term job with Brunel which saw him expanding the company’s Technical Services division into the Middle East. Two years after joining Brunel, Mark moved to Singapore for a short spell.
Mark moved on from Brunel to co-found Kuiper International in 2010. There, he worked as Director and General Manager, growing the business in Asia and Australia until it was acquired by OCB Oilfield Services in January 2016, now serving as part of Nexus.