Chris Knox

Director of Supply Chain Intelligence

Chris Knox joins the Ziyen Inc. Board as Director of Supply Chain Intelligence.

Chris is a Senior Contract Adviser with over 22 years experience contracting in West Africa, Middle East and the North Sea Sectors for Total, BP, their stakeholders & national oil companies.

Chris is currently operating out of Qatar for North Oil Company as Lead Contracts Adviser for Drilling and Completion Operations on the Al Shaheen Field Development, one of the largest oil fields in the world to date.  He has negotiated contracts in excess of 8 billion dollars in his career.

Chris is an expert across a variety of different functions in the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry including sourcing rigs, associated equipment and services packages. His expertise will provide guidance for a number of functions including the development of contracting strategies and procurement documents; preparation and presentation of tender plans; bid lists and award recommendations; cost savings, evaluation and negotiation of contracts and local content and regulatory requirements.