Hengen Named New President of NANA WorleyParsons
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Rock Hengen, a veteran engineer with more than two decades of experience in project management, engineering, construction, maintenance, startup and operations has been named President of NANA WorleyParsons.
Hengen previously held the position of NANA WorleyParsons’ Vice President and General Manager. He succeeds Allan Dolynny, who is the new General Manager for Western Operations of WorleyParsons USAC (United States and the Caribbean).
“Like his name implies, Rock brings a significant and distinguished background of leadership roles in the delivery of both large and small projects in the oil and gas industry,” said Helvi Sandvik, President, NANA Development Corporation.
Hengen came to NANA WorleyParsons in 2009 as Vice President Project Delivery and was named General Manager earlier this year.
Hengen’s career began as a lead technician for Dome Petroleum in Canada. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1987, he joined Fluor Constructors Canada as the lead instrumentation engineer. He was hired by Colt Engineering Corp. in 1994 and served as the senior instrument engineer during the startup of BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.’s Badami production facility on Alaska’s North Slope.
“I was one who said, ‘Sure, I’ll go there!’” said Hengen of his stints across Canada, the continental United States and now Alaska.
Hengen holds a Masters Certificate in Project Management from the University of Lethbridge in Canada. Hengen says, “At NANA WorleyParsons, engineering and design are a given; it is how we document and exceed our customers’ expectations that distinguishes us.”
NANA WorleyParsons provides multidisciplinary engineering and design, project management, project controls, procurement and construction management to the oil and gas, power and mining industries. Headquartered in Anchorage, about half of its staff work on the North Slope in customer field operations facilities providing plant engineering services. The remaining staff work in Anchorage.