3t Energy Group (3t) and EnerMech promoted Paul Attrill to serve as vice president of sales for the 3t EnerMech joint venture (JV).

In the new strategic position, Attrill will help to drive the growth of 3t EnerMech and support its global client base through an industry-recognized blended approach of traditional in-person training and digitalized workforce management solutions.

3t EnerMech Joint Venture Paul Attrill headshot
Paul Attrill

“It is an exciting move for both Paul and 3t EnerMech—Paul has extensive experience with the Group, its businesses and global operations,” Kevin Franklin, CEO of 3t Energy Group, commented in a company release.

3t EnerMech is a strategic alliance combining expert instruction, best in-class facilities and market-leading knowledge from 3t Energy Group and EnerMech to create sustainable training management solutions. With a focus on world-leading training and competency solutions encompassing a blend of traditional training, digital learning technologies and training compliance management platforms, the JV supports its global clients by enhancing and developing its clients’ people for a safer and more efficient workforce.

“With our ongoing focus on domestic and international growth to deliver solutions for a safer and more productive workforce, as a group we also have a committed team to deliver our environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities,” Franklin continued. “We are fully invested in building a strong and committed organisation to aid our growth strategy by transforming training with technology and help solve our clients’ training challenges, particularly within new emerging markets.”

Based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Attrill has been instrumental in the growth of 3t’s global operations and for the past 11 years he has led expansion in key regions including China and the Middle East.

“Being part of 3t Energy Group’s continued growth over the past decade has allowed me to see the incredible value our training solutions bring to our client-base, specifically through the energy transition and supporting our customers to become safer and more agile,” Attrill said in the release.

Launched in 2021, 3t EnerMech has already secured a significant contract with the Guyanese Government to develop and deliver key skills programmes for Guyanese nationals.  Together with a pioneering venture with Orinduik Development Inc. a new training center is being constructed which will deliver Guyana’s first in-country, state-of-the-art training facility for the local workforce, according to the company release.

With continued success in also Qatar and Guyana, Attrill and the combined global EnerMech and 3t team will lead the growth strategy to shape the future training requirements for the 3t EnerMech client base. 

“I’m excited to be working with new colleagues from EnerMech and the next phase of our global growth strategy to shape the future of training for the range of sectors we operate in,” Attrill added.

3t Energy Group is a leader in oil and gas and wind energy training underpinning its commitment and expertise in the energy transition process. The company, which counts the likes of BP, Shell, Total, Wood, Saudi Aramco, Transocean, Valaris, Vantage Drilling, Bilfinger, Schlumberger and Robert Gordon University amongst its clients, is the number one provider of training to the U.K. energy sector and U.K. offshore wind market, according to the release.

EnerMech is a specialist service company delivering integrated solutions for complex energy and infrastructure projects. The company delivers value to its customers by combining experts, equipment, IP and technology across the entire asset lifecycle.