The board of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. appointed T. Mitch Little as a new director, the international offshore energy services company based in Houston said in a July 23 release.

T. Mitch Little

Mitch Little speaking at Hart Energy’s DUG Midcontinent conference and exhibition in 2017. 

Previously, Little, 58, served as executive vice president of operations for Marathon Oil Corp. from August 2016 until his retirement in December 2020, where he held full responsibility for all operations and development activities. 

Little joined Marathon in 1986 and has over 30 years’ experience in the petroleum industry in various technical, supervisory and senior management positions. These have included vice president of conventional and oil sands mining asset, vice president of international and offshore exploration and production operations, managing director of Norway and general manager of worldwide drilling and completions.

He also previously served as the chairman of the Oilfield Energy Center, a non-profit venture dedicated to expanding awareness of subsurface hydrocarbon energy resources and supporting global stewardship in the communities that develop those resources in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

Helix provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on well intervention and robotics operations. Little will serve as a Class I director on Helix’s board whose term will expire at the company’s next annual meeting of shareholders.