Stephane Hiron is the electrification program manager for SLB Production Systems. He liaises with customers to support the adoption of all-electric systems and coordinates all electrification efforts and interfaces across Wells, Subsea, and Surface SLB product lines.
Stephane graduated from Ecole Superieure d’Ingenieurs en Electronique et Electrotechnique in Paris in 1984, whereupon he joined SLB as a product development engineer, then became project manager for well testing, wireline, and completions product lines. In 1998, Stephane was the program manager for the industry’s first all-electric flow control valve developed by SLB. He then moved to the business side to propagate this technology throughout the industry. Stephane worked with subsea vendors on interfaces, including troubleshooting deepwater installations, he was an active contributor of IWIS (Intelligent Well Interface Standardization), now API17F. In the last 15 years, Stephane held various management positions, the last one being Technology Center Manager in Rosharon, Texas.