About Us

DuneFront was founded in 2012 as an independent sand control consultancy. Since then, we’ve been growing continuously and now provide a full range of engineering software, consulting and training services to the global oil and gas industry. Through these three primary services, we help our clients maximize the reliability of their sand control completions while minimizing the associated risk.

 

DuneFront’s headquarters are based in the charming area of Angel in London, which is primarily home to our software development and business functions. Our technical team is spread across the world in North America, Europe and Asia to ensure continuous availability and support for DuneFront’s global client base.

Our team has over 100 years of dedicated sand control experience in all aspects of completions and pumping operations with both Operators and Service Companies, including technique selection, design, installation and evaluation, as well as product development and a host of sand control technologies. Whatever your sand control challenges, DuneFront has the knowledge, experience and tools needed to help.

Meet Our Team

Philip Wassouf
Managing Director

Philip is the Managing Director of DuneFront based in the UK with over 15 years of sand control experience and is responsible for the day to day running of the company. Prior to founding DuneFront, he worked for Schlumberger in field engineering and product champion roles in both completions and pumping services, including a variety of new technology projects across downhole tools, screens and software products. He received a Masters of Mechanical Engineering (MEng) from Imperial College London, is an active member of SPE and has authored a number of technical papers, presentations and patents relating to completions and sand control.

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Samyak is a Sand Control Specialist based in Asia with over 15 years of sand control experience and works alongside Philip to ensure the effective running of the company. Prior to joining DuneFront, he worked for Schlumberger in various positions worldwide including field operations, product development and business development roles in sand control and stimulation related services. He is an active member of SPE, having served on the technical committee of several SPE conferences and authored numerous presentations, technical papers and patents in the fields of well completions and well stimulation. He received a Masters of Petroleum Engineering (M.S.) from University of Oklahoma.

Samyak Jain
Sand Control Specialist

Ian is a Business Development Manager based in Europe with over 40 years of sand control experience, working closely with DuneFront’s clients to ensure we can effectively support them. Before joining DuneFront, he worked for Schlumberger, Halliburton and as an independent consultant, principally focused on sand control completions. He has worked globally in field engineering, sales and marketing, technology development, project support and management roles. He is a graduate of Middlesex University in London, is a 25-year member of SPE, has authored numerous technical papers and holds multiple patents relating to sand control completions.

Ian Mickelburgh
Business Development Manager

Kesavan is a Technical Sales Engineer based in Asia with over 8 years of sand control experience and works internationally to support DuneFront’s clients with their sand control requirements. Prior to joining DuneFront, he worked for Halliburton in field engineering and technical advisory roles providing sand control and stimulation related services across Asia-Pacific. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and has also authored a number of presentations and technical papers in the field of sand control, sand consolidation and well stimulation.

Kesavan Govinathan

Technical Sales Engineer

Jonathan is a Technical Sales Engineer based in the UK with over 12 years of experience in the fields of sand control and stimulation, working internationally to support DuneFront’s clients with their sand control requirements. Prior to joining DuneFront, Jonathan worked with Schlumberger in a variety of project engineering and technical support roles for clients around the world. He has published a number of technical papers to support his work and graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Mechanical Engineering.

Jonathan Sallis
Technical Sales Engineer

 

Ray is a Technical Advisor based in the USA with over 30 years of experience in sand control and hydraulic fracturing, working to support DuneFront’s internal and external technical projects. Prior to joining DuneFront, he worked globally for Schlumberger and Cairn India in field operations, engineering, marketing, and technical support roles. He is 30-year active member of SPE, receiving multiple awards while also co-chairing and assisting numerous workshops and forums. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Michigan Technological University, has authored more than 20 technical publications and is the main inventor or co-inventor in 12 patents.

Ray Tibbles
Technical Advisor

Carolina is a Technical Sales Engineer based in Brazil with over 6 years of sand control experience and works internationally to support DuneFront’s clients with their sand control requirements. Prior to joining DuneFront, Carolina worked for Halliburton in field engineering and technical support roles providing sand control and stimulation related services in Brazil. She has a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, is a member of SPE and has co-authored a number of technical papers in the field of sand control.

Carolina Latini

Technical Sales Engineer

Mirek is a Senior Software Developer based in Poland with over 10 years of experience in software engineering, and now works on the development and support of DuneFront’s software. Prior to joining DuneFront, he worked for Connected Digital as a lead software developer and was responsible for the architecture and development of multiple cloud-based projects. Mirek has a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Technology in Rzeszow, Poland.

Mirek Krymski

Senior Software Developer

Mariusz is a Senior Software Developer based in Poland with over 14 years of experience in software engineering, and now works on the development and support of DuneFront’s software. He has experience in a variety of technologies (such as JavaScript, .NET, Java, Swift/Obj-C) and platforms (including Web, Windows, iOS and Android). Mariusz has a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Technology in Rzeszow, Poland.

Mariusz Tymowicz

Senior Software Developer

Kamil is a Software Developer based in Poland with over 4 years of experience in software engineering, and now works on the development and support of DuneFront’s software. Prior to joining DuneFront, he worked for software houses and startups from Norway, France, Netherlands and United States as a full stack developer with programming languages such as Javascript, Python, PHP and C#. 

Kamil Zajac

Software Developer

Aline is DuneFront’s Office Manager and Marketing Coordinator based in London with over 12 years of experience in administrative support, customer service and project management. She works on DuneFront’s online and offline marketing efforts as well as managing the office and supporting our global team. Prior to joining DuneFront, she worked in event project management, PA and business support roles in a variety of industries. She is a trilingual professional with a Higher Diploma in Events and Marketing.

Aline Lima

Office Manager

Our Partners

THREE60 Energy Norway AS is a Norwegian based company with a large professional team of people with backgrounds in drilling, completion, well construction, subsea, facilities, production, reservoir and G&G engineering.

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Aeonx is a Nigerian based company that has highly skilled and forward-thinking engineers providing a broad range of solutions to address technical challenges and maximise value from oil and gas assets.

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Readywell Oilfield Technology is a Chadian based company that provides services in the Oil & Gas industry in partnership with Operators and other service providers, with the aim of zero-defect in-service quality while maintaining a strong HSE culture.

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Smart Completions is a Libyan Oil Service Company specialized in supplying the Libyan market with liner hanger and completion products and services.