Pedro Viana

Pedro Viana

Flexible Engineering Manager


Pedro was the first employee hired by 2H in Brazil, in January 2004, after graduating from PUC-Rio (Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro). His mechanical engineering studies included 1 year at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, with a dual-country scholarship granted to the best Brazilian engineers. Over the years, Pedro spent various periods of up to 9 months working in projects in 2H US, MY and UK offices, having gathered experience in all major offshore O&G regions. He has been based in the 2H Woking office since 2014, is part of the Local Management Team and leads the global flexible riser business within 2H.

Pedro’s 19 years’ experience ranges from shallow to deepwater risers, from concept design, through to integrity management and life extension and encompasses in particular flexible, rigid and hybrid riser production systems. He has worked on some major 2H projects such as Petrobras P-52, P-55, Guará&Lula-NE, BP Block31 PSVM, BP Tortue, and Total Kaombo, and is a long term sponsor of comprehensive engineering support on Tullow TEN and Jubilee and consultant on various key flexible projects across the 2H globe. Pedro is also part of the API 17J&B (flexibles) Task Group and one of the individual work group leaders.

From concept to installation. Has worked in 2H offices in BR, US, MY and UK, having gathered experience in all major offshore O&G regions.