Troy McLean

Troy McLean

Technology & Business Development

Midstream, Upstream, Clean Tech
United States, Europe, Canada, Middle East, Mexico, South America

1. What is your profession? Or if you are retired, what was your profession?

Measurement, Data Acquisition, IoT, SCADA

2. What are your areas of expertise?

Midstream: Technology

Upstream: Technology

Upstream Area: Onshore

Clean Tech: Technology

Types of Clean Tech: Hydrogen, Solar, CO2 capture

3. Current Employer:

Top secret information

4. Previous Employers:

TechnipFMC, FMC Technologies, Emerson Automation Solutions (Micro Motion, Rosemount, and Rosemount Flow)

5. How did you end up in the Energy Industry?

After helping a customer deploy some new technology on a drilling rig years ago, the energy bug bit me. My love for technology and helping people understand how to take advantage it was a match made in Heaven.  

6. Why do you like working with Start-Ups?

Many of them are bringing exciting technology to table that the market hasn't seen yet. It's the perfect place to be if you love deploying new technology.

Okay, now for some fun things about Troy

7. What are three of your interests outside of work?

  • Cycling

  • Music

  • Drone photography

8.  What are your top 3 accomplishments (personal or professional)?  Don’t be shy!  Give ‘em to us.

  • Witnessing the birth of my son, loving his mother, and help raise him to become the man he is today!

  • Helping companies enter into new markets, collaborate in product development or extensions to serve those markets, and helping end users benefit from those developments.

  • Attending the 2011 World Series with my Son - Go Cards!!!

9.  If I were a superhero, my superpower would be               .

Knowing exactly where I laid my keys ALL THE TIME....phew there's an Apple AirTag for that now...pressure's off.

10. When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a                 when I grew up.

A drummer in a rock and roll band.

11. If I weren't so damn good at what I do now, I'd probably be                 .

Relaxing in the mountains somewhere in the world.

12.  My favorite song is               by            .

Can't pick just Peaceful Easy Feeling - Eagles, Turn the page - Bob Seger, Love me some Allman Brothers...Buddy Guy, BB King, Carlos Santana...I just can't pick one song or one artist.

13.  If I won the lottery tomorrow, I'd          .

start a Drone Film Studio

14.  The best piece of advice I've ever been given is                              .

Never listen to those who say you can't!