Deepwater hires wind farm project director

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 5:00am

02/20/10 - Deepwater Wind announced this week that it has hired David Muse to be project director for the company’s proposed Block Island Farm.

Muse is an engineer from Texas with experience in the oil, gas and coal industries. He has international experience in planning, operating and maintaining capital projects ranging from $2 billion to $6.5 billion, according to a press release.

Muse will oversee Deepwater operations at Quonset Point, where the company has leased 117 acres to establish its regional manufacturing hub.

Muse spent 33 years with Mobil and ExxonMobil, where his duties included managing operations of oil refineries and onshore and offshore oil and gas projects in Dallas and Houston, Texas; in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Calgary, Canada; and in Peru, Norway and Nigeria.

Muse holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Risk and Insurance Management Society. He is a trained facilitator in dispute resolution, value engineering, project execution planning and risk analysis.

Muse joins Deepwater Wind’s Rhode Island-based staff, which includes Chief Development Officer Paul Rich and Block Island Liaison Bryan Wilson.