Robert W. Rose
President and CEO
Prospector Offshore Drilling
Mr. Robert W. Rose is President and CEO of Prospector Offshore Drilling with 30 years of experience in the offshore drilling industry. Prior to founding Prospector, Mr. Rose joined the newly formed Premium Drilling, Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer, where he led the development of the company. Mr. Rose initiated and refined strategies to build the company into a worldwide drilling contractor with over one billion in annual revenue in four years.
Prior to Premium Drilling, Mr. Rose had a successful 25 year career at Noble Drilling, ultimately as the Vice President of Operations and Engineering. Mr. Rose is an Ocean Engineering graduate of Texas A&M University, and has completed the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development.
He has served on the Executive Committee of the International Association of Drilling Contractors, is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and is a Registered Professional Engineer. He lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and family.