Quest Floating Wind Energy LLC Launches In Texas


Quest Offshore Resources Inc. has launched Sugar Land, Texas-based Quest Floating Wind Energy LLC (Q FWE), a data and analytical practice focused entirely on the resources driving the economics, technology and supply chain encompassing floating offshore wind.

Quest Offshore’s founders, John Chadderdon and Paul Hillegeist, who collectively have over 50 years of experience in leading data analytics, market research and energy industry economics, head the Q FWE management team.

David Southerland joins Q FWE’s management team as director of data architecture and services. He has over 25 years of experience working in data management for the energy industry with ODS-Petrodata and IHS Markit.

William Cooper III, principle of BlackArch Partners, serves on Q FWE’s board of directors and provides strategic insight into financial issues affecting floating offshore wind. Chadderdon, Hillegeist and Rijkers also serve as members of the board of directors.

“Q FWE’s purpose is to provide world-class ‘deep data,’ delivering clarity, insight and vision that informs better decision-making in the floating wind energy industry,” says Hillegeist, president of Q FWE.

Photo by Jplourde umaine (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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