Torsten Kleinen is a Development Engineer with more than 15 Years of Professional Experience in Mining Onshore/Offshore/Subsea. Starting in 2002 Torsten was active in Engineering of Hard Rock Tunnel Boring Machine Drill Bits and Main Drives as well as automated Erectors of premanufactured concrete formworks involved.
After the first four years in an Engineering Department he swapped over to the R&D Department with a strong focus on Subsea Developments. Subsea Mining as well as Subsea Oil & Gas Projects he was and he is involved as a technical leading Engineer.
The third generation of Airlift Drilling Risers was technical developed & designed by a Team headed by Torsten in 2012/2013 and is in operation in the Southern Atlantic since 2013 with an uptime far beyond 90 Percent. His involvement starts also with the strategic supply chain, the manufacturing process, FAT’s and Site Management while Commissioning of the Systems.