14 Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Appointed to NOIA Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org

14 Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Appointed to NOIA Board of Directors

Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) elected 14 industry leaders to its Board of Directors on April 21, 2016 during its Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Appointed to first term on the Board of Directors:
Galen Cobb, Vice President Industry Relations, Halliburton
Gene Coleman, Executive Vice President Global Offshore Operations, Murphy Oil Corporation
Gary Luquette, President and Chief Executive Officer, Franks International, N.V.
Kirk Meche, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.
Erik Oswald, Vice President Americas, ExxonMobil Exploration Corporation
Tom Teipner, President North America, Schlumberger
David Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Noble Corporation

Reappointed to the Board of Directors for a second term:
Doss Bourgeois, President and Chief Executive Officer, Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas, LLC
Robb Erickson, Vice President Sales Heavy Marine Transport, Dockwise USA, LLC
Matt McCarroll, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fieldwood Energy, LLC
Richard Morrison, Regional President Gulf of Mexico, BP America, Inc.
Matt Ralls, Executive Chairman, Rowan Companies, Inc.

Appointed to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors:
Cappy Bisso, Chairman of the Board, Bisso Marine, LLC
Jeff Platt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tidewater, Inc.

In a separate press release today, NOIA announced the election of Kevin McEvoy, Chief Executive Officer of Oceaneering International, Inc., as the Chairman of the Board and Dave Welch, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stone Energy Corporation, as Vice Chairman of the Board.  NOIA Board of Directors serve three-year terms.  The terms for the Chairman and Vice Chairman are one year.



NOIA is the only national trade association representing all segments of the offshore industry with an interest in the exploration and production of both traditional and renewable energy resources on the nation’s outer continental shelf.  NOIA’s mission is to secure reliable access and a fair regulatory and economic environment for the companies that develop the nation’s valuable offshore energy resources in an environmentally responsible manner. The NOIA membership comprises about 300 companies engaged in business activities ranging from producing to drilling, engineering to marine and air transport, offshore construction to equipment manufacture and supply, telecommunications to finance and insurance, and renewable energy.

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