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

For Immediate Release: Friday, April 17, 2015
Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463 or (703) 732-0801, nicolette@nullnoia.org

 UPDATE: 23 Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Appointed to NOIA Board 
Updated to include special appointment of Erick Bartsch to his first term 

Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) appointed 23 industry leaders to its Board of Directors on April 16, 2015 during its Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Appointed to first term on the Board of Directors:

Erik Bartsch, Vice President Exploration North America, Shell Energy Resources Company

Beau Blake, President and Chief Executive Officer, Blake International USA Rigs, LLC

Paul Danos, Executive Vice President, Danos

John Gellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, SEACOR Holdings, Inc.

Darrell Hollek, Senior Vice President Deepwater Americas, Anadarko

Lee Jackson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Offshore Operators, LLC

Doug Pferdhirt, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, FMC

Dave Welch, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Stone Energy Corporation

Reappointed to the Board of Directors for a second term:

Stu Brightman, President and Chief Executive Officer, TETRA Technologies

Cappy Bisso, Chairman of the Board, Bisso Marine

Richard Clark, President, Deep Gulf Energy

Robert Hobbs, Chief Executive Officer, TGS

Robert Drummond, President North America, Schlumberger

Todd Hornbeck, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hornbeck Offshore

Paul Howes, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newpark Resources

Kevin McEvoy, Chief Executive Officer, Oceaneering International Inc.

William New, President, New Industries

Jason Nye, Senior Vice President US Offshore, Statoil

Jeff Platt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tidewater

John Schiller, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Energy XXI

Jamie Vazquez, President, W&T Offshore

Robert Workman, President and Chief Executive Officer, DistributionNOW

Appointed to first term on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors:

Robb Erickson, Vice President Sales, Dockwise

In a separate press release yesterday, NOIA announced the election of Cindy B. Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oil States International, Inc.,  as Chairman of the Board and Kevin McEvoy, Chief Executive Officer of Oceaneering International, Inc., as Vice Chair of the Board.  NOIA officers serve three-year terms with the exception of the Chair and Vice Chair, who serve a one-year term.

About NOIA:  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 325 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.  Learn more at www.noia.org.

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