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