Hugh J. Kelly, president and CEO of the Ocean Drilling and Exploration Co. (ODECO), New Orleans, La., was recently elected chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for the 1988-89 term. The NOIA board of directors elected Mr. Kelly, along with its other officers, at the Association's 16th Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C., April 10-12 at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Mr. Kelly has been a NOIA director since 1983, and has served as NOIA's vice chairman since April 1987.
The board also elected Robert E.
Howson, president and COO of McDermott International Inc., New Orleans, La., to replace Mr. Kelly as vice chairman. Other officers reelected for the 1988-89 term by the board were: president: Charles D.
Matthews; vice president: Robert B. Stewart; treasurer. Matthew Simmons, president, Simmons and Co., Houston, Texas; secretary: Robert Burke, Environmental Services, Inc., Houston, Texas; and assistant treasurer: Ardon Judd, staff vice president, Dresser Industries, Washington, D.C.
New members elected to the board were: Gordon M. Anderson, executive vice president and CO0, Santa Fe International, Alhambra, Calif.; John B. Griffiths, president, Hydril Company, Houston, Texas; Dale P. Jones, Executive vice president, Halliburton Company, Dallas, Texas; K. Terry Koonce, senior vice president, Exxon Company USA, Houston, Texas; Jack E. Little, executive vice president for E & P, Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas; Frank A.
March, president and CEO, Seaward International, Clearbrook, Va.; J. Landis Martin, president and CEO, NL Industries, Houston, Texas; John J. Murphy, chairman, president and CEO, Dresser Industries, Houston, Texas; William C.
O'Malley, executive vice president, Sonat Inc., Birmingham, Ala.; C.R.
(Bob) Palmer, chairman and CEO, Rowan Companies, Houston, Texas; George Parker, president, Teledyne Exploration, Houston, Texas; Ray R. Seegmiller, president and CEO, Marathon Manufacturing, Houston, Texas; Matthew R. Simmons, president, Simmons and Company, Houston, Texas; Ian Strecker, executive vice president, Schlumberger Limited, Sugarland, Texas; and Kenneth W. Waldorf, chairman and CEO, Zapata Gulf Marine Corp., Houston, Texas.
Texas Marine Unit Uses Yellowfin-built Shallow Water Vessels for Border Patrol missions. Menaced by Mexican drug cartels, the Texas Department of Public Safety operates a fleet of six shallow-water vessels it commissioned in late 2011 and 2012 to patrol its borders. The agency purchased the boats from
The bulk carrier Pride of Texas (shown above), first of a new class of U.S.-flag merchant ships, was delivered recently by Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas, to her owners, Asco-Falcon Shipping Company of Houston. The new ship, about 612 feet long with a beam of 93 feet and depth of
operations after its recent installation on the Houston Ship Channel. The new, multi-effect dehydrator will be operated by Oil Processors of Texas under a franchised lease agreement covering virtually all of the Gulf Coast. F.T. Levens, president of The Levens Corporation, the exclusive operator of
Company officials have announced that a new corporate organization, Levingston Industries, Inc., has been formed and will be headquartered in Orange, Texas. The formation of three wholly owned subsidiaries of Levingston Industries was also announced. They are: Levingston Shipbuilding Company, h e
Wardwell, NOIA's new vice chairman. He is chairman, president, and CEO of the world's largest diving company, Oceaneering International Inc., Houston, Texas. He has served as a member of the NOIA board of directors for five years and as NOIA treasurer for the past two years. Prior to joining Oceaneering in
Mark Lamb was appointed to the oil spill oversight counsel at the recent Texas Waterway Operators Association (TWOA) meeting. Mr. Lamb is currently the president of TWOA as well as vice president of Barge Transport Company Inc.. His term with TWOA will expire soon, and at that time a new president
societies and Federal agencies will review current and proposed rules and regulations related to marine/offshore operations at a seminar in Houston, Texas, September 15-16, 1977. The two-day seminar is sponsored by the Center for Marine Resources at Texas A&M University and the West Gulf Section of The
The election of Lola Grebe as a vice president of American Commercial Lines, Inc., Houston, Texas, was announced by E.D. Butcher, company president. Miss Grebe, with more than 30 years of experience in the treasury and accounting functions of American Commercial Lines, will now have overall responsib
Larry Baker Sr., president of Baker Marine Corporation, Houston, Texas, has announced that Texas USA Engineers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker Marine Corporation, has been renamed Baker Marine Engineers, Inc. Baker Marine Engineers, Inc. provides engineering services to the petroleum-relat
The second of three U.S.-flag dry bulk vessels being constructed at Levingston Shipbuilding Company was christened and launched recently at the Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 612-foot ship (shown above) hit the water after being christened Star of Texas by Mrs. Thelma Paden and Mrs. Marilyn Voss, co-sponsors
A new training series featuring firefighting techniques taught by Texas A&M University's Marine Firefighting Training School is now available from Gulf Publishing Company Video. The series, Marine Firefighting, has earned the endorsement of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS). "The
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