Folks, facts and orgs ...

News this month from Sensornet, ER Mapper, Decision Dynamics, MetaCarta, Deloitte, Roxar, Geotrace, ITF, Ionik, Ikon, IHS, Emerson, Siemens, Rose & Associates, Digital Oilfield, Datalog, AspenTech, Hyperion, Aker Kvaerner, Scotia Watrous, BGP, Input-Output, Veritas and WellPoint.

Sensornet has appointed Neale Carter as CEO. Carter was previously was with EasyWell.

Shanmugam Ganeshkumar is to manage ER Mapper’s new office in Singapore.

Colum Bastable has joined the Decision Dynamics board. Bastable is president of Cushman and Wakefield LePage.

Yelimed Calcurian is to manage 4Sight Technologies’s new office in Barcelona, Venezuela.

MetaCarta has appointed Rick Hutton as VP of content services. Hutton was previously with VideoLink.

Anna Kostikova has joined Deloitte’s Moscow team to work on the development of PetroView Russia data.

Roxar has appointed Even Gjesdal as CFO. Gjesdal has been with Roxar for three years prior to which he was with Bjørge ASA.

Gary Matyas is director of Geotrace’s Latin American Operations.

Neil Poxon is MD of the UK’s Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF). Poxon was previously manager of CETCO Oilfield Services.

Ionik Consulting has appointed Mark Linton as global business leader.

Ikon Science has acquired UK-based GeoPressure Technology, developer of the PressureView geopressure package. Ikon has named Martin Bawden as VP sales in the Far East at its new Kuala Lumpur office. Ikon has also appointed David Williams as General Manager of its Houston unit. Bawden was previously with Fugro and Williams CEO of VoxelVision.

IHS has acquired drillstem test data specialists Canadian Hydrodynamics whose data set was built over a 45 year period by founder Nor Hannon.

Emerson Process Management and Siemens Automation and Drives have announced support for the Global Fieldbus standard.

Rose & Associates has appointed Allison Dunn as office manager. Dunn was previously with Burlington Resources.

Cameron Davis is to head up Digital Oilfield’s new London office. Davis was previously with Landmark.

Datalog Technology has sold its Mud Logging unit to Carlyle-Riverstone Funds and Cherington Capital.

AspenTech has been selected to optimize production at PTT E&P’s Bongkot gas field.

Hyperion is to implement the new Operator Training Simulator (OTS) at Saudi Aramco’s Riyadh refinery. The OTS will also be used for process analyses and de-bottlenecking studies.

Martinus Brandal is now president and CEO of Aker Kvaerner. Aker has signed a memorandum of understanding with the engineering and construction arm of China Petrochemical Corporation (SINOPEC) to target Saudi Arabia and other Middle East markets.

Scotia Waterous has named Drew Hickey as MD and Tony Kilcullen as director for its EMEA division. Jinping Cheng is now director for Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Chinese seismic contractor BGP has awarded Input-Output unit Sensor what is claimed as the largest geophone contract ever—for 375,000 geophones. The jugs will be deployed on Saudi Aramco’s Berri Field.

Shaun Graham has been promoted to Manager of Veritas’ Libya office in Tripoli and Don Pham has been promoted to Manager of the company’s Singapore processing center.

WellPoint Systems has appointed Bruce Petrie as CFO. Petrie was previously with Ridgeway Petroleum.


Schlumberger’s Seabed data model has 1,200 tables, not 12,000 as we stated in our May 2006 issue. We misspelled BearingPoint’s Adam Dreiblatt’s name in our interview last month—apologies.

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