Patrich Simpkins has joined Allegro’s board. He was previously Senior VP of Duke Energy.
Arthur D. Little has appointed Joseph Coote as new Global Energy & Chemicals Practice Leader.
Oliver Taylor has been appointed Seismic Data Manager with Common Data Access.
Former FERC Director William Hederman has joined Concept Capital’s Washington Research Group as Senior Energy Analyst.
James Smith, Chairman of Shell UK, has been elected president of the Energy Institute.
Energy Solutions has appointed Clare Spottiswoode and Pascal Colombani to its board. Chairman Lance Hirt is stepping down.
FMC Technologies has named Alf Melin as Treasurer.
Emmanuel Kerrand heads-up GE Energy’s new Technology Center in Belfort, France. Cristiano Tortelli has been named sales leader for GE Oil & Gas’ turbomachinery business.
GeoEye has appointed Joseph Greeves as Executive VP and CFO. Greeves hails from Managed Object Solutions.
Richard Tyson has joined Getech as a Senior Geochemist and Peter Kovac as Structural Geologist.
Gray Wireline Service has appointed Mark Harris as president and CEO.
Nance Dicciani has been named to Halliburton’s board of directors.
Mark Stevens has been appointed as VP of Sales (EMEA) for Isilon and Tim Goodwin is VP sales, Japan.
Liz Birnbaum is the new Director of the US Minerals Management Service. Birnbaum was previously director for the Committee on House Administration at MMS.
The Well Abandonment Working group of UK Oil and Gas has launched an abandonment performance review and is creating a North Sea well abandonment benchmarking database.
Larry Heidt is chairman and CEO of Nabors Well Services.
UK-based Oilennium has joined forces with Oilfield Training Center (OTC) to develop interactive training programs for Ghana’s emerging oil and gas industry.
Richard Cooper is now CEO of Offshore Hydrocarbon Mapping. Cooper joined OHM when the company acquired Rock Solid Images in 2007.
Optelligent Solutions has joined the ‘PetroComputing IT Professional Outsourced Development and Sales’ (PODS) initiative, sharing a single sales team amongst multiple vendor companies.
Paul Groves is now MD of Petrofac Training Services succeeding Leigh Howarth. Groves was previously with Shell.
Missy Edwards has joined Red Hen Systems as marketing analyst.
At the International Supercomputing Conference last month, an SGI Altix ICE 8200 cluster chez Total was the list’s top commercial deployment.
Tom Blades has joined Siemens as President and CEO of its oil & gas division.
Peter Nürnberg has joined the Texas Digital Library as Chief Technology Officer.
Nanci Caldwell, former executive VP and chief marketing officer for PeopleSoft, has been appointed to Tibco’s board of directors.
Nigel Pollard has been appointed new Director of Engineering Excellence by John Wood Group. Pollard hails from BP.
Carrie Manion, Senior VP Sales, is leaving WellPoint Systems.
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