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Arthur D. Little has published a whitepaper ‘The projects, technology and procurement organization’ reviewing Shell, Statoil and others’ best practices.

Baker Hughes has named Mario Ruscev as CTO. He joins from Geotech.

Cincinnati Bell unit CyrusOne is adding a third data center to its Houston West location. The 120,000 sq. ft. 24 MW facility will open Q1 2013.

Gary Tootle will head-up eLynx Technologies’ new Calgary office.

Emerson has appointed Mark Bulanda as executive VP industrial automation. He succeeds Emerson Europe president Jean-Paul Montupet who is now chairman of the Industrial Automation business.

Paul Rosenblum heads-up Greater Yield’s new energy industry practice.

Helix Energy Solutions has appointed Jan Rask to its board of directors.

IBM is opening a Natural Resources Industry Solutions Lab (NRIS Lab) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, focusing on automated solutions for mining and oil and gas.

Philip Neri has been appointed VP global marketing for Ikon Science. He was previously with TerraSpark Geosciences.

Infotechnics has opened a new office in Warwick, England, and recruited Gordon Duthie as a sales executive and Jim Ross and Nabil Kabbani to its technical team.

Gilles Simon is business development manager at Ipcos in Montpellier, France.

Steve Larson has joined Neuralog as Business Development Manager.

Guy Gueritz is EAME oil industry business development manager for Nvidia.

Baker Hughes IT director Andy Morley has joined the OFS Portal management board.

Jenny Linton has replaced Bernard Morneau as president of OSIsoft. Morneau is now OSIsoft’s chief strategy officer. Martin Otterson has been promoted to senior VP sales, marketing, and industry.

FMC Technologies has appointed Bob Potter as president. He was previously with Energy Systems. Doug Pferdehirt has joined as Executive VP and COO.

Rajant Corporation has recruited William ‘Rusty’ King as VP, Oil & Gas and Terry Wason as VP of business development. King hails from Hydratight and Wason from Smart Technologies.

Ian Wood is to retire as Wood Group chairman. CEO Allister Langlands takes his place as Bob Keiller becomes CEO.

Petrosys has recruited Richard Li, Peter Mullins, Nikhil Sobti, Zohreh Nejadian and Raymond Gahan.

Reservoir Group has appointed Simon Howes to head up its data management business, Interica. Howes was previously with Carl Zeiss.

Yerlan Andashev heads-up T.D. Williamson’s new office in Atyrau, Kazakhstan.

Erik Van Kuijk is now director, strategic innovations upstream oil and gas at Tata Consultancy Services.

Dallas energy attorney Vince Murchison is forming the Murchison Law Firm focusing on the pipeline industry.

Jeff Spath (Schlumberger) is the 2014 president of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

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