Smit Nymegen recently held a series of one-half-day seminars on independently fired inert gas generators. In addition to various shipyards, seminars were conducted at the Whitehall Lunch Club in New York City, the Galleria Plaza in Houston, Texas,
Ben C. Montgomery, group vice president of the Pipeline Operations Group of the Crutcher Resources Corporation of Houston, Texas, recently announced that Hugh O'Neill is being promoted to vice president and general manager of the company's Canadian pipeline equipment operations.
James D. Glotfelty has been appointed a vice president for Adams & Porter Associates, Incorporated, Houston, Texas, and John Currie has joined the firm's Employee Benefits Group as an account manager. Announcement of the new additions was made by Richard R.
Houston Offshore International, Inc. has ordered construction of an offshore oil drilling rig from Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas shipyard. Announcement of the contract was made by Jerry E. Chiles, president of Houston Offshore, and Barry Long,
The appointment of John C. Hession as president of Koehring Clyde, Brookfield, Wis., was announced recently by Vincent L. Martin, executive vice president of Koehring Company, a unit of AMCA International Corporation. Koehring Clyde produces and markets
DiFlo International recently announced that the company is introducing a monthly lease program for its Series 1000 Fuel Management Systems as an alternative to an outright purchase, according to Thomas E. Prosser, DiFlo president. Available to
Phoenix Management Corporation of Houston has awarded B e t h l e h em Steel Corporation's shipyard at Sparrows Point, Md., a contract for construction of a mobile offshore oil drilling rig. Announcement of the contract was made by William R. Hargrove,
The Liberian Shipowners' Council has elected Grady C. Brown as chairman of the board of directors for a two-year term, and Stanley Symon as vice chairman for a one-year term. Mr. Brown is vice president, operations and technical, of Conoco Shipping Company in Houston,
David B. Ruffner has been appointed manager-Eastern region for Federal Barge Lines, Inc., it was announced by Thomas F. Maloney, vice president-marketing of the St. Louis, Mo.-based common carrier. Mr. Ruffner will establish new regional offices for Federal in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Three vice presidents have been elected by Coastal States Trading, Inc., a subsidiary of The Coastal Corporation, the Houston-based energy supply company. Jorge Chamot will serve as vice president responsible for South American crude oil supply