By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Feb. 18 -- The Marine Well Containment Co. has assembled its management team to supervise the independent organization formed to provide rapid response equipment to contain any well control incidents in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
MWCC was founded by ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC. BP PLC later joined the group. Membership is open to all companies operating in the US Gulf. MWCC is based in Houston.
Marty Massey was named MWCC chief executive officer. He formerly was the US joint interest manager for ExxonMobil Production Co.
Dan Smallwood, formerly ConocoPhillips operations manager of Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana, was named MWCC chief operating officer.
Astley Blair, formerly division finance officer for Chevron global supply and trading, was appointed as chief financial officer. Charles Miller, formerly vice president production, Shell Brazil, was named chief technology officer.
Carmine Dulisse, formerly security and emergency preparedness and response manager with ExxonMobil Development Co., was named health, safety, and environment officer.