Oct. 1, 2007

ModuSpec USA

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Houston, has appointed Peter F. Lewand as vice-president and general manager. He will be responsible for operations in North America, Central America, and parts of South America.

Lewand has over 25 years of industry experience, serving in various engineering and managerial capacities for Schlumberger and FMC Technologies. He received a BS degree in engineering from the New York Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the University of Texas-Dallas.

ModuSpec is an independent company providing risk management services since 1986. They are a world leader in equipment inspections and audits, having conducted over 4,000 rig inspections in 20 years.

Germanischer Lloyd AG (GL)

Hamburg, has announced its acquisition of the British company Advantica Holding, based in Loughborough. The acquisition strengthens GL’s presence in the UK, Middle East, and US markets, and provides the company with a range of services to extend across the life cycle of oil and gas installations.

Advantica offers project consulting services for oil and gas production, storage, LNG terminals, pipeline engineering, combined with corresponding software solutions and consulting services for installation performance, maintenance, and process control.

Germanischer Lloyd’s Industrial Services unit has focused on third party certification and inspection, independent design verification, production monitoring of components and installations, as well as risk-based inspections and condition surveys of production facilities, both onshore and offshore.


Houston, has announced the acquisition of InnerLogix, a leading provider of data quality management software and services for the exploration and production industry. InnerLogix has offices in Houston and Stavanger.

Schlumberger is a leading global oil field services company, supplying technology, information solutions, and integrated project management to optimize reservoir performance.

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

London, has announced that Andrew Hart has joined the firm as a partner in the London office. Hart will be part of the firm’s global energy projects team. He earned his law degree from Edinburgh University.

Founded in 1919, Fulbright.& Jaworski LLP is a leading full-service international law firm with nearly 1,000 lawyers in 16 locations.