April 16, 2007


Lafayette, La., has announced the promotion of Doug Keller to vice-president of marketing and business development, with responsibilities encompassing all Knight companies.

Keller, who earned a BS degree from Louisiana Tech University, has been with Knight for 18 years.

Knight is the largest privately held rental tool business in the oil and gas industry. The company operates with four business units: Knight Oil Tools, Knight Fishing Services, Well Services, and Manufacturing.

PSL Energy Services Ltd.

Aberdeen, has announced the appointment of David Kay as country manager for Kazakhstan, and has opened a new office in Atyrau.

Kay has wide experience in well engineering disciplines, working for major operators in the North Sea, and in various roles in the former Soviet Union. During his 10 years with Baker Hughes, Kay worked in Uzbekistan, Siberia, and Moscow.

PSL Energy Services Ltd. provides oil and gas services from regional bases in Stavanger, Great Yarmouth, Houston, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Baku, and Algeria. Its core activities are well services, process, pipeline, excavation, and inspection services, and hydraulic workovers.

Barnes & Click Inc.

Dallas, has announced that D. Loren Fuller has joined the firm as a senior consultant to the gas midstream and LNG industries.

Fuller most recently was engineering coordinator at Woodside Petroleum in Perth, and previously was with ChevronTexaco, and Dynegy. He earned his chemical engineering degree from Oklahoma State University.

Barnes & Click Inc. is a management and engineering company serving operating companies and financial institutions active in the international hydrocarbons industry.

Continental Alloys & Services

Houston, has announced its acquisition of Alloy & Oilfield Pte Ltd., Singapore. The move enhances the company’s distribution and skilled manufacturing services capabilities.

Continental Alloys & Services, formerly Continental Casing Ltd., is a leading materials management company, distributing pipe, tube, bar, and manufacturing tools for energy service companies’ well completion programs around the world.

OpenSpirit Corp.

Sugar Land, Tex., has announced the appointment of Lyn Babec as vice-president of marketing.

Babec holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. She joins OpenSpirit from Halliburton Drilling Evaluation & Digital Solutions/Landmark, where she held production operations and systems development roles.

OpenSpirit Corp. is an independent software company, providing integration solutions for upstream applications and data.