Industrial Scientific Corp.,

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Pittsburgh, Pa., has named Scott Lordo to the newly created position of global director of product development. He will lead the product development process at Industrial Scientific, having direct responsibility for building a program office, with program managers responsible for the multifunctional execution of new product development projects. He will also have “dotted-line” responsibility for engineering and will lead the global coordination of engineering practices and standards. Previously, Lordo worked at Cattron-Theimeg, where he held the positions of senior engineering manager of rail solutions, application/development engineering manager, and most recently director of program management. He has BS in electrical engineering and an MBA, both from Penn State University.

Industrial Scientific is a global leader in gas detection and monitoring instruments, systems, and related services.

Knowledge Reservoir LLC and 3GiG LP,

both of Houston, have formed a strategic alliance to offer business process and well life-cycle management services to the oil and gas industry. Upstream companies will have access to 3GiG’s technology and expertise through Knowledge Reservoir asset consulting teams for use across the scope of their projects, from well planning (drilling to plug and abandonment) to field development planning, lead and prospect generation, workflow tracking, and acquisition and divesture packaging. The alliance coincides with the release of 3GiG’s new business process, knowledge and well life-cycle management system, Prospect Director 2.0©.

Knowledge Reservoir is a leading global energy consulting firm headquartered in Houston, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ziebel AS. Knowledge Reservoir provides geoscience and engineering consulting and resourcing solutions to clients worldwide from offices in Texas, California, the UK, Norway, Denmark, Oman, and Malaysia.

3GiG specializes in delivering high-value software and consulting services focused on business process, knowledge, and decision and project information management for E&P companies.


Paris, named Arnaud Réal senior vice-president, financial control. Previously, Réal was corporate controller at Alcatel-Lucent, where he spent 17 years in finance and financial control in France and Belgium. Prior to that, he worked as an auditor for Coopers & Lybrand in Paris.

Technip is a global leader in oil, gas and petrochemical engineering, construction, and services. It manufactures flexible pipes and umbilicals and builds offshore platforms in its plants and fabrication yards in France, Brazil, the UK, the US, Finland, and Angola and has a fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.