C.E. Stinnett Jr., president of Austin Marine, Inc., 925 South Loop West, Houston, Texas 77025, an Austin Industries company, announces the appointment of Don McGee as manager, market development. Austin Marine is a contractor for heavy marine construction, specializing in pile driving, marine terminals, piers and other specialized work in support of marine activities.
Mr. McGee is a registered professional engineer. He graduated from Texas Christian University in 1949 with a BBA degree in marketing and an engineering minor. He has additional engineering study from Texas University, University of Indiana and Rice University.
Mr. McGee was formerly with Ocean Systems, Inc. His greatest achievement while there was project coordinator for engineering and construction of the world's first 1,500-foot diving system.
Austin Marine, Inc. of Houston is one of 11 operating companies of Austin Industries, with world headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. McGee has been active in the marine/off shore industry in sales, engineering and technical capacities for the past 19 years.
He is^a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Society of Manufacturing Engineers and a past president of the Marine Services Association of Texas.
The nuclear-powered attack submarine Dallas (SSN-700) was commissioned recently during ceremonies held at General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn. William P. Clements Jr., Governor of Texas, was principal speaker during the ceremonies. Mrs. Clements was the ship's sponsor. The Dallas
Hitachi Zosen recently received an order from Offshore Investments Limited, a subsidiary of Hunt International Resources Corporation of Dallas, Texas, to supply two jackup offshore type oil drilling rigs. After delivery, the rigs will be operated by Penrod Drilling Company, also of Dallas, a member
Jerry D. Icenhower has been appointed president and general manager of Glitsch Cryogenics, Inc., with duties to include full operational control of the organization. Simultaneously, Jimmy A. Ottinger was appointed vice president of production and will be responsible for all phases of manufacturing.
crude oil. Mr. Fetzner holds a B.A. degree in geology from Augustana College, Rock Island, 111., and an M.S. and Ph.D. degree in geology from the University of Wisconsin. He also holds an M.B.A. degree from Drexel Institute of Technology. Mr. Fetzner joined Sun in 1958 as a research geologist and
Jones, the area manager of the new Atlanta office, is coming back to his home town after a broad educational and shipping background. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles. Biehl & Company serves as U.S. general agents for South Atlantic and U.S. Gulf operations of major ocean shipping
, a career Foxboro employee, j o i n e d the company in 1948 after receiving his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University. He became president in 1970 and chief executive officer in 1973, succeeding Mr. Hayden in both positions. After beginning his Foxboro career
Marathon LeTourneau Company of Houston, Texas, has been awarded a contract by Placid Oil Company of Dallas, Texas, to convert the Penrod 72, a semisubmersible offshore drilling rig, to a floating production unit. The conversion will be done at Marathon's Brownsville, Texas yard. The work involves a
Hugh J. Kelly, president and CEO of the Ocean Drilling and Exploration Co. (ODECO), New Orleans, La., was recently elected chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for the 1988-89 term. The NOIA board of directors elected Mr. Kelly, along with its other officers, at the Association
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has issued a "Call For Papers" to be delivered at the 1985 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) to be held in the Astrohall, Houston, Texas, May 6 - 9, 1985. A 200 to 300-word abstract should be submitted on the official OTC form by September 14
New area offices in Perth, Australia, and Singapore have been established by Jet Research Center (JRC) of Arlington, Texas. The facilities will provide the complete range of JRC explosive technology to the petroleum, marine construction, and dredging industries. Ron Woods, area manager-business deve
Talon Technology Corporation, Richardson, Texas, was organized recently to provide mobile satellite data communications systems and consulting services to the petroleum, marine, and defense industries. Lynn B. Heitman is president of the new company, whose corporate headquarters are at 1819 Firman
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