Smit Nymegen Corporation Holds Seminars On Independently Fired Inert Gas Generators

Smit Nymegen recently held a series of one-half-day seminars on independently fired inert gas generators. In addition to various shipyards, seminars were conducted at the Whitehall Lunch Club in New York City, the Galleria Plaza in Houston, Texas,


CRC Names O'Neill To Vice President Post

Ben C. Montgomery, group vice president of the Pipeline Operations Group of the Crutcher Resources Corporation of Houston, Texas, recently announced that Hugh O'Neill is being promoted to vice president and general manager of the company's Canadian pipeline equipment operations.

Adams & Porter Associates Names Glotfelty And Currie

James D. Glotfelty has been appointed a vice president for Adams & Porter Associates, Incorporated, Houston, Texas, and John Currie has joined the firm's Employee Benefits Group as an account manager. Announcement of the new additions was made by Richard R.

Bethlehem Beaumont Shipyard To Build Offshore Rig For Houston Offshore International

Houston Offshore International, Inc. has ordered construction of an offshore oil drilling rig from Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas shipyard. Announcement of the contract was made by Jerry E. Chiles, president of Houston Offshore, and Barry Long,

Appoint Hession President Of Koehring Clyde, Whirley Crane Producer

The appointment of John C. Hession as president of Koehring Clyde, Brookfield, Wis., was announced recently by Vincent L. Martin, executive vice president of Koehring Company, a unit of AMCA International Corporation. Koehring Clyde produces and markets

Fuel Management Systems Lease Program Introduced By DiFlo International

DiFlo International recently announced that the company is introducing a monthly lease program for its Series 1000 Fuel Management Systems as an alternative to an outright purchase, according to Thomas E. Prosser, DiFlo president. Available to

Phoenix Management Rig To Be Built By Bethlehem Sparrows Point

Phoenix Management Corporation of Houston has awarded B e t h l e h em Steel Corporation's shipyard at Sparrows Point, Md., a contract for construction of a mobile offshore oil drilling rig. Announcement of the contract was made by William R. Hargrove,

Brown And Symon Named To Board Of Liberian Shipowners' Council

The Liberian Shipowners' Council has elected Grady C. Brown as chairman of the board of directors for a two-year term, and Stanley Symon as vice chairman for a one-year term. Mr. Brown is vice president, operations and technical, of Conoco Shipping Company in Houston,

Federal Barge Lines Names David Ruffner Manager Eastern Region

David B. Ruffner has been appointed manager-Eastern region for Federal Barge Lines, Inc., it was announced by Thomas F. Maloney, vice president-marketing of the St. Louis, Mo.-based common carrier. Mr. Ruffner will establish new regional offices for Federal in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Coastal States Trading Appoints Three New Vice Presidents

Three vice presidents have been elected by Coastal States Trading, Inc., a subsidiary of The Coastal Corporation, the Houston-based energy supply company. Jorge Chamot will serve as vice president responsible for South American crude oil supply