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A roundup of the news regarding the water experts that help push our industry forward for August 29-September 25.

Career transitions

Alan Daza has become the director/CEO of SafBon Water Technology, following nearly a decade of work with Aquatech International. Daza most recently was Aquatech’s vice-president of business development for industrial markets. He began his water career with Seprotech Systems in 1995 and has also worked at companies including GE and Christ Water Technology. Daza holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Ottawa.
B3 Insight has hired JD Leach as an account executive, a role through which he will be helping midstream and upstream companies in the Permian Basin use data for industry challenges, strategic operations, and water management decisions. Leach had previously worked for companies including Blackbuck Resources, Devon Energy, Bosque Systems and Halliburton.
Connor Monk is now Mustang Extreme Environmental Services’ director of business development for water treatment services. He had previously served as a sales account manager at SwiftWater, and also has also held sales positions at companies including Bosque Systems and Weatherford. Monk holds a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Texas-Permian Basin.
Water management and construction services firm Legacy Energy Services has welcomed Steve Pruitt as its new director of marketing & business development. He has more than 25 years of business development, sales and marketing experience to support his mandate to expand Legacy’s footprint in the Permian Basin. Prior to joining Legacy, Pruitt served as Transwater’s general manager and director of business development for nearly three years.
Dennis Rodarte has moved on from his engineering position at Orion Water Solutions, an Austin-based water management company in the oil & gas and industrial water treatment market. While at Orion, he developed and implemented the company’s produced water reuse offering in the Permian Basin. Prior to joining Orion in 2017, Rodarte served as vice-president at Integrity Fracturing a startup that grew out of Express Energy Services’ water management division. While there he developed the company’s frac-on-the-fly and produced water reuse offering. Rodarte holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Raoní Souza has left Water to Sea, an electrocoagulation-focused water treatment company, where he worked as a production operator for more than a year in Brazil. Souza began his oil & gas career in 2010 as a roustabout at Diamond Offshore, working his way up to a subsea professional by the time he left the company in 2015. He has recently completed production operation and piping & instrumentation diagram training, and is looking forward to new opportunities to develop his career.
DRL Engineering has welcomed Marcus Sprenkel as a senior process consultant. He most recently served as process domain champion at Schlumberger, and also has experience at companies including Cameron, NATCO and Baker Hughes. Sprenkel’s expertise ranges from produced water management to seawater injection, with experience in the US, South African, Emirati and Brazilian markets. He has authored several technical articles and holds multiple patents for various water treatment-related systems and processes. Sprenkel holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Nottingham.

Job openings

US water intelligence platform B3 Insight is seeking an oilfield water solutions sales manager/senior account executive in Houston, Texas to help grow the company’s client base and strengthen relationships with existing customers. Ideal candidates should have sales experience, preferably within the oil & gas industry. For more information, click here.

Water treatment services provider CarboNet has a Midland Basin opening for a commercial manager. Those interested should have experience in sales or account management, be technically proficient in water treatment technologies and be willing to travel within the US and to Canada. To find out more about the position, click here.

Exterran is looking to fill several water-related positions at offices in North America and the Middle East:
  • Supply chain manager (Calgary, Canada)
  • Construction manager - oil & gas water systems (Oman)
  • Project coordinator - oil & gas water systems (Oman)
For more information on the positions and how to apply, click here.

Biochemicals manufacturer Solugen has several openings in Texas:
  • Control Systems/E&I Project Engineer (Houston)
  • Fermentation Process Development Scientist III (Houston)
  • Director of Analytical Chemistry (Houston)
  • QC/QA Technician (Slaton)
For more information on the positions and how to apply, click here.

Veolia Water Technologies is searching for someone to fill its position for an oilfield service specialist near Big Wells, Texas. The position involves the installation, commissioning, maintenance, and repair of a variety of oilfield water and downhole treatment equipment. To apply, click here.



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