Board of Directors

  • J. Wayne Richards

    Mr. Richards has been a director of the Company since May 2014, and has served as the Company’s Chairman of the Board since August 2017. Mr. Richards has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GR Energy Services, Inc., an oilfield products and services company focused primarily on onshore production and downhole completion services in North America, since 2013. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Oilfield Services, a privately held oilfield products and services company focused on the artificial lift sector, from 2008 until 2011 when it was purchased by Halliburton. Mr. Richards served as Vice President of Artificial Lift for Halliburton from 2011 to 2013. Earlier in his career, Mr. Richards spent 25 years in various senior operational and sales and marketing positions at Schlumberger.
    Chairman of the Board
  • Dick Alario

    Mr. Alario has been a director of the Company since May 2014. Mr. Alario served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Key Energy Services, Inc., a provider of a complete range of well intervention services, since 2004 until his retirement in March 2016. Prior to joining Key Energy Services, Mr. Alario was employed by BJ Services Company, an oilfield services company, where he served as Vice President from 2002 after OSCA, Inc. was acquired by BJ Services. Prior to joining BJ Services, Mr. Alario had over 21 years of service in various capacities with OSCA, an oilfield services company, most recently having served as its Executive Vice President. He currently serves as ex-officio chairman, director and executive committee member of the National Ocean Industries Association. He is also a director of Kirby Corporation.
  • Terry Bonno

    Ms. Bonno has been a director of the Company since May 2014. Ms. Bonno served as a Senior Vice President of Industry and Community Relations for Transocean Ltd. since 2017, until her retirement in October 2018. Ms. Bonno previously served as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Transocean Ltd. from 2011 and Vice President Marketing from 2008 with oversight of Transocean’s marketing in 14 countries. Prior to this role, she served in various Director and Management roles at Transocean Ltd. leading the Marketing and Contracts efforts for West Africa and the Americas from 2001 until 2008. She served in a Director Marketing and Contracts role for Turnkey Drilling with RBFalcon and Global Marine (a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Drilling Technology Inc. (ADTI)) from 1993 until 2001, who later became acquired by Transocean Ltd. During her time with Global Marine from 1982 to 1999 she served in various Accounting Management roles.
  • Galen Cobb

    Mr. Cobb has been a director of the Company since May 2014. Mr. Cobb has served as Vice President Industry Relations for Halliburton since 2002, and is responsible for Halliburton’s industry relations global activities, energy trade policy issues, executive client relations, and trade organization oversight. He has worked for Halliburton for over thirty-nine years serving in various executive management positions in operations, marketing, sales and business development. From 1991 to 1994, he was Director CIS and China with oversight in establishing Halliburton’s presence and operations in these emerging markets. Later he was named Director Executive Sales and Business Development with expanded responsibilities for the worldwide development and promotion of Halliburton’s services and products.
  • Paul Coppinger

    Mr. Coppinger has been a director of the Company since December 2017. Mr. Coppinger has served as Division President of Weir Oil & Gas, which is part of Weir Group PLC, a publicly traded company listed on the London Stock Exchange, since 2014. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Coppinger served as President, Pressure Pumping, for the Weir Group, and from 2011 to 2012 as President Weir SPM. Prior to that, Mr. Coppinger was Group President of the Energy Segment of CIRCOR International, Inc. from 2001 to 2011. Mr. Coppinger has served on the board of directors of Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) since 2007.
  • James Crandell

    Mr. Crandell has been a director of the Company since May 2014. Mr. Crandell served as Managing Director of Cowen and Company from 2013 to 2016. Mr. Crandell served as Managing Director of Dahlman Rose from 2011 until its acquisition by Cowen and Company in 2013. Previously, he served as Managing Director at Barclays Capital plc from 2008 until 2011. Mr. Crandell was Managing Director for Lehman Brothers starting in 1999 until its acquisition by Barclays Capital in 2008. From 1981 until 1998, he held various posts at Salomon Brothers, including managing director, senior oil services analyst and director of U.S. equity research, before his promotion to global coordinator of equity research in 1994. Mr. Crandell has more than 30 years of experience as a Wall Street analyst focusing on oilfield services & equipment. He currently serves as a director of Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.
  • Rodney Eads

    Mr. Eads has been a director of the Company since May 2014. Mr. Eads has served as President of Eads Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned private investment firm since 2009. Mr. Eads previously served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Pride International Inc. from 2006 until 2009, where he was responsible for its worldwide offshore operations and South American and Eastern Hemisphere land assets. He served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations for Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. from 1997 until 2006. From 1977 to 1997, he served in several executive and operations management positions with Exxon Corporation, primarily in international assignments.