George Bruce Brumley, vice president operations for Scorpion Offshore, will retire in Q4 2009. He will be succeeded by James Harold Denney, who joined the company on 1 September 2009. Jon C Cole, Scorpion CEO and president, said, “Bruce has been an invaluable member of the Scorpion Team that within four years has built, delivered and commenced operations with six jackups in five countries throughout the world. Our excellent safety and downtime record is testimony to his efforts on behalf of the company.”
Mr Denney has more than 35 years of experience in the contract drilling business, the majority of which was with Nabors Industries. His has served as the operations manager for Nabors in the North Sea, president of Nabors Alaska and recently as chairman of Nabors Well Services.