Joe Hurt (right), IADC regional vice president North America and lead staff land/HSE, presents Justin Hodges (left), director of safety, claims & risk at Hodges Trucking, with the IADC Committee Chairman’s plaque for leading the Rig Moving Committee from 2010 through 2011. Mr Hodges’ successor is Anthony Zacniewski, director of HSE at Bandera Drilling.
Dave Geer has joined IADC as regional director for the Middle East & Africa, responsible for coordinating and promoting the IADC’s activities in those regions.
Mr Geer has more than 34 years of experience in the drilling industry, including 15-plus years working offshore in several positions and 19 years in management positions in sales, project management and marine operations.
He has expertise in MODU operations, risk management, safety and loss control, regulations and contracts.