HOUSTON - March 23, 2005
Baker Energy, a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (AMEX: BKR), recently announced that Phil Schneider has joined its domestic business development team. Schneider, who will be based in the company´s Houston office, will manage business development activities in the Houston and Dallas area for Baker´s Gulf of Mexico (GOM) labor operations business. Schneider will focus his efforts on maintaining and strengthening Baker´s leading position in the GOM, where the company is the largest operations and maintenance contractor in the GOM´s deepwater.
“Phil spent the past several years working closely with clients in the Gulf of Mexico labor industry, so he comes to Baker with the knowledge and experience that will continue to allow our business to grow there,” said Steve Roan, vice president of Baker´s Lafayette operations. “Phil has strong relationships within the operations industry in Texas that complement Baker´s current client base and represent potential growth opportunities with clients who do not have an established history of working with Baker in the Gulf of Mexico,” Roan said.
Mr. Schneider brings to Baker more than 28 years of experience with companies offering products and services to oil and gas producers along the Gulf Coast and in major onshore markets in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. Schneider holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University.Baker Energy works with oil and gas exploration and production companies worldwide providing total operations and maintenance solutions. By integrating its diverse operating and management skills, Baker has evolved into a single-source supplier of competency-based personnel recruiting and training, comprehensive operations, maintenance and production optimization, and supply chain management services.
Michael Baker Corporation (http://www.mbakercorp.com) provides engineering and energy expertise for public and private sector clients worldwide. The firm's primary services include engineering design for the transportation and civil infrastructure markets, operation and maintenance of oil and gas production facilities, architecture, environmental services, and construction management for building and transportation projects. Baker has more than 4,200 employees in over 40 offices across the United States and internationally.
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