HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NCS Multistage, LLC, today announced the creation of a Corporate Technology Group that will focus on new technology research and development, including identifying and commercializing complementary technologies and services that will enable its customers to improve efficiency and maximize hydrocarbon recovery.
The new group combines NCS’ Emerging Technology, Engineering and Corporate Technical Services teams with Anderson/Thompson Reservoir Strategies, NCS’ newly formed reservoir engineering and consulting business.
CEO Robert Nipper explains, “Our emphasis on technology delivery will ensure our clients the reservoir analysis, insights and technologies that will allow them to best achieve their resource recovery objectives.”
In support of this commitment, NCS Multistage has also made several executive appointments.
- Marty Stromquist, formerly Chief Operating Officer, will lead the Corporate Technology Group in his new role as Chief Technology Officer. Stromquist has served in technical and management positions in the oil and gas industry for more than 35 years and is recognized as a pioneer and leader in the field of coiled-tubing fracturing.
- Tim Willems has been appointed Chief Operations Officer and member of the NCS Executive Committee. Willems has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, and in his five years with NCS has led a team that has significantly grown the company’s domestic and international footprint. He most recently held the position of President of U.S. and International Operations.
- Joe DeGeare was named President of U.S. Operations, reporting to Tim Willems. DeGeare has served as Vice President of Sales and Operations in the U.S. since joining NCS Multistage in 2012. He has more than 30 years of industry experience in the U.S. and international markets, holding positions in sales, operations, marketing, and management.
- Don Getzlaf, formerly Chief Technology Officer, will serve as Executive Advisor for the NCS Board and as a member of the NCS Multistage Executive Committee. He will continue to provide valuable strategic input for the direction of NCS Multistage.
These appointments, in conjunction with the creation of the new Corporate Technology Group, better position NCS Multistage for continued growth. “I look forward to seeing our renewed focus on innovation and new technology development bring strength to NCS and meaningful value to our customers,” said Nipper.
About NCS Multistage
NCS Multistage, LLC, is the world leader in coiled-tubing-deployed fracturing technology used in multistage completions. The independent technology and services company has operated throughout North America, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, China, and Russia, with a record of more than 6,500 field successes. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas. More information is available at www.ncsmultistage.com.