Petro-Marine Names Murray Burns Manager Process Engineering
Murray Burns has been named manager, process engineering, in charge of the mechanical and electrical engineering services of the Houston, Texas, office of Petro-Marine Engineering, Inc., according to John W. Owensby, president.
The Gretna, La.-based company is one of the largest independent consulting engineering firms in the country serving the offshore petroleum and marine industries. It specializes in feasibility, design, planning and coordination of offshore marine structural, process and pipeline projects. Mr. Burns joined Petro-Marine in May 1976 as project engineer responsible for design, drafting, purchasing, fabrication and installation of offshore oil and gas production facilities.
He was associated with the Shell Oil Company from February 1969, until he joined Petro- Marine. His last assignment at Shell was as facility engineer in the Offshore Division, responsible for planning, design, fabrication, installation and start-up of offshore platform oil and gas production facilities and associated utilities.
Mr. Burns holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Texas A & M University, and is a registered civil engineer in Louisiana.