Donald E. Bates has been appointed sales engineer in the International Sales Group of Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser Industries, Inc. Based in Kuwait, Mr. Bates will cover Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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.
Seaward International, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dexter H. Brown as director of marketing. He will be based at Seaward's corporate office in Falls Church, Va. and will be responsible for marketing and sales of the company's marine products.
John (Jack) J. McCarthy has joined Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser I n d u s t r i e s , Inc., Waukesha, Wis., as director of domestic field sales. In this position, Mr. McCarthy is responsible for the division's distributor organization and
Elliott Dubuisson has been appointed assistant manager-Central Offshore Engineering, effective i m m e d i a t e l y , it was announced recently by Robert C. Shields, vice president in charge of Producing-East for Texaco U.S.A. In his new assignment, Mr.
Henry J. Somerville has been appointed Director of Equipment Business Development for the newly-formed Corporate Business Development Group of Foster Wheeler Corporation. The group will direct Foster Wheeler's continued expansion into new fields of endeavor.
Joe B. Foster has been elected an executive vice president of Tenneco Inc., Houston. In his new post, Mr. Foster becomes a member of the company's Corporate Office and has been assigned overall corporate-level responsibility for an existing Tenneco operating unit,
Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) has announced that Douglas C. Wolcott has been appointed president of Chevron Shipping Company, the corporation's marine transportation subsidiary. Mr. Wolcott, currently a vice president and general
Brown & Root, Inc., Houston, Texas, a Halliburton Company, has announced the promotion of two new vice presidents, and the addition of another. Frank A. Akin, formerly manager of Business Development- Marine Services, was promoted to vice president-Business Development, Operations Services.
Throughout the world, shipping companies are converting to less powerful but more efficient propulsion, switching to diesels, or striving to get a better handle on fuel consumption in both diesel engines and steam turbines. A New O r l e a n s - b a s e d technology company,