GlobalSantaFe Announces Addition to Board of Directors.HOUSTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Worldwide offshore oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation today announced the election of W. Richard Anderson to its board of directors.
The addition increases to 11 GlobalSantaFe's total board membership. Anderson, a Certified Public Accountant Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
An accountant who has met certain standards, including experience, age, and licensing, and passed exams in a particular state. with extensive industry experience, will serve on the board's audit committee.
Anderson currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Prime Natural Resources, Inc., a closely held A phrase used to describe the ownership, management, and operation of a corporation by a small group of people.
In a closely held corporation, the same people often act as shareholders, directors, and officers, and no outside investors exist. oil and natural gas exploration and production company that he joined as Chief Financial Officer in 1998. He previously was Managing Partner for the Houston office of CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. firm Hein & Associates, LLP LLP - Lower Layer Protocol . Anderson currently serves as a director of Calibre Energy, Inc., and Boots & Coots International Well Control, Inc.
GlobalSantaFe is a leading provider of offshore oil and gas drilling and drilling management services. The company owns or operates a mobile fleet of marine drilling rigs that operates in major drilling regions around the world, including premium and heavy-duty, harsh-environment jackups, semisubmersibles, and dynamically positioned ultra-deepwater drillships. More information can be found at http://www.globalsantafe.com/ .
Contact Information Investors: Media: Richard Hoffman Jeff Awalt 281-925-6441 281-925-6448
CONTACT: investors, Richard Hoffman, +1-281-925-6441, or media, Jeff Awalt, +1-281-925-6448, both of GlobalSantaFe Corporation
Web site: http://www.globalsantafe.com/