SOURCE: Energistics


May 06, 2014 08:00 ET

Energistics Elects Vasu Guruswamy to Its Board of Directors

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - May 6, 2014) -  Energistics announced today that Vasu Guruswamy, Vice President, Services, Schlumberger Information Solutions, has been elected to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Guruswamy joined Schlumberger in 1984 and has held various positions such as Wireline Petrophysicist, North Sea Operations Manager and Global Services Operations Manager. He was promoted to Vice President, Services in 2011. He is based in Schlumberger's London office.

On his election as a board member of Energistics, Vasu Guruswamy said, "I am honored to have been chosen to participate as a director on the Energistics Board and I look forward to contributing to the success of Energistics and its industry-wide goals."

Jerry Hubbard, President and CEO of Energistics, said, "We welcome Vasu to the Board of Directors and we look forward to his continuing contributions toward standards development and adoption."

Philippe Malzac, CIO, E&P of TOTAL and Energistics Board Chair, added, "The Board is delighted to welcome Vasu. He is well respected in the industry and brings with him many years of oil and gas E&P experience. He will be a key contributor to the Board's vision on standards development and global adoption."

Mr. Guruswamy earned his Masters of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York and his Bachelor of Technology degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

In addition to Mr. Guruswamy, the members of Energistics' board are Philippe Malzac, CIO, E&P for TOTAL who serves as Chair, Ben Williams, VP & CIO of Devon Energy, who serves as Vice Chair, Dean Forrester, Managing Director in Accenture's Global Oil & Gas Group, Segun Oyebanji, GM & CIO of Technical Computing for Chevron, Aashish Bansal, Vice President & Head of the Energy & Utilities Practice for Infosys, Eric Toogood, DISKOS Manager for NPD, Peter Eilsø Nielsen, Chief Geologist - Statoil, Matthias Hartung, Vice President Technical Data - Shell, Gerard (Gerry) Wolf, Upstream Technical Computing Manager - ExxonMobil, Matt Vanderfeen, Vice President, Petroleum Consulting - Weatherford, Chandra Yeleshwarapu, Director, Information Management & Platform Technologies - Halliburton-Landmark, and Jerry Hubbard, President & CEO for Energistics; who all serve as directors.

Energistics is a global, not-for-profit, membership organization that serves as the facilitator, custodian and advocate for the development and adoption of technical open data exchange standards in the upstream oil and gas industry. Uniquely designed to unite upstream industry professionals in a neutral and collaborative facilitation environment, Energistics membership consists of integrated, independent and national oil companies, oilfield service companies, software vendors, system integrators, regulatory agencies and the global standards user community. For more information visit our website at

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