Graham’s experience and industry knowledge will make him a valuable resource to companies in the offshore energy business, helping them improve their operations and efficiency.
Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) December 01, 2011
Houghton International, the fastest growing global supplier of metalworking fluids, specialty hydraulic fluids and services, welcomes J. Graham Craig to its Offshore products team. Mr. Craig joined the company in November as director of Houghton’s Global Offshore division.
Based in Houston, Mr. Craig will lead the Houghton Global Offshore team in growing business with customers in oil and gas exploration and production. He will also lead strategy and execution for organic growth and potential acquisition in Houghton’s energy services business sector.
Mr. Craig has more than 20 years of experience in oilfield services, equipment and chemicals. In his previous role at GE Oil & Gas, he directed a global marketing team of former VetcoGray and Hydril colleagues. Prior to his work at GE, Mr. Craig spent nearly 19 years at Baker Hughes.
“Graham’s experience and industry knowledge will make him a valuable resource to companies in the offshore energy business, helping them improve their operations and efficiency,” said Jack Finnegan, Houghton’s regional marketing and business development director, Americas. “We look forward to his future efforts in expanding Houghton’s global reach in the offshore industry.”
Mr. Craig earned Master of Science and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering (corrosion engineering) from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
About Houghton International Inc. Since 1865, Houghton International Inc. has been serving the metalworking, automotive, and steel industries, along with a variety of other markets including the offshore oil exploration and production industry, with the development and production of specialty chemicals, oils and lubricants. Headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., Houghton maintains manufacturing and research facilities throughout the world. Houghton International continues its focus to expand its customer service operations and grow its worldwide facilities. Visit houghtonintl.com.