EDS Makes Two Senior Appointments

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
John Meckert

Environmental Drilling Solutions (EDS), a provider of drilling waste management, solids control and backyard management solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced two senior-level additions to its management team: John Meckert as chief executive officer (CEO) and John Marty III as business development manager

Meckert joins EDS with 23 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, primarily in oilfield services and drilling. He has spent most of his career at various divisions of Nabors Industries, the world’s largest land driller. Most recently, he led the services and rentals division at Canrig Drilling Technology and served as the senior vice president and general manager at Peak USA Energy Services. He has worked in operational management and financial leadership positions both domestically and internationally and began his career with Conoco as a petroleum engineer. Meckert holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in petroleum and natural gas engineering from Penn State University. 

Marty joins EDS with more than 30 years of experience in the drilling fluid and solids control segment of the oil and gas industry. As the business development manager, Marty will focus on developing new business opportunities to generate corporate growth while enhancing business activities. Most recently, he served as U.S. general manager, solids control, for Strad Energy Services. Marty is an active member of the American Petroleum Institute (API), the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

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