PIDX International Announces New CEO

PIDX International Announces New CEO 
HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/28/12 --  Tony Aming, President of
PIDX International (PIDX), announced that Christopher (Chris) H.
Carter will be the Chief Executive Officer of PIDX effective January
1st, 2013. Carter will be responsible for managing the day-to-day
operations of PIDX, and overseeing its growth and continued
development as a vital standards organization for the oil & gas
industry. Mr. Aming stated, "While volunteers are an important
component of PIDX's strength, PIDX's growth and importance to the oil
and gas industry demands a full time CEO. This is another step in the
evolution of PIDX towards helping improve the capability of all
businesses engaged in or with the oil and gas industry to effectively
and efficiently conduct e-business with each other." 
Chris has held IT leadership positions in companies in the oil & gas
and telecommunications industries, as well as various strategic and
change management consulting engagements. In addition to leading the
global IT organizations for RigNet, Inc. and CapRock Communications,
Chris served as Director of E-Commerce for National-Oilwell Varco,
Inc. He has spent his 18-year career in Information Technology
focusing on facilitating and streamlining the electronic business
value chain. 
Chris holds a B.A. in Computer Information Systems from Washburn
University, and a J.D. from the University of Kansas. 
Mr. Aming will assume the role of Past President effective
immediately. Tony stated, "I will continue as a volunteer and will
fill that important role on the Executive Committee as Past President
to ensure a smooth transition and to support Chris as needed. We look
forward to his successes and PIDX's increasing role to provide value
to the oil and gas industry." 
"Tony has led PIDX through this transitional phase, and we all thank
him for his tireless efforts," said William Le Sage, Chairman of the
Board of PIDX. "The journey is not over and Tony's role as Past
President will be invaluable."  
About PIDX, Inc.
 PIDX, Inc. is the industry managed non-profit
standards body for e-business in the global oil and gas industry.
PIDX International's mission is to provide a global forum for
delivering and maintaining the process, information and technology
standards that facilitate seamless, efficient electronic business
within the oil and natural gas industry and its e-business community. 
For more than two decades, PIDX volunteers have developed and
maintained standards as needed by the industry and its constantly
evolving technologies and processes. PIDX has held meetings in the
United States, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and for the
past ten years has been exclusively supported by member hosted
meetings.  
CONTACT:
Dave Wallis
PIDX Marketing Committee
US +1 (832) 681 7353 or UK +44 (0) 778 070 0782
dwallis@pidx.org