BARCELONA, SPAIN and HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  Energistics, the upstream oil and gas industry open standards consortium, announced today that its Board of Directors has named Jerry Hubbard, as the organization's Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hubbard has held the position of Executive Vice President of Business Development since 2006 and has played a large role in the organization's successful rebrand which resulted in significant growth. The Board previously appointed Mr. Hubbard corporate Treasurer in 2008. This announcement was made at the Board's mid-year meeting in Barcelona, Spain.

"In each of his roles at Energistics, Jerry has been invaluable in our efforts to rebrand, grow the organization and effectively communicate the need for the adoption and deployment of standards in the upstream energy industry," said Randy Clark, President and CEO, Energistics. "As Energistics continues to grow in size and global reach, Jerry's knowledge of industry standards and effective leadership will be a tremendous asset to both the organization and its valued members."

Mr. Hubbard will now be responsible for operations, financial management, human resources, marketing and communications for the 20-year-old upstream E&P standards organization.

He will continue to be responsible for delivering the global adoption message for Energistics' open standards portfolio, for increasing Energistics membership value and for building the global Energistics user community. In addition, Mr. Hubbard serves as the Energistics Executive Sponsor for the National Data Repository Work Group under the Regulatory Special Interest Group.

About Energistics
Energistics is a global, not-for-profit consortium uniquely designed to unite upstream oil and natural gas industry professionals in a neutral and collaborative facilitation environment to develop and deploy open data exchange standards and to address E&P information challenges. Membership consists of integrated, independent and national oil companies, oilfield service companies, hardware and software vendors, system integrators, regulatory agencies and the global standards user community. For more information visit our website at

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