HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2015) - Energistics announced today that Ross Philo has joined Energistics as its President and CEO.

Mr. Philo has more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has worked for Maersk Oil, Halliburton and Schlumberger among others. He has held numerous executive management positions including CEO, CIO and other technology leadership roles. Mr. Philo has lived and worked in some 30 countries worldwide in numerous management assignments.

Commenting on his new position, Ross Philo said, "I am very pleased to be joining the team at Energistics and I look forward to contributing to its success and its industry-wide goals. I hope that my experience in the industry and my passion for standards will help me to take Energistics to the next level in terms of industry recognition and adoption."

Ben Williams, Vice President and CIO, Devon Energy and Energistics Board Chair, added, "The Board is excited to welcome Ross. He comes to our organization with great passion for our mission, a diverse background in the energy, telecom services and technology industries, and experience in numerous leadership roles. He will be an excellent leader of Energistics and a valuable contributor to the Board's vision for standards development and global adoption in the Oil and Gas Industry."

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 www.energistics.org.

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