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Aquatic Expands its Presence in the Americas with New Houston Appointments

Aquatic Expands its Presence in the Americas with New Houston Appointments

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22 March 2016

Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has expanded its team based in Houston. Bob Terrell joined Aquatic last month as regional manager, while Andrew Blaquiere has moved permanently from the Acteon group to Aquatic as proposals and project engineer. Both will focus on growing Aquatic’s business in the Americas.

Bob Terrell joins Aquatic with more than 30 years’ experience in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, with a substantial focus on subsea operations, having held roles in business development, sales and operational management. He has operational experience working in West Africa, the UK, Brazil, Canada and the US. Terrell holds a degreein international managementfrom Louisiana Tech University, and joins Aquatic’s leadership team reporting to Martin Charles, managing director.

Terrell said, "I am looking forward to developing and enhancing Aquatic’s global footprint through capital growthand personneldevelopment inNorth and South America, as well as supporting the development of new and existing client relationships in the region.”

Andrew Blaquiere has eight years of experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, and holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri. Blaquiere was seconded from the Acteon group to work with Aquatic in early 2015, where he has been providing local key customer support for projects in Houston. He has been successful in securing a number of recent project wins in the Gulf of Mexico.

Blaquiere said, "I am looking forward to working closely alongside Aquatic’s new regional manager, Bob Terrell. With a large range of modular equipment at Aquatic’s Morgan City facility, our aim is to deliver the complete flex-lay solution across the Americas region.”

Martin Charles, managing director, Aquatic, said, "With two highly experienced personnel leading our business activities in the Americas, customers can be confident in Aquatic’s commercial offering for their flexible product operations. Our global footprint continues to grow, and our investment in the Americas region remains an area of strategic focus for Aquatic.”