Petris Appoints VP of Development

Petris announced the appointment of Chris Ring as Vice President of Development. In this role, Ring will lead the development and quality assurance teams to continue Petris's heritage of bringing practical, cost effective innovations to the upstream energy industry.

Ring comes to Petris after holding various technical positions with Landmark/Halliburton. Most recently, she served as Director, PMO providing oversight, metrics and governance of Landmark's portfolio of projects, as well as Development Manager and Group Program Manager in the Information Management & Infrastructure technical business line which included management of development, documentation, and project management staff for OpenWorks, PetroBank Master Data Store, Corporate Data Store, PowerExplorer, PowerHub, Advance Data Transfer, Reference Data Manager and WOW. Prior to holding these two positions, Ring held a series of positions with increasing responsibilities.

Ring began her career with Amoco Production company where she served as a Petroleum Geophysicist. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Houston Baptist University and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Geology from Michigan State University. Ring also holds a PMP certification. Ring will be working from the Petris Headquarters in Houston, Texas.

"We are excited that Chris has joined us in this important position," said Jim Pritchett, President and CEO of Petris. "The technical expertise and proven success that she brings to Petris makes her uniquely qualified to drive innovation in our product development and solutions.

Ring fills the position recently held by Jeff Pferd. Pferd will be taking on a new role within Petris developing and leading a new Strategic Consulting service to help clients define and develop best practices in wellbore, drilling, production and MDM/information management. More information about this new service will be available in the coming weeks.