BJ Tubular Names Brad Pellegrin as N. American Area Manager

BJ Services announced that Brad Pellegrin has been appointed Area Manager – North America for BJ Tubular Services. In his new role, Pellegrin manages the division's operations in North America, and is responsible for all aspects of budgeting, forecasting and implementation of BJ Tubular Services' processes.

Pellegrin is playing an instrumental role in the consolidation of Petro-Drive and Cajun Tubular Services as the result of BJ Tubular Services' recent acquisition of the two Louisiana-based companies. "One of Brad's primary objectives is to effectively transition both Petro-Drive and Cajun Tubular Services into the BJ Tubular Services environment," said Neil Gordon, general manager of BJ Tubular Services. "This transition is critical to our ability to successfully grow the business into a substantial services provider of hammer, casing, tubular and completion assembly services in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore throughout North America. With his in-depth experience of the industry, as well as in North America and the Gulf of Mexico, he was the perfect candidate for the position. I have every confidence in his ability to achieve these objectives with care and efficiency," he added.

With 16 years experience in the oilfield service industry, he brings a wealth of operations and management experience of the Gulf of Mexico market. Prior to his appointment, Pellegrin served for two years as worldwide manager – inside sales and service for XL Systems in Broussard, Louisiana. From 1986 through 2001, Pellegrin worked in a number of senior management, operational, marketing and sales roles for various oilfield services companies, including nine years with American Oilfield Divers in New Iberia, Louisiana.

Based at the BJ Tubular Services facility in Broussard, Louisiana, Pellegrin reports directly to Neil Gordon of BJ Tubular Services and lives in Lafayette, Louisiana.

BJ Tubular Services specializes in personnel and equipment for running casing and tubing, particularly premium connections, high chrome content tubulars, dual, triple and sub-sea completions, as well as hydraulic hammer conductor and caisson driving services.