Cal Dive Appointments New COO

Cal Dive International, Inc. announced today that Mr. Bart H. Heijermans will become Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in early September. In this position he will be responsible for the overall management of the Production Facilities, Well Operations and Deepwater Contracting business units. Mr. Heijermans holds a Master of Science degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Delft, the Netherlands, is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, executive program and has over fifteen years of varied experience in the oilfield sector. For the last eight years he has occupied senior management positions and most recently was the Senior Vice President - Offshore and Gas Storage for a leading North American provider of midstream energy services. "We are delighted that Bart Heijermans will soon join our executive management team," said Martin Ferron, President of Cal Dive. "He has a very impressive track record in both the deal-making and execution aspects of several significant and innovative offshore field development projects, e.g. Marco Polo, Cameron Highway and Independence Hub. He will, therefore, play a key role in the future of Cal Dive as we continue to position the company to acquire and exploit marginal hydrocarbon reservoirs." Cal Dive International, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an energy service company which provides alternate solutions to the oil and gas industry worldwide for marginal field development, alternative development plans, field life extension and abandonment, with service lines including marine diving services, robotics, well operations, facilities ownership and oil and gas production.