Boots & Coots Strengthens Sales Team

Boots & Coots International Well Control reports that Andrew Schiro, Jr. has joined the business development team as Global Sales Executive.

"We are pleased to have Andrew join the Boots & Coots development team," said Larry Burleson, Director of Global Relations. "He brings extensive industry knowledge, vast experience and leadership, and we feel fortunate that he will represent us while working with our current and prospective customers."

"It is an exciting time to join Boots & Coots as they are experiencing significant growth and success," said Andrew Schiro, Jr. "The Company's offerings continue to grow at a steady pace, and it continues to be recognized as a leader in the pressure control industry. I'm looking forward to bringing my experience to the organization and building relationships with our customers."

Mr. Schiro has 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has worked with both major and independent oil companies in various supervisory rolls for their drilling and production departments as well as owned Schiro Consulting Company, performing consulting services both internationally and domestically. Most recently, he was the Senior Project Manager for three years with Weatherford International overseeing their sales project management group. His broad experience ranges from field supervision, sales and engineering, and well planning. Mr. Schiro received his bachelor's degree of business administration in Management from the University of Houston. He is also a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, International Association of Drilling Contractors, and the American Association of Drilling Engineers.

Boots & Coots International Well Control, Inc., Houston, Texas, provides a suite of integrated oilfield services centered on the prevention, emergency response and restoration of blowouts and well fires around the world. Boots & Coots' proprietary risk management program, WELLSURE®, combines traditional well control insurance with post-event response as well as preventative services, giving oil and gas operators and insurance underwriters a medium for effective management of well control insurance policies. The Company's SafeGuard program, developed for regional producers and operators sponsored by Boots & Coots, provides dedicated emergency response services, risk assessment and contingency planning, and continuous training and education in all aspects of critical well management.