Forster Drilling Appoints New Director
Forster Drilling Corporation announced that John D. "Danny" Mullen, Founder, Director and General Counsel of Inwell, Inc., was elected a Director at its most recent Board of Directors meeting. Mr. Mullen replaces Bud Najvar who stepped down as a Director.
Fred Forster III, Chairman, Forster Drilling Corporation, stated, "We are excited that Danny has chosen to join our Board of Directors. Danny has been involved in the oil and gas drilling business for over 27 years. With his extensive management experience, strong leadership skills and proven track record in this industry, he will be a valuable addition to the Board."
Mr. Mullen served as Vice President and General Counsel of Wes-Tex Drilling Company of Abilene, Texas from 1980 until 1997. During this period Wes-Tex grew from a 12 rig fleet to 28 rigs and maintained a 93% rig utilization rate which was one of the highest in the industry at that time. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Mullen was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Patrick Petroleum of Tulsa Oklahoma. In 1997, he founded Inwell, a contract directional drilling company based in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Mullen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma.