Geospatial Appoints Porter as Head VP of Worldwide Energy Operations

Geospatial Holdings, Inc. has announced the hiring of Todd Porter as Executive Vice-President/Worldwide Energy Operations. Prior to joining Geospatial, Porter served as the Director -- Pipeline Integrity Management at Tuboscope Pipeline Services, a division of National Oilwell Varco, a worldwide leader in energy production and oilfield inspection services.

Geospatial will be introducing its Smart Probe pipeline mapping technologies along with pipeline integrity and data management services to the energy industry at the International Pipeline Conference 2008 to be held September 29 through October 3, 3008 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the TELVUS Convention Centre, in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Geospatial will be exhibiting and presenting a technical paper at the conference.

Mark Smith, Geospatial’s CEO stated, "Todd brings years of experience in pipeline integrity management to Geospatial. He has developed a phenomenal reputation worldwide within the energy industry as an outstanding authority on the development and utilization of cutting-edge technologies for the pipeline management industry. I am delighted to have been able to entice such a capable executive as Todd to join us at Geospatial."

Porter stated, “I couldn’t be more excited with my decision to join with Mark and the current management team to help grow Geospatial. Geospatial's technologies and business model are 'cutting-edge' and our prospects for rapid penetration of not only the energy markets, but also the electrical and municipal markets world-wide are huge."

Geospatial will be opening a new office in Houston, Texas to house its energy operations.