Two industry veterans join IWS to accelerate the adoption of digital completion technologies.

HOUSTON, TEXAS (April 7, 2022) – Intelligent Wellhead Systems Inc. (IWS) is pleased to announce that Bill Henn and Rip Stringer have joined the IWS team to help the industry accelerate the adoption of digital completion technologies. Henn and Stringer report to William Standifird, IWS CEO.

Standifird commented, “I’m delighted that Bill and Rip are helping operators and service companies evaluate how our inVision® Technology Platform improves completions performance,” said Standifird. “Their years of oilfield experience will contribute to our efforts to make hydraulic fracturing, wireline, and pressure control operations in unconventional wells safer and more reliable.”

Bill Henn’s 34-year oilfield career includes management, technology innovation, and business development leadership positions in drilling, completions, and production technologies with startups and Halliburton. As the Strategic Technical Advisor at IWS, he will work with industry executives and senior managers to understand how they can streamline the adoption of digital completion technologies.

Rip Stringer is a 35-year global oilfield industry veteran with extensive onshore and offshore drilling and completion technology experience. He has held various technical and commercial positions with startups and with Schlumberger. As Director of Industry Affairs at IWS, he is responsible for ensuring the IWS team creates effective connections between operators, service companies, and technical societies.

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