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Aaron Swanson Joins DWL as Chief Operations Officer
Houston, TX (October 3, 2013) – Diversified Well Logging, LLC (“DWL”) announced today that Aaron Swanson has joined its team as Chief Operations Officer, responsible for all of the company’s operations. He will report to the President of DWL.
“We are excited and honored to have Aaron Swanson join our team,” said DWL President Richard Klibert. “He brings with him a wide variety of experience and specialized expertise that will help DWL grow and expand its opportunities.”
Mr. Swanson comes to DWL from Baker Hughes where he held numerous roles over the last 17 years. His experience includes deep-water mud logging, both domestic and international operations management, real-time operations center management, technical support and development of real-time systems, software development and project management, director of managed innovation and director of OCS regulations. Most recently he held the position of director of quality and reliability for the Western Hemisphere. He also served in the U.S. Navy for eight years, specializing in aviation electronics. While in the Navy, he served aboard the USS Kitty Hawk and taught at the Naval Air Technical Training Center.
Mr. Swanson has authored and presented numerous technical papers to industry symposiums, such as AADE 2001, SPE 2011 and Center for Offshore Safety 2013. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Product Development and Management Association, American Society of Quality and the Project Management Institute.
He earned his Master’s Degree in Project Management from Penn State University.
DWL is a portfolio company of Rock Hill Capital, a private equity firm that invests in small to lower middle market companies located in the South and Southeast U.S.
About Diversified Well Logging, LLC
Diversified Well Logging, LLC (www.dwl-usa.net), headquartered in Reserve, Louisiana, was founded in 1952 by the Klibert family. DWL is one of the largest independent providers of wellsite data analysis and evaluation services to the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry. DWL is a privately held business that specializes in mud logging and mud logging related services.
About Rock Hill Capital Group
Founded in 2007, Rock Hill Capital Group, LLC (www.rockhillcap.com) is a private equity firm that invests in small to lower middle market companies in the South and Southeast U.S. with enterprise values up to $75 million or with less than $10 million in EBITDA. Rock Hill focuses on industrial and energy service companies and value added distribution businesses. Currently, Rock Hill has over $130 million of committed capital under management through Rock Hill Capital I, L.P. and Rock Hill Capital II, L.P.