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Prospect Expands its Engineering Team

Aberdeen, Scotland, (September 9, 2011) — Prospect, a Superior Energy Services company, announces a key addition to its Aberdeen-based engineering team with the appointment of Dr. John White as Engineering Manager.

Highly experienced in mechanical engineering, Dr. White has held senior managerial and engineering positions in sectors ranging from high-volume automotive manufacturing to the oil and gas industries. In 1998, he was awarded a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Birmingham. This was followed by an MBA from Napier University in 2003. He is currently on course to receive an MSc in Subsea Engineering from the University of Aberdeen in 2012.

“We are delighted that John is joining us as Engineering Manager," comments Prospect's UK Business Director, Colin Shellard. "He will strengthen the team with his wide ranging engineering background and his recent experience in the offshore umbilical installation sector. His proven leadership skills in engineering analysis will add greatly to our established track record of delivering exactly what our clients need.”

“This is an exciting time to be joining Prospect's managerial team," Dr. White adds. "The company already has strong technical capabilities and an excellent reputation. I look forward to working with the team and increasing the company's global involvement in high-value advanced engineering projects.”

Prospect provides integrated, multi-disciplinary engineering design and analysis consultancy services to clients worldwide, and is an independent subsidiary of the Wild Well Control group and Superior Energy Services Inc. Visit

Superior Energy Services, Inc. serves the drilling, completion and production-related needs of oil and gas companies worldwide through its brand name drilling products and its integrated completion and well intervention services and tools, supported by an engineering staff who plan and design solutions for customers.