Superior Energy — Board of Directors


  • Superior Energy Services
  • 1001 Louisiana Street
  • Suite 2900
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • Phone: +1 713 654 2200
  • Fax: +1 713 654 2205

Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

Terence E. Hall, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Hall has served as the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of the Company since December 1995. Since 1989, he has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Superior Energy Services, L.L.C., and Connection Technology, L.L.C., and their predecessors, both of which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company.

David D. Dunlap, President and Chief Executive Officer

David Dunlap was named Chief Executive Officer of Superior Energy Services, Inc. on April 29, 2010. Dunlap, a veteran oil and energy executive, most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of BJ Services Company, Houston, TX, a worldwide provider of pressure pumping, well completion, production enhancement and pipeline services. He has worked and held industry leadership positions both domestically and internationally for more than 25 years.

Peter D. Kinnear, Director

Mr. Kinnear held a variety of Board and executive management roles at FMC Technologies, Inc., including Chairman of the Board from October 2008 through October 2011, Chief Executive Officer from March 2007 through February 2011, President from March 2006 to April 2010, and Chief Operating Officer from March 2006 to March 2007. He has also held numerous management, operations and marketing roles within FMC Technologies and FMC Corporation since 1971.

Janiece M. Longoria, Director

Ms. Longoria has been a practicing lawyer for 35 years with extensive experience in securities litigation, regulatory matters and commercial litigation with Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall, L.L.P. and formerly at Andrews Kurth LLP.

Ms. Longoria is the Chairman of the Port of Houston Authority, with oversight over one of the busiest ports in the nation. She has also served on the board of directors of Centerpoint Energy, Inc. since 2005 where she serves on its compensation, nominating and governance committees. She also currently serves on the board of directors of the Texas Medical Center, MD Anderson Board of Visitors Cancer Center and the Greater Houston Partnership.

She has received numerous honors and recognitions for her community and board service, including the Distinguished Alumnus Award for the University of Texas, the 2008 Sandra Day O'Connor Award For Board Excellence, the Female Executive of the Year Award from the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and has been recognized as a "Breakthrough Woman" and inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce.

Michael M. McShane, Director

Mr. McShane's career in the energy industry spans more than 30 years, serving in a variety of executive management and financial leadership positions. Mr. McShane served as a director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Grant Prideco, Inc., from June 2002 until the completion of the merger of Grant Prideco and National Oilwell Varco, Inc. in April 2008, having also served as Chairman of the Board from May 2003 through April 2008. Prior to joining Grant Prideco, Mr. McShane held various management positions at BJ Services Company, highlighted by his position as Senior Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer and director of BJ Services from 1990 to June 2002.

Mr. McShane also serves as a director of Spectra Energy Corporation, Oasis Petroleum, Forum Energy Technologies, and serves as an Operating Partner to Advent International, a global private equity fund.

James M. Funk, Director

Mr. Funk served as a director of Westport Resources Company from April 2000 until its merger with Kerr McGee Corporation in June 2004. Mr. Funk also served as president of Equitable Production Company, from June 2000 until January 2003. Prior to this, Mr. Funk worked for 23 years at Shell Oil Company, where he held the positions of President, Shell Continental Companies (January 1998 through January 1999), Vice President, Shell Offshore, Inc. and General Manager, Shelf E&P Business Unit (October 1991 through December 1997), and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Midstream Enterprises, Inc. (April 1996 through December 1997). Mr. Funk holds a PhD in geology and is a certified petroleum geologist. Mr. Funk also serves as a director of Matador Resources Company, a private oil and gas company headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Harold J. Bouillion, Director

From 1966 until 2002, Mr Bouillion was with KPMG LLC where he served as Managing Partner of the New Orleans office from 1991 through 2002 and as Tax Partner-In-Charge of the New Orleans office from 1977 through 1991. Since his retirement from KPMG in 2002, Mr. Bouillion has served as the Managing Director of Bouillion & Associates, LLC, which provides tax and financial planning services. Mr. Bouillion is a Certified Public Accountant.

W. Matt Ralls, Director

Mr. Ralls has extensive leadership and financial management experience in the oil and gas drilling and production industry. Mr. Ralls's industry experience also includes serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of GlobalSantaFe Corporation from June 2005 until the completion of the merger of GlobalSantaFe with Transocean, Inc. in November 2007, having also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from November 2001 to June 2005. Mr. Ralls has held various other management and financial roles with other oil drilling and production companies.

Mr. Ralls also serves as a director of Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation and the American Petroleum Institute.