Nuverra Environmental Solutions (NYSE:NES)
, a leading provider of full-cycle environmental solutions to energy and industrial end-markets, welcomes oil industry veteran R.D. “Dan” Nelson to the Company’s Board of Directors. The appointment was previously announced as part of the Company’s fiscal 2013 third-quarter report.
“Dan brings tremendous experience that reflects the full spectrum of the petroleum industry, including production and refining, liquefied natural gas development, project management, and supply and trading,” said Chief Executive Officer Mark D. Johnsrud. “We are extremely fortunate to welcome him to Nuverra and look forward to the added vision and guidance he will bring to the Board.”
During his 32-year career with ExxonMobil, Mr. Nelson most recently served as a Vice President and officer of the corporation as the senior executive in Washington, D.C., leading the company’s government relations operations.
He also held a variety of other senior positions with ExxonMobil and Mobil in the United States, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. These positions included Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia, leading the LNG venture development function, management of Mobil’s shareholding in the Arabian American Oil Company; manager of Mobil’s Middle East Department, and head of planning and analysis for the supply and trading organization in Mobil’s global headquarters. Mr. Nelson served on the boards of several major petrochemical and refining joint ventures in which ExxonMobil had major ownership stakes, including the largest petrochemical plant in the world.
Mr. Nelson also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Washington, D.C.-based Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC), a not-for-profit organization that studies energy economics and policy issues with special emphasis on oil, natural gas, and petroleum product markets. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Mascoma Corp., a bioconversion company working to develop the efficient production of fuels and chemicals from biomass sources. He is a past director of the American Petroleum Institute.