National Supply Names Four Officials To Key Drilling Equipment Posts

National Supply Company, a major manufacturer of o i l f i e ld machinery headquartered in Houston, Texas, has named four men to key positions with its drilling equipment product line.

Phillip P. Musmeci was named general manager-subsidiary companies, with responsibility over Par Industries and Derrick Services International, recently acquired by the company to expand its range of drilling equipment. Mr. Musmeci brings more than 25 years of National Supply marketing and management experience to his new responsibilities.

Par is a shipyard in New Iberia, La., which specializes in design and manufacture of production platforms, barge rigs and small jackups. Derrick Services is a maker of masts and substructures for drilling rigs with manufacturing facilities in Tomball, Texas, and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Donald W. Vogelsang was promoted to area manager-Europe, Africa and the Middle East for National drilling equipment sales, succeeding Mr. Musmeci. He will continue to supervise the company's London office where he has been serving as managing director, National Supply Company (U.K.) Ltd., a British subsidiary. James D. Shaver was named special projects manager. He is responsible for development of a third-generation, hydraulic, automated rig intended for 20,000- foot drilling operations. The new rig is presently under manufacture and is expected to be ready for drilling about mid-year.

Russ J. Wisecup succeeds Mr.

Shaver as worldwide product manager for drilling equipment. He has his office in Houston, and is responsible for National drilling machinery products, including the administration of production schedules and orientation training of rig crews on operation and maintenance of equipment.

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