Glori Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: GLRI) has elected Mark Puckett as the company’s new chairman of the board. Puckett succeeds John U. Clarke, who resigned June 29 from Glori's board after four years of service to focus on other business commitments.
Puckett has served as a member of Glori's board since April 2011. He began his career at Chevron Corp. in 1973 and served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in exploration and production before retiring as president of Chevron's Energy Technology Co. in 2008, where he was responsible for managing the company's technology resources across all business segments. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Dean's Advisory Council, College of Engineering, at Texas A&M University. Puckett also serves on the board of directors of Concho Resources.
Glori Energy is a Houston-based energy technology and oil production company that deploys its proprietary AERO technology to increase the amount of oil that can be produced from conventional oil fields. Glori owns and operates oil fields onshore US and additionally provides its technology as a service to explorationa and production companies globally.