Gallagher named president and CEO of American Gilsonite

American Gilsonite Co. Inc. (AGC), which supplies Gilsonite, has appointed David G. Gallagher as president and CEO.

Gallagher has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas service sector, having served with Schlumberger, CARBO Ceramics, and Baker Hughes in engineering, operations, product development, and executive management roles. He joined AGC in 2013 as senior vice president of commercial operations. Gallagher earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of New Mexico.

The company’s product, Gilsonite, is a naturally occurring asphaltite that serves as an effective binder and strengthener in a broad range of end uses. For decades, Gilsonite has been a key additive for drilling fluids and cementing in the oil and gas sector as well as for asphalt, inks and paints, and foundry.

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