LOCUS BIO-ENERGY SOLUTIONS™ EXPANDS HOUSTON-AREA OPERATIONS: HIRES NEW DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY, PLANS NEW HEADQUARTERS AND LABORATORY
Dr. Amir Mahmoudkhani to spearhead innovation alongside new sales and operations team members for Houston headquarter launch
THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (May 29th, 2019) Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™, an oil technology firm whose unique methods to substantially increase oil well performance continue to gain industry notice, is opening a new headquarters and lab in the Houston area, and has recruited another top industry executive to drive technology for the rapidly growing company.
Dr. Amir Mahdmoudkhani, who was previously Clariant’s Global Head of Flow Assurance, is Locus Bio-Energy’s new Director of Technology, company CEO Jonathan Rogers announced. Mahdmoudkhani will work from Locus Bio-Energy’s new 7,100+ square-foot headquarters, complete with state-of-the-art laboratory for oilfield applications, scheduled to open in July.
Mahdmoudkhani, who holds a Ph.D. in Material Chemistry from Sweden’s Göteborg University, joins new Director of Operations David Siegfried and Production Chemicals Business Development Director Jason Thompson, who will both be based in Locus Bio-Energy’s Midland, Texas facility in the heart of the Permian Basin—the world’s most productive oilfield.
“We’re thrilled to build a strong team and bring on board experts like Amir, who is one of the most respected and experienced product development and technology managers in the business,” Rogers said. “Being able to attract people of the caliber of Amir, David and Jason validates the exciting, cutting-edge work that Locus Bio-Energy is doing, and shows that top industry talents want to be part of what we are doing.”
Dr. Mahdmoudkhani will lead and coordinate all major development projects for new and novel technologies relating to Locus Bio-Energy’s unique biosurfactant treatment program, utilizing his previous experience overseeing activities in drilling, completion and production chemicals.
The new team members join Locus Bio-Energy as demand and industry recognition for the company’s innovative biosurfactant technology grows. The company was recently honored for New Technology Development of the Year at the 2019 Northeast Oil & Gas Awards, and more than doubled its employees in the past year.
Oil companies across the U.S. are expressing interest in Locus Bio-Energy’s AssurEOR treatment program, which substantially increases oil and gas production. The patent-pending technologies are safe, easy to use and customizable for each application—ultimately maximizing the production rates and lifespans of both horizontal and vertical oil wells. To learn more, visit LocusBioEnergy.com.
About Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™
Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™ offers patent-pending treatments based on the by-products of non-GMO microorganisms for oil applications that are cost-competitive, biodegradable and safer than current chemical and traditional treatments, with even better results. A world-class team of R&D scientists have solved many of the problems plaguing other biological product-based treatments with the development of AssurEOR FLOW™ and AssurEOR STIM™. The products include customized treatments optimized for specific well conditions for enhanced oil recovery, wellbore cleaning, and paraffin wax and asphaltene dispersal, including the cleaning of rods, pipelines and flow lines, casings and solidified storage tank bottoms. For more information, visit LocusBioEnergy.com.