HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Coastal Flow Measurement family of companies today announced that Jayson Payne has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Digital Operations. Mr. Payne has been with Coastal Flow for 16 years, working in a variety of gas measurement positions involving management, customer service, and technical support activities. Most recently, as iMeasurement Manager, he has spearheaded the seamless integration of all company measurement functions while also directing field technicians and internal IT operations, and he's been instrumental in the development and rapid growth of the BirdDog™ Information Systems division.
In his new role as VP of Digital Operations, Mr. Payne will be responsible for coordinating the company-wide deployment and use of all digital information systems, while continuing to lead IT and field services and remaining integrally involved with BirdDog Information Systems. As the industry, in general, and Coastal Flow, in particular, rapidly moves to ever more advanced digital oilfield operations, the timely and cost-effective use of information technologies will be integral to ensuring that the company remains an innovative technical pacesetter and profitable business leader.
Mark B. Fillman, COO for the Coastal Flow Measurement Companies, said that "Jayson's broad background in gas measurement and testing for the energy industries, as well as his diverse IT knowledge and experience, make him uniquely qualified to assume this key senior role with the company and to direct the continued growth of our digital operations. He brings an added dimension and depth to our leadership team that is fundamental to the company's continued success."
Mr. Payne is well known and highly regarded in the industry, having presented papers and conducted courses at such events as the International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (ISHM) and the American School of Gas Measurement Technology (ASGMT). He is a degree holder in Computer Science and has successfully completed numerous industry certifications and advanced technical training curricula. Mr. Payne will continue to work from Coastal Flow's corporate headquarters in Houston.
About Coastal Flow
The Houston, Texas based Coastal Flow Measurement family of companies continues to grow dramatically and now ranks among the largest energy measurement services and software providers in the world. Its operating companies include: Coastal Flow Liquid Measurement, a rapidly expanding organization that provides a broad range of hydrocarbon liquid measurement products and services, including custody transfer measurement as well as meter proving and calibration; Flow-Cal®, the international leader in advanced software and services for electronic flow measurement; Coastal Flow Gas Measurement, including its Energy Labs, Field Services, and iMeasurement Services, the recognized experts in seamlessly providing value-added hydrocarbon measurement services from field operations to final accounting; and BirdDog™ Information Systems, offering advanced remote data collection, processing, and web-based delivery.
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Source:Coastal Flow Gas Measurement, Inc.