Coastal Flow Names Earnie Rhodes as Permian Basin Operations Manager

HOUSTON, March 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Coastal Flow Measurement family of companies today announced that Earnie Rhodes has joined the company in the position of Permian Basin Operations Manager. Mr. Rhodes comes to Coastal Flow with well over 20 years of field experience working for major and independent companies throughout the oil and gas industry, with a focus on all aspects of wellhead automation. He is extremely well versed in a broad range of production and related technologies, including those which underlie the products and services from Coastal Flow's BirdDog Information Systems division, such as remote data retrieval, alarming, and the newly launched BirdDog LACT-Pro® Controller & Ticketing Service.

In his new role as Permian Basin Operations Manager, Mr. Rhodes will be responsible for advanced hydrocarbon measurement and field services with a focus on communications and telemetry. His activities will range from initial site surveys and path studies through to systems deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

Jayson Payne, Vice President of Digital Operations for Coastal Flow, said that, "Earnie's broad background brings a wealth of field automation experience to our BirdDog Information Systems division. We're thrilled to welcome Earnie aboard during this exciting period of growth for our company and are confident that his knowledge and extensive production systems background will help to further elevate the company's growth in the Permian Basin."

Mr. Rhodes will be based in the Midland-Odessa, Texas area, but will be providing advanced technical services and support for all BirdDog and related Coastal Flow field activities regardless of location.

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.