Richard A. Pattarozzi, SPE, was appointed to the board of directors at Environmental Drilling Solutions. He currently also serves on the boards of FMC Technologies, Tidewater Inc., and Stone Energy Corporation. Pattarozzi is a former director of Superior Energy Services, Global Industries, Transocean Sedco Forex, WellLogix, and OSCA. After more than 33 years of service, he retired in 2000 as vice president of Shell Oil Co., where his responsibilities included Shell Deepwater Development Inc., Shell Deepwater Production Inc., and Shell’s shallow water Gulf of Mexico E&P business. Pattarozzi previously served as CEO and president for both Shell Deepwater Development and Shell Deepwater Production, and as vice president of Shell Offshore Inc. He earned a BS degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois.