Don Vardeman joined the board of directors at Independent Project Analysis. Vardeman recently retired from Anadarko as vice president of worldwide project management after serving as an officer at the company since December 2011. He was responsible for facilities execution for Anadarko's major projects in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique, and the US Gulf of Mexico. Vardeman was vice president of marine facilities engineering at Kerr-McGee prior to the company's merger with Anadarko in August 2007. Earlier in his career, he held project management, drilling, and facilities positions with Oryx, Sun Exploration and Production, and Amoco.
Vardeman received the Offshore Technology Conference's Distinguished Achievement award in 2016. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University.