Gregory Rachal, SPE, was appointed president at Oilfield Helping Hands (OHH). OHH is a nonprofit charitable organization comprising volunteers devoted to providing financial assistance to oilfield workers in financial crisis. Since it was founded in 2003, OHH has raised more than USD 3.3 million for more than 300 families through donations, corporate memberships, and fundraising events. Rachal has extensive experience in drilling fluids, and held positions with M-I SWACO and Halliburton in sales, product line and account management, and operations and project management. He holds a BS degree in industrial art from Northwestern State University and postgraduate qualifications in management and computer science from Tulane University.