Pond names new Vice President for Energy Services
Pond, an industry leader in engineering, construction, planning and architecture services, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brannen Butts to Vice President of our Oil & Gas programs and leader of our office in The Woodlands, Texas.
“Brannen’s hard work and commitment to the firm has earned him this recognition which is so very well deserved. We are proud of his success and excited for the future of these programs,” said President Lorraine Green.
Brannen has over 14 years of experience in engineering design and management in the Energy industry, designing numerous pipelines, facilities and complex oil and gas systems worldwide including projects in the U.S., Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
He has been responsible for the growth and development of the Natural Gas and Pipelines programs at Pond and is focused on expanding our oil and gas reach across the country. Brannen is passionate about developing Pond’s industry leading team and strengthening our energy markets in Houston.
“Brannen has always embodied our corporate values and demonstrated extreme ownership in everything he touched, including leading and building our Natural Gas program into a multi-million-dollar operation which continues to grow,” said Tony Parker, Chief Executive Officer.
Brannen holds B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has extensive experience in the design of oil and gas transmission, storage and distribution facilities, regulator and meter stations, flow control and hydraulic design including pipe stress and surge analysis, and horizontal directional drill and jack and bore design.
“The opportunities in the Houston market are a natural fit with our core business and we’re already seeing the benefits of our growing presence here. I couldn’t be more proud of what our team has accomplished so far and I’m looking forward to continuing our momentum here, in the surrounding basins and across the country, “said Brannen.
Pond was named ENR’s 2018 Southeast Design Firm of the Year and Engineering Employer of the Year by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers. Pond is a technology-driven full-service engineering, architecture, planning, and construction firm providing design solutions to defense, government, corporate and private clients worldwide. With 24 locations throughout the U.S. and overseas, Pond is one of the fastest growing A/E/C firms in the country.