HOUSTON, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. ("Oceaneering" or the "Company") (NYSE: OII) announced today that William B. Berry has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Berry served as Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production, of ConocoPhillips Company from 2003 until his retirement on January 1, 2008. He has over 30 years of domestic and international oil and gas experience with ConocoPhillips and Phillips Petroleum Company. Mr. Berry holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Continental Resources, Inc. and Frank's International N.V.
Oceaneering's Chairman of the Board, John R. Huff, stated, "We are very pleased to welcome Bill to Oceaneering's leadership team. His commitment to our Core Values and extensive experience in the global energy industry will make him an ideal addition to Oceaneering's Board of Directors. We look forward to leveraging Bill's deep industry knowledge, strategic vision and operational insights as we strive to grow our business and increase the wealth of our shareholders."
Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries.
For more information on Oceaneering, please visit www.oceaneering.com.
Director, Investor Relations
Oceaneering International, Inc.
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