Santa Fe Engineering Names Billy Ennis VP
Billy M. Ennis has been promoted to vice president of Santa Fe Engineering & Construction Co., and assigned to company headquarters in Orange, Calif., as operations manager-marine construction.
For the past five years, Mr. Ennis was assigned to the company's offshore construction and pipelaying operations in the North Sea. He was North Sea area manager in Leith, Scotland, since September 1976.
In his new assignment, Mr.
Ennis will have responsibility for all Santa Fe c o n s t r u c t i o n and pipelaying vessels in both the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, including the reel ship Apache currently under construction in Galveston, Texas. He will continue to report to Ben B. Creel, senior vice president and general manager of marine construction.
Mr. Ennis is a 1959 civil engineering graduate of Texas Technological College, and worked for a major oil company on the U.S. Gulf Coast for 13 years before joining Santa Fe.
Gary L. Matlock succeeded Mr. Ennis as area manager in the North Sea.
Santa Fe Engineering & Construction Co. is a subsidiary of Santa Fe International Corp.