Intelligent Wellhead Systems Inc. (IWS) announced that Bill Henn and Rip Stringer have joined the IWS team to help the industry accelerate the adoption of digital completion technologies, according to a press release issued by the company.

Henn boasts a 34-year oilfield career that includes management, technology innovation and business development leadership positions in drilling, completions and production technologies with startups and with Halliburton. As the strategic technical advisor at IWS, he will work with industry executives and senior managers to understand how they can streamline the adoption of digital completion technologies.

As a 35-year global oilfield industry veteran, Stringer brings extensive onshore and offshore drilling and completion technology experience to the company. He has held various technical and commercial positions with startups and with Schlumberger. As the director of industry affairs at IWS, he is responsible for ensuring the IWS team creates effective connections between operators, service companies and technical societies.

“I’m delighted that Bill and Rip are helping operators and service companies evaluate how our inVision Technology Platform improves completions performance,” IWS CEO William Standifird commented in the release on April 7. “Their years of oilfield experience will contribute to our efforts to make hydraulic fracturing, wireline and pressure control operations in unconventional wells safer and more reliable.”

IWS is a privately owned technology and services company backed by Pason Systems Inc. Based in Houston, the company designs, tests, manufactures and deploys proprietary and unique digital safety and efficiency workflow technologies for oil and gas well completion operations.