FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 29, 2014
Jason Metrokin, President & CEO
(907) 278-3602 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Patrick M. Walsh to lead BBNC subsidiary Peak Oilfield Service Company LLC
Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick M. Walsh to President, CEO of Peak Oilfield Service Company LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBNC, effective January 1, 2015. Walsh will be responsible for the company’s support services for some of the world’s leading resource development companies in Prudhoe Bay, Cook Inlet, Valdez and North Dakota.
Walsh has been instrumental in streamlining Peak’s cost-effectiveness of the construction, maintenance and transportation services to meet customer needs. He brings with him excellent hands-on experience in many areas of the company from his last 16 years partnering with both personnel and customers.
Walsh will be filling the position to be vacated by Michael R. O’Connor upon his retirement on December 31, 2014. O’Connor has served as President of Peak for the past 27 years and will remain with the Company in a part-time capacity to help support BBNC and Peak management.
Peak Oilfield Service Company is an Alaskan based contractor that provides an assortment of services including ice road construction, rig moving, rig support, overland transportation, and maintenance and operations throughout the oil and gas industry. The company has over 800 employees.
Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is a responsible Alaska Native investment corporation dedicated to the mission of “Enriching Our Native Way of Life.” Established through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA), BBNC works to ensure the continuation of the life and culture of its over 9,700 shareholders – the Eskimo, Indian and Aleut Natives of Southwest Alaska’s Bristol Bay region.