HOUSTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) announced today that it has promoted Cliff Chamblee to Executive Vice President - Contracting Services. Helix's Contracting Services divisions include the Subsea Construction, Well Operations and Robotics business units. Mr. Chamblee co-founded Canyon Offshore, Inc in 1997 and has been with Helix since its acquisition of the business in 2002, most recently serving as President of that business unit. He also served as Senior Vice President of the Americas at Sonsub Inc. from 1986 to 1997.
Owen Kratz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Helix, stated, "I am pleased to announce Cliff's promotion to this position. He has proven to be an invaluable asset to Helix through his leadership of our Robotics business. Canyon Offshore is a global leader in its field and has consistently generated excellent financial performance under Cliff's leadership. We have every confidence in his abilities to lead all of our Contracting Services business units."
Helix Energy Solutions Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an international offshore energy company that provides development solutions and other key life of field services to the energy market as well as to our own oil and gas business unit.
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