David D. Dunlap is President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Superior Energy Services, a position that he has held since April 2010. Superior Energy Services serves the oil and gas industry worldwide through its drilling products and services, subsea and intervention technologies and broad ranging marine services.
Under Daveâ€™s leadership, Superior has grown through a focus on exceeding customersâ€™ expectations and strategic acquisitions, including the acquisition of Complete Production Services in 2012, which accelerated Superiorâ€™s expansion into the U.S. land market and doubled the size of the company. Daveâ€™s strong belief in empowering employees to drive profitable growth is a critical component in the companyâ€™s successful growth strategy.
Mr. Dunlap received the 2013 Transformational CEO award for the United States Gulf Coast Area presented by Ernst & Young as part of the organizationâ€™s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards program.
Prior to joining Superior, Mr. Dunlap was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for BJ Services Company. During a twenty-five year career with BJ Services he served in a variety of engineering, operations, and management positions including President of the Companyâ€™s International Division and Vice President of Division Sales.
Mr. Dunlap is a member of the Board of Directors of LINN Energy, Texas A&M University Petroleum Engineering Industry Board, Texas A&M College of Engineering Advisory Council, Texas A&M 12th Man Foundation Board of Trustees, The John Cooper School Board of Trustees, and the Woodlands Childrenâ€™s Museum Board of Directors.
Mr. Dunlap graduated from Texas A & M University in 1984 with a BS in Petroleum Engineering. He has authored numerous technical papers and articles during his career on topics of formation damage, stimulation, completions and reservoir conformance.