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Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc. Announces Shareholder Christopher Frier Brown as President

New President appointed by Board of Directors.

    HOUSTON, TX, June 06, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the nomination of Christopher Frier Brown, MBA, LCSW as President of the Company.

Mr. Brown is only the third President in the 68-year history of SPL, and is the grandson of W.A. "Dubb" Frier and the son of Herb Brown.

Mr. Brown has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Organizational Behavior and Business Policy from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. He also obtained a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Social Work from the University of Houston.

Mr. Brown began his career with SPL in 1994 and has spent the past 18 years in such diverse roles as Director of Human Resources, Operations Manager, Vice-President of Environmental Laboratory Services and Director of Organizational Development.

"It is a tremendous and humbling honor to represent the third generation of our family as President of SPL," said Brown. "I look forward to leading the organization and our employees as we continue to provide our clients with best in class services."

SPL's leadership team includes Mark Brown, Chairman and corporate shareholder; Kimberly Noble, corporate shareholder; Stephen Grenda, Chief Operations Officer; David Rowland, Chief Financial Officer; Craig Falgout, EVP, Sales & Marketing; Kathy Richardson, Corporate Secretary; Lennie Zeringue, EVP; Jeff Wild, Senior Executive; Joe Landes, Vice-President; Royce Miller, Vice-President; and Robert Bienvenu, Vice-President.

About Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc.:

Established in 1944, SPL was one of the first major suppliers to service the exploration & production, petrochemical, refining, pipeline and retail markets with petroleum and environmental testing services. Today, SPL is recognized globally as an industry leader in oil and gas measurement, allocations, auditing, and laboratory services. The company has performed work throughout the United States as well as international markets that include the China Sea, Kuwait, Libya, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.

For more information about SPL, please visit their website at


Debbi Romero
Director of Marketing
Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc.
Phone: 877-SPL-LABS

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