Corrosion Resistant Alloys, LP (CRA), a manufacturer of high-grade corrosion resistant alloy tubes, has appointed Tom W. Slaughter in a business development and advisory role. Headquartered in Houston, Slaughter will be responsible for building strong, lasting relationships with strategic partners including customers and suppliers.
Slaughter is an industry leader in high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) and deep gas applications with more than 40 years of global industry experience. Most recently, Slaughter served as president of Energy Alloys, Advanced Tubulars beginning in 2007. Prior to this role, he served as president of CRA from 2001 to 2007 where he had full responsibility for global sales and supply chain and worked directly with domestic and international end users of specialty CRA OCTG products.
John Patchell, president, CRA, says, “Tom has vast experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, from rig work, to running companies and serving on boards. In his new role with CRA, Tom will mentor, advise, and assist CRA in developing business across the globe and will support us in introducing our unique CRA JIT model to the industry in a manner that can truly bring value to our customers. Tom was an integral part of CRA’s early success, and we are delighted to have Tom back on board at this critical moment of our industry.”
Slaughter comments, “I am excited to rejoin CRA and am fortunate to be in a position to build upon my previous experience at the company. Fostering relationships with the manufacturers and threaders critical to delivering a finished product into regions of the world possessing critical sour service and HPHT wells is something I truly enjoy. I hope that my knowledge, experience and multi-cultural perspective will help shape the future of CRA.”