Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc. Announces New CEO

Ian Milne Appointed Chief Executive Officer for SPL.

HOUSTON, TX, June 2, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ – Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc., an industry leader in oil and gas measurement, hydrocarbon lab analysis, allocations, and auditing services is pleased to announce that Ian Milne has been named Chief Executive Officer.

Milne joins SPL with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, both in the North American and international markets. His employment record spans positions in senior management, sales, marketing, engineering, and operations. Most recently, Milne held senior executive positions within GE Oil & Gas as President and CEO of recently acquired business units of Wood Group Pressure Control and Lufkin Industries. In these positions, he oversaw the integration, management, and safety performance of these businesses during the transition to GE. His management skills have resulted in a track record of profitable growth and bottom line optimization.

“I am very excited about working with the SPL team, who has a great history of providing exceptional service to our oil and gas customers,” said Milne. “I look forward to leading the company through its next phase of growth, bringing existing and new services to an increasing customer base, and developing our position as an innovator and market leader in the gas and liquid field measurement, lab analysis and auditing, and allocations segment.”

“We are proud to have Ian join our team,” said Christopher Brown, President of SPL. “With our plans to grow SPL geographically and expand our service offerings, Ian’s experience in managing operations during mergers and acquisitions makes him a great fit as CEO.”

In its continued commitment to providing best practices and excellence to the industry, this strengthening of operations will position SPL for further growth and opportunities to expand services to meet the varying needs of its clients.

For more information, please contact Christopher Brown at (877) 775-5227.

About SPL, 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 gas and liquid field measurement, hydrocarbon lab analysis, allocations, and auditing 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

Christopher Brown
Senior VP, Measurement & Analysis
Phone: (877) 775-5227
SPL, Inc.
Phone: (877 775-5227