Director Of Oilfield Chemistry
Donald Lindblad is the Director of Oilfield Chemistry Division for Energy & Environmental Services. He joined the organization in 2013 as the Director of Business & Technical Development.
From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Lindblad led a successful Consulting Business where he was an advisor for clients such as Jungbunzlauer, GEO Specialty Chemicals, Hindustan Gum & Polymers, Cyber Colloids, IHS, Solazyme, and Diversa. The business specialized in product development, product line branding, product management, strategic planning, marketing plans, and direct sales calling for his clients.
Prior to his consulting business, Mr. Lindblad held several key leadership roles in domestic & international operations with companies such as Cargill and Rhone Poulenc (Rhodia). He started his career in the Oil Field with Petrolite Corporation, where he worked in a variety of capacities, initially starting his career in the lab as a Corrosion Development Chemist and eventually as a Product Marketing Manager.
Mr. Lindblad earned an MBA in Marketing & International Finance from the University of St. Thomas, a Master of Arts degree from Drake University in Chemistry, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Monmouth College. He has been a member of SPE & NACE since 1979 and has held several positions within these organizations, along with the API Oil Field committee. Additionally, Mr. Linblad holds U.S. patent 6315975 for a system to suspend iron sulfates in concentrated sulfuric acid.