Houston (September 2019) – Invacor Midstream, LLC has announced in September, 2019 that Larry Duke has been appointed Chief Executive Officer.
Duke brings over 25 years of broad experience in oilfield manufacturing and services, power generation, aviation, and petrochemical maintenance and reliability. Prior to his new role, Duke was the Vice President, Western Hemisphere for T. D. Williamson (TDW). While there he led sales and operations for Hot Tap & Plugging, In-line Inspection, and Pipeline Services serving customers in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Duke worked to improve TDW’s customer experience and drove a significant improvement in the company’s safety culture and performance.
Prior to joining TDW, Duke served a number of roles of increasing responsibility across General Electric’s Aviation, Power & Water, and Oil and Gas businesses including Vice President, Rod Lift Systems Product Line where he led the digitization of the recently acquired Lufkin Industries. He also served as the Product Manager for Gasification and IGCC (clean coal technology), and various other commercial and technical roles.
Duke started his career in the chemical and petrochemical industries as a Reliability Engineer for Quantum Chemicals (now LyondellBasell) and then with Millennium Chemicals as a Global Reliability Engineer.
Duke is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he received a B. S. In Mechanical Engineering and the University of Maryland University College where he received a MBA.