Linde Engineering North America (LENA) has appointed Carlos Conerly as President and Arturo Puigbo as Vice-President of Sales and Technology of the Natural Gas and Refining Division.

Conerly brings 37 years of experience to LENA and Puigbo has 25 years of expertise. Both executives will be located in the company’s Tulsa office.

Conerly will report directly to President and CEO Jason Cooper and will join LENA’s Executive Leadership Team. Over his nearly four decades of experience, Conerly has led teams in marketing, strategic planning, engineering, design, fabrication and construction of process plants for the oil, natural gas and refining industries. His previous roles include positions with Thomas Russel, Exterran and most recently instrumental software technologies Inc. (ISTI) Plant Services.

Puigbo will report to Conerly and will relocate to Tulsa from Houston. His experience is in engineering, field services, sales and management. He most recently worked for Cameron/Schlumberger as Global Director of Midstream and previously held positions with Bechtel Corporation, Merichem Chemicals, Exterran and Pettroleos de Venezuela. Pugigbo is also co-author of a US patent.

“Carlos and Arturo are seasoned leaders, and we are fortunate they chose to join the LENA team,” said Cooper. “The capabilities they bring to the table enhance our company’s position to win and grow. We have excellent products, people and leadership to move forward and deliver products safer, faster and better than ever for our customers.”