ASRC Energy Services said Jan. 16 that it has hired Joel Whitley as general counsel. Whitely joins AES and its family of companies from Arctic Slope Regional Corp. where he served as senior corporate counsel.
Before coming to Alaska, Whitley was an attorney at the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles. He earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Tech followed by a law degree from the University of Chicago.
ASRC Energy Services also promoted Alan Growden to general manager of its E&P Technology subsidiary, which provides high-end technical consulting, project management, and on and off-site planning to the oil and gas industry. In addition to his new role, he will also continue as the senior business analyst for ASRC Energy Services’ professional services group which includes regulatory and technical services, engineering, E&P technology and response operations.
Growden has been with the AES family of companies since 1994.
AES has been operating since 1985 and employs close to 5,000 people working in more than 30 states. AES is a leading oil and gas service company with headquarters in Anchorage, Alaska, and is the largest private employer in the state, with annual revenues of approximately $635 million.