TouGas Oilfield Solutions appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Frankfurt (Germany), May 1, 2013 – TouGas Oilfield Solutions GmbH today announced that it has appointed Dr. Tore Land as its new Chief Executive Officer.

“I’m very excited to join TouGas”, said Tore Land. “The company has an outstanding technology platform and is positioned for strong future growth. We are offering improved productivity and sustainability to the global oil and gas industry and see great traction for our products and services. I’m delighted to lead TouGas towards accelerated growth and continued commercial success.”

Dr. Land has previously served at GE International, where he designed and lead the $ 200 million GE ecomagination innovation challenge, a global venture capital and open innovation platform. Prior to joining GE, he had created PEMEAS, a leading alternative energy company. PEMEAS was acquired by BASF SE and Dr. Land integrated the company into the global operations of BASF. His previous experience includes senior management positions at chemcial and life science companies like Celanese, Aventis and Hoechst AG.

“TouGas will embark on aggressive international expansion to pursue growth opportunities in the oil and gas industry”, said Dr. Karl-Gerhard Seifert, Chairman of TouGas Oilfield Solutions GmbH. “With Tore Land we are appointing a dynamic and experienced CEO who will focus on growth and value creation. The company will work closely with its customers and all relevant stakeholders to support the sustainable supply of energy”.


About TouGas Oilfield Solutions GmbH

TouGas Oilfield Solutions GmbH is a subsidiary of Allessa GmbH, a mid sized privately held specialty chemicals company. TouGas develops and commercializes proprietary products and related services for well stimulation, hydraulic fracturing and enhanced oil recovery. TouGas is headquartered in Frankfurt-Fechenheim (Germany) and serves an international customer base in the oil and gas industry (

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