FMD Welcomes New Vice President of Technical Services

FMD Distribution and Service Welcomes Kevin Fields
Kevin will Serve as Vice President of Technical Services

Houston, Texas – June 2019
FMD Distribution & Service (FMD-DAS), the Sales and Service division of the FMD Group of Companies is pleased to announce that Kevin Fields has joined our team. Kevin is the new Vice President of Technical Services. He will be located in the newly expanded Houston Office. Kevin brings over 25 years of expertise in petroleum measurement, business management, and customer service. In his previous role, he served 19 years as Vice President & COO for sales & service. In that role, Kevin was recognized as a dynamic leader known for pioneering new technologies for the petroleum measurement industry.

Mr. Fields states, “I’m excited to join FMD Distribution and Service. I have known and worked with the FMD Team throughout the years and feel my knowledge and experience in the industry will ensure positive and continued growth for both FMD and myself.” Kevin also serves on advisory committees at ISHM (International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement) and ASGMT (American School of Gas Measurement Technology).

Alex Ignatian, CEO of FMD Group has the following comments, “This is a good day for the FMD Group, we’ve worked with and known Kevin for many years. We believe Kevin is a great fit for our executive team as we expand our distribution and service business segment.”  FMD Distribution and Service has recently expanded their office space in Houston, Texas enabling them to provide better service to customers throughout the US and internationally. The growth and expansion of Flow Management Devices Prover line established the need to expand after sales service and engineering support.




When: June 18-20, 2019

Where:  Hyatt Regency-Austin, Texas

What to Expect:

NACTMC 2019 will bring together meter manufacturers, end users, standards and testing representatives, and others to share hydrocarbon measurement knowledge on topics including metering technologies, flow measurement research, industry standards, government regulations, and diagnostic tools. Since 2001, this annual event has served as a forum for end users to discuss problems and find solutions to measurement issues specific to the oil and gas industries. While many presentations relate specifically to ultrasonic and Coriolis meters, a wide variety of meter types are discussed.

Topics that are typically covered include:

  • Meter station field assessments
  • Approaches to real-time pipeline monitoring
  • Custody transfer measurement
  • Ultrasonic meter diagnostics
  • Lowering measurement uncertainty in the field
  • End-user experiences implementing new solutions
  • Complying with government regulations
  • Updates to AGA and API standards
  • Presentation of the Tom Arnberg Award for contributions to flow measurement

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2019 ROCKY MOUNTAIN MEASUREMENT SOCIETY TRADE SHOW – FMD Distribution and Service Exhibiting


Rocky Mountain Measurement Society Logo When: August 15, 2019

Where: Embassy Suites, Loveland Colorado

What To Expect:

On Thursday, August 15, 2019 the Rocky Mountain Measurement Society (RMMS) will host a measurement industry trade show. This one full day event is a fundraiser for the RMMS Scholarship Program. All proceeds will go into the RMMS Scholarship Account. This is an opportunity for users and suppliers to get together and discuss issues with measurement, possible solutions and the latest technologies. The trade show will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, CO 80538. The trade show will consist of an exhibit area and classroom presentation for users to present issues or vendors to present their products.

For users, the trade show allows them to see multiple vendors in one day, and gain an understanding of the newest technologies from the companies that have developed them. Lunch will be included in the price of admission, along with snacks and door prize drawings.

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2019 AMERICAN SCHOOL OF GAS MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGY – FMD Distribution and Service Exhibiting

American School of Gas Measurement Technology Logo When: September 16-19, 2019

Where: Marriott, Houston Westchase

What To Expect:

The School is comprised of a two and one-half day series of 1 hour lecture and hands-on classes, plant tours, and exhibits by 108 exhibitors. Exhibitors are requested to teach application and performance capabilities of their equipment and refrain from sales activities during the School. At the time of registration, the registrants receive a CD copy of the “Proceedings” of the American School of Gas Measurement Technology containing the technical papers to be presented in the various lectures which comprise the current program. It also contains the General Chairman’s Opening Remarks and a biography of the Principal Speaker. Each registrant should plan their schedule carefully and adhere to it in order to derive maximum benefit from the School. The American School of Gas Measurement Technology is a non-profit organization which has always been self-supporting. The expenditures of the School are paid entirely from the proceeds of the School. The formal “Proceedings” of the School are published by the General Committee and a CD copy is furnished without additional cost to each paid registrant.

  • Fundamental Measurement
  • Distribution
  • Transmission
  • Gas Quality
  • General & Advanced Measurement
  • Office Procedures & Accounting
  • Purpose

It is the purpose of the School, the sponsoring associations, and the operating and manufacturing companies within the petroleum and natural gas industry, to provide instruction on technical subjects for people in the industry. In this way, proper facility design, installation, operation, and maintenance of measurement and regulation equipment, and the handling of natural gas, is presented and studied. Accurate and useful information is also developed and published for the benefit of the industry and the general public.

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2019 BAKKEN OIL PRODUCT AND SERVICE SHOW – FMD Distribution and Service Exhibiting

Bakken Oil Product and Service Show Logo When:October 2-3, 2019

Where: Raymond Family Community Center – Williston, ND

What To Expect:


The Bakken Oil Product & Service Show is the place to get valuable industry information and check out the latest and greatest products and service providers! BOPSS connects leadersdecision-makers, and industry people that live, work and do business right here in the Williston basin.


Industry forums provide valuable information for three key areas of operation:
  • Fleet Management & Trucking
  • Engineering & Management
  • Well Site Facilities

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When: October 14-18, 2019

Where: The Westin Westminster, Westminster, Colorado

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