Phoenix International Holdings Inc. recently announced that its area manager for Bayou Vista, La., Troy Turner, has been elected to the executive board of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Diving Safety Workgroup (DSWG).

The DSWG is a Gulf of Mexico-focused, non-competitive and non-commercial group of oil and gas operators, transmission companies, commercial diving companies, supporting subcontractors, organizations, and industry stake holders that provide a unified voice to promote and improve diving safety.

Throughout his more than 30 years in the oil and gas industry, Turner has garnered a vast amount of knowledge and experience in the commercial diving industry, Phoenix officials said. As a professional commercial diver for over half his career, he possesses an unwavering commitment to safe diving practices and procedures and has long been an industry advocate for diver safety.