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September 2021



FUGRO CHANCE INC. Announces Organizational Changes


Image: FUGRO Glynn Rhinehart has been named President of Fugro Chance Inc., which has 400 employees in Lafayette, LA and Houston, TX. Rhinehart has been with Fugro for 17 years, most recently as president of John Chance Land Surveys, Inc. which provides land surveying and aerial LiDAR mapping services to the oil and gas, railroad, and electric transmission industries throughout the U.S. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Civil Engineering (Lafayette, LA). He earned a Master’s Degree in Water Resources Development from Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO). He has 40 years experience in civil engineering, surveying, and data management related to the oil and gas industry and is a registered Land Surveyor and Civil Engineer in Louisiana.

Rhinehart replaces Phil Stutes who has been promoted to Regional Director of Fugro’s Survey Division, overseeing survey companies in North, Central, and South America.

Stutes has been president of Fugro Chance for 12 years. He joined Fugro (originally John E. Chance & Associates) 42 years ago. Stutes is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Civil Engineering and earned a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Geodesy at Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana). In the early 1980s Stutes was actively involved in the implementation of the company’s proprietary satellite positioning system called STARFIX® which is now used worldwide. He is a registered Professional Land Surveyor for Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.


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