We have regretfully been informed that a valuable member of the Perforating Industry, Claude Jone, passed away on February 16th, 2016. He was Principal Engineer in the Energetics Department for Schlumberger in Rosharo over 35 years with the company. Many of you would have met Claude on visits to Rosharon and many more would have used one of his excellently designed shaped charges. The International Perforating Community would like to offer its condolences to Claude Jones’s family. Please join us on our  in sending condolences to his wife Raethella and family, to his many friends and colleagues at this difficult time. You may do so on our Linkedin group conversation.