1993 – 2014: Owner/Operator Various Oilfield E&P/Service Companies
1987 – 1993: Mobil Oil Corporation, Surface Supervisor
Received and managed million dollar per month budget. Worked on field evaluation and acquisition of producing and non-producing fields. Oversee all field maintenance and production, daily meetings with sub- supervisors to: review and correct problems within maintenance, both daily and future, delegation to other employees, public relations pertaining to landowners, Corporation, Oil and Gas Commission, County Commissioner, major and independent oil producers. Management of parts, made repairs or delegated repairs, meet and schedule contract labor as needed, attend budget meetings concerning surface budget, inventory, road and yard maintenance surrounding office, lease road maintenance. Absorbed the “non-core” wells in Poteau, Oklahoma and Lindsey, Oklahoma areas in 1992. This included delegation of maintenance of said wells by employees in these areas.
1984 – 1987: Mobil Oil Corporation, Gang Pusher Battle Creek, Michigan
Overhaul compressors, maintenance on all compressors, delegate work to roustabouts, conduct inventory of parts, approve and sign time sheets of other employees, conduct safety meetings, evaluate potential properties to be purchased.
1974 – 1984: Mobil Oil Corporation, Lease Operator Loudon Field, St. Elmo, Illinois Oversee all producing wells, maintain production, work as Tursinary Recovery Engineer, shooting fluid levels and injecting polymer into injection wells
1972: Mobil Oil Corporation, Plant Operator Mason, MI Oversaw refining of propane, butane, & gasoline mixtures
Philip McElroy – Chief Operating Officer
Mr. McElroy has over 30 years’ experience in the water/wastewater business, and he is well versed with new technology, techniques and environmental law. He has accumulated over 120 hours of classroom recertification courses at Texas A&M Extension University. He served as Field Operator on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), where he held State of Texas certification to operate the Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Big Hill SPR Facility outside Winnie, Texas. He also was instrumental in setting up the lab and all of its related processes. In addition to his wastewater duties, Philip operated the pumps, motors (3,000 HP with flows of 1.5 MMbbls/day), and related equipment to leach out crude oil storage caverns in salt domes to store 160 million barrels of crude oil underground. This was some of the most sophisticated and advanced equipment in the world.
He managed operations at a Superfund clean-up site outside Casa Grande, Arizona. This facility had a 100-year flood, causing a copper mine pit to fill up and overflow onto the dessert floor with a high level of heavy metals. Philip set up the laboratory protocols and operated a 1 MGD reverse osmosis plant used to de-water the copper mine pit. The process included 2-stage pH precipitation using lime slurry, water softening using soda ash, sand filtration, and pH control using sulfuric acid.
He also was instrumental in the construction of the Blackhawk/Central City wastewater treatment plant in Colorado. The plant was a 2 MGD Advanced Activated Sludge Treatment Plant with Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) for ammonia and phosphorous and UV light disinfection. He also set up the lab and all procedures to support this activity. This is where he obtained a Class A Wastewater License from the State of Colorado, the highest level of certification an operator can achieve.
Mr. Barber is a senior financial executive who delivers bottom line business improvements by raising revenue, lowering expenses, and restructuring organizations. His experience includes: CFO of Bank of America’s retail stock brokerage business, CEO of a stock clearing firm which he sold to a larger stock clearing company and CFO positions at other companies. He has been involved in real estate his entire career, including owning more than 100 multifamily units and negotiating for the purchase of 7World Trade Center from Larry Silverstein. He has an MBA from Columbia University in Finance and is a CPA.
Mr. Collier attended Auburn University, Biola College, and UCLA from 1978-1981. He began his college career on a golf scholarship and later studied Business Administration. In 1985, john played professional golf on worldwide golf tours for four consecutive years and enjoyed a number of tournament successes. In 1989, Mr. Collier accepted the position of Director of Sales and Marketing for the second largest golf school in the U.S. From 2003-2007, John co-founded and co-owned First National Warranty. John helped grow the company to sales revenues of over $27 million dollars for 2005 before selling his interest to equity partners in 2007. In 2007, Mr. Collier and his partners purchased 50% of the holding company, which holds 588 acres of resort beachfront property on the Northeast Coast of St. Lucia. Starting in 2010, John began working with and investing in oil and gas exploration companies and has now accepted the position of V.P. of Business Development for Reliable One Resources.
Mr. McCann provides all aspects of clients’ information and will assume primary responsibility for fostering investor satisfaction, managing relationships, and assuring the highest level of value to the existing investor base. His leadership will necessarily include consulting and education to support the client needs. He formerly served as Vice President of Client Relations for a publicly traded company (Snorenz) and General manager of the largest warranty call center in the United States (First National Warranty). As an established business professional, Mr. McCann has excellent communication skills with employees, partners and investors to maintain satisfaction and results.
Chris Tytanic – Legal Counsel
Mr. Tytanic currently serves as General Counsel. Previously, Tytanic spent almost 25 years as in-house counsel for Kerr-McGee Corporation, Devon Energy Corporation, and Broadway Oil & Gas, all headquartered in Oklahoma City, providing legal services to several of the business units supporting international and domestic energy activities, corporate compliance, and shared services. Prior to his corporate practice, Tytanic worked a short period in private practice. Tytanic is experienced in transactional, litigation and regulatory issues related to the above businesses.
An AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Tytanic is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (Past Chairperson of the Energy and Natural Resources Law Section), Oklahoma Bar Association (Chairperson of the Indian Law Section), Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society (Past President), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (Past Executive Committee Member), Robert J. Turner Inns of Court (Master), Oklahoma Lawyers for Children (Advocate), Oklahoma Academy for State Goals (Executive Committee Member), Gubernatorial Appointment as Commissioner to the Oklahoma Employment Securities Commission, St. Gregory’s University (Board) and Oklahoma City Downtown Kiwanis Club (Past President). Tytanic holds a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma (1983) and earned his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma (1986). He is authorized to practice law before the Oklahoma Supreme Court; Oklahoma Court of Appeals; all Oklahoma District Courts; U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Oklahoma; and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.