Xtreme Drilling

Leadership

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Xtreme Drilling Corp. is managed by a team of seasoned industry veterans, typically with more than 22 years experience each in drilling and oilfield services. With that expertise and the entrepreneurial spirit that still drives us today, we continue to pursue our goal of ongoing performance improvement through technological innovation.

Matt Porter

Matt Porter

President and CEO

Mr. Porter has been with Xtreme Drilling since August 2011 and brings with him over 15 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Porter is currently Chief Executive Officer and has been since August of 2016, prior to that appointment Mr. Porter was President of Xtreme as of May 2015 and served as Chief Financial Officer since 2011. Prior to Xtreme Mr. Porter held roles as CFO and Vice President of Corporate Finance at another drilling contractor. Mr. Porter attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned his MBA in Finance and Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.

John Wray

John Wray

VP of Drilling Operations

Mr. Wray joined Xtreme Drilling in November of 2008 and brings over 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Wray has been the Vice President of Drilling Operations since August of 2016, previous to that he held countless roles of increasing importance within Xtreme the last being the Sr. GM of Operations for North America. Prior to Xtreme, Mr. Wray had leadership experience with several other drilling contractors in Canada, the United States, and Mexico both on and off shore. Mr. Wray is bilingual, with the ability to speak fluently in both English and Spanish, in addition he has countless certificates and has attended classes through CAODC, IADC, and International Well Control Schools

Martin Ramirez

Martin Ramirez

VP of Finance and Corporate Development

Mr. Ramirez has been with Xtreme Drilling since March of 2010. Mr. Ramirez currently serves as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development, a position he has held since August of 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Ramirez served as Corporate Controller for Xtreme since 2010. Mr. Ramirez is a Certified Public Accountant and has a 30 year professional career stretching across 4 Continents in different leadership roles in Accounting for several multinational companies. Mr. Ramirez is Bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English, and has earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at El Paso.

David Truax

David Truax

Sr. Director – Operations Technology and Support

Mr. Truax has been with Xtreme for over 4 years and brings with him 33 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Truax currently serves as the Sr. Director Operations Technology and Support, a position he has held since June, prior to that Mr. Truax was the Sr. Director of Corporate Support and International QHSE. Previously, Mr. Truax has held countless leadership positions in Engineering, Manufacturing, Training, and Development at several large industry leading companies. In addition to his work experience, Mr. Truax is a Professional Engineer who holds 2 engineering degrees, mechanical and petroleum, from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and has attended Rice University’s Management Program.

Jeremiah Jones

Jeremiah Jones

Director – Global Business Development

Mr. Jones has been with Xtreme Drilling for over 4 years and brings with him 13 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Jones currently serves as the Director of Global Business Development, prior to this he came to Xtreme in 2013 as Business Development Manager, his previous leadership experience includes roles in both sales and operations for major drilling contractors and directional drilling companies. Mr. Jones is an active board member of the AADE in the Rockies region and is a member of multiple IADC, SPE, and API chapters. Mr. Jones earned his Executive MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and also earned 2 Bachelor degrees from Arizona State University.

Wes McCloy

Wes McCloy

GM of Operations

Mr. McCloy joined Xtreme Drilling in mid 2017 and brings over 22 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. McCloy came on board as the General Manager – Drilling Services, a similar role that he held with a previous drilling contractor. Mr. McCloy brings many different aspects of expertise to Xtreme from diverse experiences in drilling and completion operations, to rig construction and management. Mr. McCloy is a member of several industry associations including IADC and SPE. In addition to the many certifications obtained over his career working in the drilling and service areas, he also earned his Executive MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

Ryan Ross

Ryan Ross

Operations Manager

Mr. Ross joined Xtreme Drilling nearly 10 years ago and brings over 24 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Ross came on board as a Rig Manager and through his career with Xtreme has held vital roles across 4 Countries of Operation, currently he is serving as Operations Manager for North America. Mr. Ross’ expertise comes from an in-depth working knowledge of Xtreme’s fleet and how it has evolved to match industry requirements. Mr. Ross has countless certificates and has attended classes through CAODC, IADC, Well Control Schools, and Waldron Leadership Training.

Cozy Jones

Cozy Jones

Director – Human Resources

Ms. Jones joined Xtreme Drilling in early 2014 and brings over 6 years of experience in the energy industry. Ms. Jones came to Xtreme as a HR advisor and her leadership role has grown into her current position as Director of Human Resources. Ms. Jones has earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, is certified as a Professional of Human Resources (PHR), and is a member of the Society of Human Resources (SHRM).

Joi Hall

Joi Hall

Director – Payroll and Benefits

Mrs. Hall has been with Xtreme Drilling for 6 years and brings with her 10 years of experience in the energy industry. Mrs. Hall is currently the Director of Payroll and Benefits for Xtreme. Prior to this role, Mrs. Hall held several positions in the department, her most recent being Manager of Payroll and Benefits. Mrs. Hall is active in many associations including the American Payroll Association, Society for Human Resources, World at Work Compensation, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Mrs. Hall earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Tarleton State University.

Shawn Hill

Shawn Hill

Director - QHSE

Mr. Hill joined Xtreme Drilling in July of 2014 and brings over 15 years of experience in the energy industry, 10 of which have been spent in QHSE. Mr. Hill joined Xtreme as the Director of QHSE – Drilling Services and is backed by his experience from safety leadership roles he held at 3 previous drilling contractors. Mr. Hill is a Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) and he studied Business Administration at American InterContinental University.

Kristie Ondracek

Kristie Ondracek

Assistant Controller

Ms. Ondracek joined Xtreme Drilling in June of this year bringing with her 13 years of experience in the energy industry. Ms. Ondracek currently serves as Assistant Controller, at her previous employer she held supervisory roles in the accounting department. Ms. Ondracek is active throughout the Houston community belonging to associations such as the AICPA, Texas Society of CPA’s, and the Houston Society of CPA’s and spends time volunteering for the Special Olympics, Houston CPA Society, and The Arc of Katy. Ms. Ondracek holds a MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a BSBA in Accounting & Management from Midland Lutheran College, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a Certified Global Management Accountant.

Mr. Porter has been with Xtreme Drilling since August 2011 and brings with him over 15 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Porter is currently Chief Executive Officer and has been since August of 2016, prior to that appointment Mr. Porter was President of Xtreme as of May 2015 and served as Chief Financial Officer since 2011. Prior to Xtreme Mr. Porter held roles as CFO and Vice President of Corporate Finance at another drilling contractor. Mr. Porter attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned his MBA in Finance and Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.

Close

Mr. Wray joined Xtreme Drilling in November of 2008 and brings over 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Wray has been the Vice President of Drilling Operations since August of 2016, previous to that he held countless roles of increasing importance within Xtreme the last being the Sr. GM of Operations for North America. Prior to Xtreme, Mr. Wray had leadership experience with several other drilling contractors in Canada, the United States, and Mexico both on and off shore. Mr. Wray is bilingual, with the ability to speak fluently in both English and Spanish, in addition he has countless certificates and has attended classes through CAODC, IADC, and International Well Control Schools

Close

Mr. Ramirez has been with Xtreme Drilling since March of 2010. Mr. Ramirez currently serves as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development, a position he has held since August of 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Ramirez served as Corporate Controller for Xtreme since 2010. Mr. Ramirez is a Certified Public Accountant and has a 30 year professional career stretching across 4 Continents in different leadership roles in Accounting for several multinational companies. Mr. Ramirez is Bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English, and has earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Close

Mr. Truax has been with Xtreme for over 4 years and brings with him 33 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Truax currently serves as the Sr. Director Operations Technology and Support, a position he has held since June, prior to that Mr. Truax was the Sr. Director of Corporate Support and International QHSE. Previously, Mr. Truax has held countless leadership positions in Engineering, Manufacturing, Training, and Development at several large industry leading companies. In addition to his work experience, Mr. Truax is a Professional Engineer who holds 2 engineering degrees, mechanical and petroleum, from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and has attended Rice University’s Management Program.

Close

Mr. Jones has been with Xtreme Drilling for over 4 years and brings with him 13 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Jones currently serves as the Director of Global Business Development, prior to this he came to Xtreme in 2013 as Business Development Manager, his previous leadership experience includes roles in both sales and operations for major drilling contractors and directional drilling companies. Mr. Jones is an active board member of the AADE in the Rockies region and is a member of multiple IADC, SPE, and API chapters. Mr. Jones earned his Executive MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and also earned 2 Bachelor degrees from Arizona State University.

Close

Mr. McCloy joined Xtreme Drilling in mid 2017 and brings over 22 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. McCloy came on board as the General Manager – Drilling Services, a similar role that he held with a previous drilling contractor. Mr. McCloy brings many different aspects of expertise to Xtreme from diverse experiences in drilling and completion operations, to rig construction and management. Mr. McCloy is a member of several industry associations including IADC and SPE. In addition to the many certifications obtained over his career working in the drilling and service areas, he also earned his Executive MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

Close

Mr. Ross joined Xtreme Drilling nearly 10 years ago and brings over 24 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Ross came on board as a Rig Manager and through his career with Xtreme has held vital roles across 4 Countries of Operation, currently he is serving as Operations Manager for North America. Mr. Ross’ expertise comes from an in-depth working knowledge of Xtreme’s fleet and how it has evolved to match industry requirements. Mr. Ross has countless certificates and has attended classes through CAODC, IADC, Well Control Schools, and Waldron Leadership Training.

Close

Ms. Jones joined Xtreme Drilling in early 2014 and brings over 6 years of experience in the energy industry. Ms. Jones came to Xtreme as a HR advisor and her leadership role has grown into her current position as Director of Human Resources. Ms. Jones has earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, is certified as a Professional of Human Resources (PHR), and is a member of the Society of Human Resources (SHRM).

Close

Mrs. Hall has been with Xtreme Drilling for 6 years and brings with her 10 years of experience in the energy industry. Mrs. Hall is currently the Director of Payroll and Benefits for Xtreme. Prior to this role, Mrs. Hall held several positions in the department, her most recent being Manager of Payroll and Benefits. Mrs. Hall is active in many associations including the American Payroll Association, Society for Human Resources, World at Work Compensation, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Mrs. Hall earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Tarleton State University.

Close

Mr. Hill joined Xtreme Drilling in July of 2014 and brings over 15 years of experience in the energy industry, 10 of which have been spent in QHSE. Mr. Hill joined Xtreme as the Director of QHSE – Drilling Services and is backed by his experience from safety leadership roles he held at 3 previous drilling contractors. Mr. Hill is a Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) and he studied Business Administration at American InterContinental University.

Close

Ms. Ondracek joined Xtreme Drilling in June of this year bringing with her 13 years of experience in the energy industry. Ms. Ondracek currently serves as Assistant Controller, at her previous employer she held supervisory roles in the accounting department. Ms. Ondracek is active throughout the Houston community belonging to associations such as the AICPA, Texas Society of CPA’s, and the Houston Society of CPA’s and spends time volunteering for the Special Olympics, Houston CPA Society, and The Arc of Katy. Ms. Ondracek holds a MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a BSBA in Accounting & Management from Midland Lutheran College, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a Certified Global Management Accountant.

Close

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Doug Dafoe

Doug Dafoe

Chairman

Mr. Dafoe is the Chairman of the Board and has served as a Director since May of 2012.

Mr. Dafoe is President & Chief Executive Officer of Ember Resources Inc. (“Ember”), a private company focused on natural gas exploration and production primarily from coal bed methane in Alberta, Canada. Mr. Dafoe has been Chief Executive Officer of Ember since 2005. Prior to joining Ember, Mr. Dafoe was Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Thunder Energy Inc., an oil and gas producer from 1995 to 2005. Mr. Dafoe has also held senior executive positions with Samson Canada and Husky Oil.

Randy Charon

Randy Charon

Founder and Director

Mr. Charron is a Founder of Xtreme Drilling and has served as a Director since June 2005.

President of Characo Corporation, a private investment firm. Director of PHX Energy Services Corp., a public company that provides horizontal and directional drilling services. Mr. Charron is principally an independent businessman involved in oil and gas services, oil and gas producing companies and other industry sectors.

Matt Porter

Matt Porter

Director

Mr. Porter has been with Xtreme Drilling since August 2011 and brings with him over 15 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Porter is currently Chief Executive Officer and has been since August of 2016, prior to that appointment Mr. Porter was President of Xtreme as of May 2015 and served as Chief Financial Officer since 2011. Prior to Xtreme Mr. Porter held roles as CFO and Vice President of Corporate Finance at another drilling contractor. Mr. Porter attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned his MBA in Finance and Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.

Jim Renfroe

Jim Renfroe

Director

Mr. Renfroe has been a Director for Xtreme Drilling since August 2013.

Mr. Renfroe, Jr. is an independent businessman, and currently a non-executive Director of Rubicon Oilfield International, a global oilfield products and equipment company. Mr. Renfroe was previously the Senior Strategic Advisor to the CEO of GE Oil and Gas. Prior to that Mr. Renfroe was Executive Director and CEO of the Well Support Division of Wood Group, PLC, a multinational oil and gas services company. Mr. Renfroe has an extensive background in executive leadership, strategic planning, operations and business development having worked for Halliburton Company in various executive positions from 1974 to 2007.

Will Franklin

Will Franklin

Director

Mr. Franklin has been a Director for Xtreme Drilling since February 2014.

Mr. Franklin, Jr. is Managing Director of Lime Rock Partners (“Lime Rock”), a private investor of growth capital in global energy companies in the exploration and production, energy service, and oil service technology sectors. Mr. Franklin joined the Lime Rock team in 2003 and was named a Managing Director in 2008. Before joining Lime Rock, he had experience in private equity, energy company operations, and energy finance at Riverstone Holdings, Simmons & Company, and Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company.

David Wehlmann

David Wehlmann

Director

Mr. Wehlmann has been a Director since May 2013.

Mr. Wehlmann is an independent businessman and currently a Director for Omega Protein Corporation. Mr. Wehlmann was previously Executive Vice President, Investor Relations with Precision Drilling Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Wehlmann was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Grey Wolf Inc. a publicly traded drilling contractor. Mr. Wehlmann also held executive positions with EnerVest Management Company, Convest Energy Corporation and Texas Meridian Resources.

Mr. Dafoe is the Chairman of the Board and has served as a Director since May of 2012.

Mr. Dafoe is President & Chief Executive Officer of Ember Resources Inc. (“Ember”), a private company focused on natural gas exploration and production primarily from coal bed methane in Alberta, Canada. Mr. Dafoe has been Chief Executive Officer of Ember since 2005. Prior to joining Ember, Mr. Dafoe was Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Thunder Energy Inc., an oil and gas producer from 1995 to 2005. Mr. Dafoe has also held senior executive positions with Samson Canada and Husky Oil.

Close

Mr. Charron is a Founder of Xtreme Drilling and has served as a Director since June 2005.

President of Characo Corporation, a private investment firm. Director of PHX Energy Services Corp., a public company that provides horizontal and directional drilling services. Mr. Charron is principally an independent businessman involved in oil and gas services, oil and gas producing companies and other industry sectors.

Close

Mr. Porter has been with Xtreme Drilling since August 2011 and brings with him over 15 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Porter is currently Chief Executive Officer and has been since August of 2016, prior to that appointment Mr. Porter was President of Xtreme as of May 2015 and served as Chief Financial Officer since 2011. Prior to Xtreme Mr. Porter held roles as CFO and Vice President of Corporate Finance at another drilling contractor. Mr. Porter attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned his MBA in Finance and Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.

Close

Mr. Renfroe has been a Director for Xtreme Drilling since August 2013.

Mr. Renfroe, Jr. is an independent businessman, and currently a non-executive Director of Rubicon Oilfield International, a global oilfield products and equipment company. Mr. Renfroe was previously the Senior Strategic Advisor to the CEO of GE Oil and Gas. Prior to that Mr. Renfroe was Executive Director and CEO of the Well Support Division of Wood Group, PLC, a multinational oil and gas services company. Mr. Renfroe has an extensive background in executive leadership, strategic planning, operations and business development having worked for Halliburton Company in various executive positions from 1974 to 2007.

Close

Mr. Franklin has been a Director for Xtreme Drilling since February 2014.

Mr. Franklin, Jr. is Managing Director of Lime Rock Partners (“Lime Rock”), a private investor of growth capital in global energy companies in the exploration and production, energy service, and oil service technology sectors. Mr. Franklin joined the Lime Rock team in 2003 and was named a Managing Director in 2008. Before joining Lime Rock, he had experience in private equity, energy company operations, and energy finance at Riverstone Holdings, Simmons & Company, and Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company.

Close

Mr. Wehlmann has been a Director since May 2013.

Mr. Wehlmann is an independent businessman and currently a Director for Omega Protein Corporation. Mr. Wehlmann was previously Executive Vice President, Investor Relations with Precision Drilling Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Wehlmann was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Grey Wolf Inc. a publicly traded drilling contractor. Mr. Wehlmann also held executive positions with EnerVest Management Company, Convest Energy Corporation and Texas Meridian Resources.

Close