Roger Averitt

AAS (Petroleum Technology) Tyler Junior College - December 1980

Work History:

December 1980 - July 1985

Drilling Representative, Chevron (New Orleans)

August 1985 - November 1986

Drilling Foreman, Ensearch Exploration (Dallas)

December 1986 - January 1988

Drilling Consultant, Various Companies in East Texas

January 1988 - December 1996

Insurance and Investment (Tyler, Texas)

January 1997 - December 2000

Drilling Consultant for UPR, Sonat and XTO Energy (East Texas / North Louisiana)

January 2001 - August 2006

Drilling Superintendent for XTO Energy in Tyler, Texas. Supervised as many as 21 rigs in East Texas and North Louisiana.

September 2006 - April 2012

Drilling Superintendent for Chesapeake Energy in East Texas, North Louisiana, Colorado and Wyoming. Drilling horizontal high pressure wells in East Texas and North Louisiana. Horizontal DJ Basin wells in Colorado and Niobrara wells in Wyoming.

April 2012 - Present

Owner/President, Averitt Consulting Services, LLC (Tyler, Texas)


Recruiting, training and retaining high quality drilling consultants. Over the past 19 years, I have been able to recruit and retain some of the most experienced and qualified drilling consultants in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Six of the consultants working for me were promoted to drilling superintendents for Chesapeake Energy, SandRidge Energy and XTO Energy.


Mike Phillips

Bachelor of Science, Texas A&I University, Kingsville, Texas

Professional Summary:

I have more than 40 years oaf experience in the supervision of mud engineers, writing mud proposals, well planning (casing design), technical support, technical sales, executive sales and management experience.

Work History:

November 1974 - July 1992

Mud Engineer/Sr. Engineer, IMCO Services/Chromalloy

I went to mud school in 1974 with IMCO Services and worked throughout Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. Moved to East Texas in 1982 with Chromalloy as a Senior Engineer.

July 1992 - June 2004

Area Technical Advisor, M-I (Ark-La-Tex)

My responsibilities included writing and presenting mud programs and the supervision of mud engineers. I also had technical sales and presentation responsibilities.

August 2004 - January 2010

District Manager, Ambar Drilling Fluids (Ark-La-Tex)

I was responsible for hiring and supervising mud engineers. I wrote programs, cost estimates and made technical presentations to operators. I was also a technical advisor for problem wells and responsible for regional sales.

January 2010 - October 2013

Regional Manager, NOV Fluid Control (Ark-La-Tex)

I managed the payroll, budget, sales and 30+ engineers and consultants. I also wrote mud programs, cost estimates and supervised mud engineers on challenging projects.

January 2015 - Present

Sales, Averitt Consulting Services (Tyler, Texas)

My job description includes sales and business development for ACS throughout our operating area.

Daniel Averitt

Work History:

July 2009 - December 2010

Roustabout/Plant Operator, NOV Fluid Control (Tyler, Texas)

In my first oilfield job I moved from a roustabout to plant operator in 3 months. I operated an oil-based mud plant in East Texas servicing over 20 oil-based mud jobs simultaneously.

January 2011 - January 2012

Warehouseman, Ulterra Drilling Technologies (Tyler, Texas)

My responsibilities included shipping, receiving and inventory while training in sales. I also conducted weekly safety meetings to stay in compliance with OSHA.

January 2012 - December 2012

Plant Manager, NOV Fluid Control (South Texas/North Louisiana)

I oversaw the day to day operations of an oil-based mud plant in South Texas as well as in North Louisiana. Supervised the building, shipping, receiving and inventory of fluids and all materials.

March 2013 - Present

Business Manager, Averitt Consulting Services, LLC (Tyler, Texas)

I now run the daily operations for our consultant firm. Those responsibilities include, but are not limited to, invoicing, billing, safety compliance, drug testing, tech support and building relationships with clients and our consultants.