Energy Fishing and Rental Services, Inc. was established and incorporated on January 2005. The company officers alone have a combined total of over 170 years of experience in the oilfield, with 150 years of direct experience in Fishing and Downhole Interventions.
Active Company Officers and Experience:
Arthur Potter – Co-Founder / Chairman of the Board
As Chairman and Co-Founder of Energy Fishing and Rental Services Inc., Arthur Potter has demonstrated his hard work ethics, attention to detail and high standards throughout his 46 years in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Potter’s experience includes 42 years of fishing on virtually any type of rig, from drilling, work-over, snubbing, coiled tubing and floaters in both domestic and international. He has extensive experience in downhole intervention as well.
Gene Rockett – Co-Founder / Vice President
As Vice President/Secretary and Co-Founder of Energy Fishing and Rental Services Inc., Gene Rockett has demonstrated his impressive skills throughout 48 years in the oil and gas industry, of which 42 years includes fishing and downhole intervention. Mr. Rockett’s experience consists of work offshore and land drilling as well as innumerable fishing and tool jobs.
Steve Morrell – Chief Financial Officer
Steve Morrell has over 25 years of finance experience including 10+ years in energy related businesses. Prior to joining Energy Fishing and Rental Services, he was CFO at Carber, a PE backed industrial services company, that was successfully sold. He also served in senior finance roles at Tervita and Trico Marine Services. He started his career in the US Navy and spent eleven years at US Airways in various roles including Treasurer and VP FP&A after earning an MBA from Duke.
Mark Hall – Operations Manager
As Operations Manager of Energy Fishing and Rental Services Inc., Mark Hall has brought on more experience with 49 years in the oilfield. His specialty is 47 years in the fishing tool services segment. Mr. Hall has previously worked for Tri-State, Petco and Weatherford. Specializing in Offshore / Deepwater work, Mark worked the North Sea for 19 years and has experience in all fishing operations land or water.
Gary Wood – Co-Founder / Advisor
As one of the original co-founders of Energy Fishing and Rental Services, Inc., Gary Wood has extensive knowledge and experience in fishing tools and services on land and offshore environments and spans more than 56 years. While gaining increasingly important roles including tool pusher, drilling foreman, fishing tool supervisor, area manager, Vice President of operations, and company President, Mr. Wood has worked for many renowned companies - Tri-State Oil Tools, Petco, Weatherford and Key Energy. Gary’s experience and responsibilities throughout the years have all benefited his knowledge and have led to his current advisory role with EFRS.