Why WELLWORX?

Put simply, we’re the best – and we have hundreds of years in the petroleum industry and 13 patents to prove it. Our team understands that today’s dynamic challenges require dynamic solutions and we’re here to deliver.

We treat every well as if it were our own. Our goal is to work hand-in-hand with operators to achieve maximum production capacity while minimizing failures. We achieve this through field-based training, optimization insight and introduction of enhanced technology and tools. Working smarter to save you money – it’s what we do.

Our Mission

Our mission is to present creative solutions using every facet of modern technology to ensure well optimization for our customers.

Our Goal

We treat every well as if it were our own. Our goal is to work hand-in-hand with operators to achieve maximum production capacity while minimizing failures. We achieve this through field-based training, optimization insight and introduction of enhanced technology and tools. Working smarter to save you money – it’s what we do.

“Dynamic Wells Require Dynamic Solutions.”

Matt Raglin
WellWorx President

Meet The TEAM

 
Application experts with more than 250 years of combined experience in the petroleum industry.

MATT RAGLIN

President

During his 33 years in the artificial lift world, Matt has developed nine industry patents and taught countless schools worldwide. WellWorx is the third company he has founded that is dedicated to improving artificial lift practices and processes. It’s safe to say we’re in excellent hands with him at the helm.

KEN NOLEN

R&D Advisor

Ken Nolen, The co-founder of NABLA and the GreenShot, has been revolutionizing the industry for 40+ years. He holds several industry patents, has written more than 15 technical papers and textbooks and has taught more than 200 artificial lift schools worldwide. As the recipient of the 1997 J.C Slonneger Award for Petroleum Production Technology and, most recently, the 2018 Hearst Energy Award for Technology, his contributions to the industry have and will continue to alter the future of artificial lift technologies.

DALLAS BARRETT

General Manager

Dallas Barrett began his career installing controllers and communications throughout much of North America. Now he dedicates his time management skills to a wide variety of offerings; well design/monitoring, sales, installations and Scada training/certification. He’s the perfect Canadian addition to our American based company, eh?

RUSSELL MESSER

Well Monitoring & Optimization Manager

Russell’s experience optimizing wells began as a technician installing POC’s in the Permian Basin and has since then carried him across the globe to host trainings and sales meetings in the Middle East. As our Well Monitoring & Optimization Manager, he is our ‘eyes’ to ensure wells reach their production potential.

JUSTIN RAMIREZ

Permian Basin Manager

Our Permian Basin Manager, Justin Ramirez is a West Texas native who began his career in the drilling, completions and safety services. He’s become our expert in down hole tool diagnostics, with a keen ability to balance the diverse facets to ensure productive wells.

ROBERT HOVAKIMYAN

R&D Automation Manager

Robert Hovakimyah is WellWorx’s resident Ph.D who just so happens to also be fluent in Armenian, Russian and English. With 19 years of experience in systems engineering, including nine years in large-scale oil and gas projects, he leads our research and development team. Most recently serving as the CEO of Ovak Technologies, he spearheaded the company’s road to become a CSIA certified member.

GEORGE CENICEROS

Technical Advisor

As a WellWorx Technical Advisor, we heavily rely on George’s strong project management and networking skills. He has spent the majority of his oil and gas career impeccably juggling sales, logistics and inventory. All of which are essential traits to our growing team.

BRANDON VAN HUSS

Technical Advisor

Brandon knows a thing or two about troubleshooting due to his extensive background working in the field. Originally from Texas, Brandon also worked as a regional operations manager covering the Bakken Formation before returning home to the Permian Basin. As a WellWorx Technical Advisor, he’s a boots-on-the-ground thinker who helps clients find solutions to best utilize the technology and tools available today to optimize oil production and reduce failures.

LINDSEY JONES

Marketing Director

Lindsey began her career in West Texas as a reporter, writing about politics, rodeos and everything in between. She moved to Pennsylvania and eventually New York, where she transferred her love of storytelling to the visual side and served as Art Director for a series of publishing houses before finally moving back home to Texas. As the WellWorx Marketing Director, she is able to blend her wordsmith and artistic backgrounds to help customers understand who we are and what we can help them achieve.

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