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Wellsite is an independent software company based in Houston, Texas. We build integrated solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry that connect oil and gas professionals and empower companies with a wide array of advanced, powerful, and easy-to-use tools—based on transformative technologies like cloud, artificial intelligence, and blockchain.

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Our Mission

"To provide a modern way of working in oil and gas."

Our Values

Growth

Growth

Our growth is based on mutual success. When our customers and our employees grow, we grow.

Teamwork

Teamwork

Wellsite is made up of amazing individuals, but it’s only through teamwork that we achieve greatness.

Execution

Execution

We deliver outstanding results by cultivating a culture of exceptional execution and rewarding those who create great outcomes.

Accountability

Accountability

We hold ourselves accountable for our choices and results.

Leadership

Leadership

We inspire growth and innovation through learning and bold action.

Quality

Quality

We achieve our goals without compromising on quality.

Our Leadership

Ken Hartman

Ken Hartman

CEO & Founder

Ken began his career as a software consultant at Deloitte, where he worked on projects for Baker Hughes, Lockheed Martin, and Microsoft. This was followed by 15 years of leadership roles in Information Technology at Baker Hughes. Ken holds a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Houston.

Chris Ely

Chris Ely

COO & Co-Founder

Chris has a successful track record of leading teams in the oilfield services industry for more than 22 years. He worked for Schlumberger, Halliburton, and Nabors before joining Wellsite in 2016. Chris holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Sam Houston State University.

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Sony Lazarus

CTO

Sony has extensive experience delivering enterprise-level SaaS and AI/ML applications in the oil and gas industry. He previously held the Head of Technology & Products Engineering position at inerG and Director of Software Engineering & Architecture at Baker Hughes. Sony has a B.Sc. in Physics from MG University.

Guille Arango

Guille Arango

Board member

Guillermo is currently an independent entrepreneur and trusted advisor to Wellsite. Guillermo has successfully held Vice President positions of Information Technology at Schlumberger and Baker Hughes for more than 15 years prior to his advisory position with Wellsite. Guillermo holds a P.h.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine.

Rob Porchey

Rob Porchey

Board member

Rob is an investor and trusted advisor to Wellsite. He has 24+ years of experience in oil and gas and worked for some of the biggest companies in the industry, including ConocoPhillips, Baker Hughes, and Halliburton. Rob holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from Texas Christian University.