Board of Directors

  • Keith L. Schilling
    President, Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Schilling has 25 years of related industry experience and was named or President, Chief Executive Officer and Director in December 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Keith was employed by Baker Hughes Company, where he served as President of Baker Hughes Canada since November 2018 and as Director, Sales and Commercial from July 2017 until November 2018. From October 2016 until June 2017, he served as President - Surface for the North America Region. Prior to his work for Baker Hughes Company and its affiliates, Mr. Schilling served as Senior Vice President for TETRA Technologies, Inc. from December 2014 until October 2016. From 1995 to 2014, Mr. Schilling was employed by Schlumberger Limited in numerous capacities. Mr. Schilling received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1995 and an M.B.A. from Rotterdam University in 2008.

  • Julio Quintana
    Director, Chairman of the Board

    Mr. Quintana served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ: TESO), from 2005 until his retirement in January 2015 and was a member of the Tesco board from September 2004 to May 2015. Prior to the appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Quintana served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Tesco beginning in September 2004. Prior to his tenure at Tesco, Mr. Quintana worked for Schlumberger Corporation as Vice President of Integrated Project Management and Vice President of Marketing for The Americas from November 1999 to September 2004. Prior to Schlumberger, Mr. Quintana worked from June 1980 to November 1999 for Unocal Corporation, an integrated E&P company. Mr. Quintana held various operational and managerial roles in production, drilling and asset management. His last roles at Unocal were Asset Manager for the Mid Continent Region and Asset Manager for Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Quintana brings 36 years of experience in various aspects of the oil and gas exploration and production industry, including strong experience in upstream operations, a deep understanding of drilling and asset management technologies, broad human resources management skills and experience. Mr. Quintana has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Southern California. He is member of the board of Directors of SM Energy (NYSE:SM) since July 2006 and a member of the board of Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) since October 2015. Mr. Quintana has also been a board member of Pipeline Pressure Isolation LLC, a private company, since April 2016.

  • Timothy H. Day

    Mr. Day is currently a private investor and director of several private companies. Prior to this, Mr. Day joined First Reserve in 2000 as a Vice President, served as Managing Director since 2007 and Co-Head of Buyout since 2012 until December 2015. Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Day was with SCF Partners, a private equity investment group specializing in the energy industry, as an Associate from 1995 to 1997 and as a Vice President from 1998 to 2000. Prior to that, he was an analyst with CS First Boston from 1993 to 1995 and prior to that he was an analyst with Salomon Brothers from 1992 to 1993. Mr. Day currently serves as a director on the board of Diamond S Shipping, TNT Crane & Rigging and TPC Group. Mr. Day previously served as a Director of PBF Energy Inc. and Crestwood Midstream Partners LP. He holds an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School and a B.B.A. degree from the University of Texas.

  • John Jackson

    Mr. Jackson has served as Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Energy Partners since March 2010. Prior to that, from January 2008 through October 2009, Mr. Jackson was the Chairman and CEO of Price Gregory Services, Inc., a leading energy infrastructure services provider specializing in pipeline construction. Prior to Price Gregory, from October 2004 to August 2007, Mr. Jackson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hanover Compressor, and from January 2002 to September 2004 as Hanover’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Jackson held several positions at Duke Energy Field Services, including Chief Financial Officer, and he also held various positions at Union Pacific Resources. Mr. Jackson currently sits on the board of directors of Seitel, Inc., Main Street Capital Corp. and Cone Midstream, in addition to his role with non-profits boards. He has previously served on the board of directors of Select Energy Services (2012 to 2015), RSH Energy (2013 to 2014), Encore Energy Partners (2009 to 2011) and Exterran Holdings, Inc. (2007 to 2009). John earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Baylor University.

  • James D. Kern

    Mr. Kern has served as Managing Partner of Majestic Ventures 1 LLC, a consulting and investment partnership focused on early stage growth companies since May 2014. In addition, Mr. Kern has served on the board of directors of PlaySight Interactive Ltd., a designer of consumer sports analytics systems, since May 2014. From 2010 to mid-2014, Mr. Kern was a Managing Director at Nomura Securities, serving as Head of Global Finance FIG and Specialty Finance Investment Banking for the Americas. He previously served as a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Securities within the FIG practice focused on Asset Management and Specialty Finance clients and, from 1994-2008, was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns where he held several positions including Head of Strategic Finance-FIG, Head of Corporate Derivatives and was a founding member of the firm’s Structured Equity Products group. Mr. Kern has a B.S. from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

  • Samuel E. Langford

    Since January 2015, Mr. Langford has performed services as a consultant regarding upstream energy investments, strategies and management. Previously, Mr. Langford was employed by Newfield Exploration Senior Corporate Advisor-Corporate Office from March 2012 until December 2012, General Manager, Mid-Continent Business Unit from April 2011 until February 2012, and Vice President, Corporate Development from February 2009 until March 2011. Mr. Langford was retired from January 2013 until December 2014. In addition to Newfield, Mr. Langford has worked with Cockrell Oil & Gas, British Gas Exploration America, Tenneco Oil Company, Tenneco Inc and Exxon USA in various technical and managerial positions. Mr. Langford holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University.

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