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About Us

Who
We Are

The development of North America's shale resources has provided B&G greater opportunity to serve the Oil and Gas industry. Identifying an opportunity to increase efficiencies for customers, the Company dedicated itself to becoming a multi-service, multi-basin oilfield service provider. With experienced leadership and a continued commitment to superior work quality, customer service, and safety, our organization has grown to become the premier oilfield service provider for exploration, production, and midstream companies in the Rocky Mountain and Northern Plains regions.

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Management
Team

John Baltes

President

Office: (701) 774-0293 ext. 704
john.baltes@BGOilfieldservices.com
John has been with B&G Oilfield Services since April of 2014. Prior to B&G, he spent over 20 years as an officer and helicopter pilot in the U.S. Navy, where he gained a wealth of operational management experience. He has a proven track record of increasing the operational efficiency and profitability of organizations. Read more...

Alex Alexandrou

Vice President
Strategy & Business Development

Office: (701) 774-0293 Ext 716
alex.alexandrou@bgoilfieldservices.com
Mr. Alex Alexandrou joined B&G Oilfield Services in September of 2016 as Vice President, Strategy & Business Development. Prior to joining B&G Oilfield Services, Mr. Alexandrou was the President & CEO of Green Oilfield Services, Inc., a Texas-based private energy technology group. Mr. Alexandrou is a global senior strategic operations Read more...

Greg Nivens

Vice President
Pipeline

Office: (701) 774-0293 ext. 705
greg.nivens@BGOilfieldservices.com
After 12 years of service to B&G and its customers, Greg Nivens was selected to lead the Pipeline Gathering Networks division in April of 2014. Greg’s dedication to excellence, reliability, and safety made him a natural fit for the position and a favorite among his peers. Greg was born and raised in Havre, MT, and joined the US MilitaryRead more...

Management
Team

James Smith

Director
Roustabout Operations

Office: (701) 774-0293 Ext. 103
james.smith@bgoilfieldservices.com
James Smith is a native of North Dakota with extensive oilfield knowledge and experience. At age fourteen, James began to work with his dad in the oilfields surrounding the Portal, ND area. Since, James has served in numerous roles, including laborer, operator, foreman and manager for pipeline and roustabout services.Read more...

Rick Thompson

Director
HSE & Training

Office: (701) 774-0293 Ext. 103
rick.thompson@bgoilfieldservices.com
Rick Thompson has worked in the Bakken since 2005 and has been with B&G since May of 2016. His role as Director of HSE and Training is one that he takes personally. He views the people at B&G as a family and the safety and well-beingRead more...

Brad Gorder

Integrated
Services Manager

Office: (701) 774-0293 Ext. 105
brad.gorder@bgoilfieldservices.com
Brad Gorder was born and raised in Williston, North Dakota. Upon completion of high school, Brad attended college in Minnesota where he studied business management and marketing. Brad, whose grandfather founded B&G in 1966, joined the team in 2005 and spent his first four years in the coal bed methane fields of Wyoming.While working in B&G’s Wyoming operations, Brad gained an in-depth Read more...

Management
Team

Hercules Cummings

Integrated
Services Manager

Office: (701) 774-0293
hercules.cummings@bgoilfieldservices.com
Hercules joined the B&G team in February of 2017. Prior to B&G, Hercules Cummings served the U.S. Navy as a nuclear technician. In addition, he brings a diversified background encompassing project management, business development, and technical experience as a project engineer, titanium plant operator Read more...

Melissa Turnbull

Controller

Office: (701) 774-0293
melissa.turnbull@bgoilfieldservices.com
Melissa Turnbull is an eastern Montana native. After graduating high school from Culbertson, Montana, she attended Carroll College, in Helena, Montana. She graduated in 2006 with B.A. degrees in both accounting and communications.After college, she began work for a regional Montana accounting firm traveling the nation performing accounting Read more...

Shannon Giblock

Manager
Purchasing

Office: (701) 774-0293
shannon.giblock@bgoilfieldservices.com
Shannon Giblock is a native of Wyoming and has been with B&G since 2010. During his tenure at B&G Shannon has been involved in many aspects of the business including DOT Compliance, Safety, Asset Management, Fleet Management, Accounting, Purchasing and general Business Programs. Shannon is a tenured professional with over 17 years in the Oil and Gas Industry. Read more...

Management
Team

Brian Conlin

Manager
Shop

Office: (701) 774-0293
brian.conlin@bgoilfieldservices.com
Brian Conlin, a Williston native and 28-year veteran in the construction and energy industry, started with B&G in 1997 as a roustabout and truck driver. Shortly thereafter he moved into the shop as a diesel mechanic. In 2002 Brian became the B&G shop manager. As B&G expanded, his role has grown to include the management of a fleet consisting of 260 vehicles and shop equipment. Read more...

Field
Supervisors

Michele Ledahl

Manager
Line Locating

Office: (701) 774-0293
michele.nietz@BGOilFieldServices.com
Michele Nietz, a Williston native, joined the B&G team in 2013. She was promoted in December of 2014 to Supervisor of the Line Locating Division and then to Manager of the division in June of 2015. She is the Vice Chair of the North Dakota Common Ground AllianceRead more...

Jeffs Dutson

Manager
Pipeline Maintenance Services

Office: (701) 774-0293
jeffs.dutson@BGOilFieldServices.com
Jeffs Dutson has been with B&G for three years. He started as a pipeline equipment operator and transferred into the pigging and line maintenance division three months later. He is currently in charge of internal pipe maintenance and gathering network maintenance. Read more...

Carolynn Robinson

Supervisor Safety

Office: (701) 774-0293
carolynn.robinson@bgoilfieldservices.com
Carolynn Robinson joined B&G in 2011 as a pipeline equipment operator with her she brought 13 years of experience operating heavy equipment. Carolynn has assisted in many different roles in B&G and recently took the role of field safety supervisor under Rick Thompson. Read more...

Field
Supervisors

Dustin Wentz

Roustabout Superintendent

Office: (701) 774-0293
dustin.wentz@BGOilFieldServices.com
Dustin Wentz started with B&G in 2005 in Sheridan Wyoming as a laborer for the pipeline division. He later transitioned to the roustabout division working on compressor stations and tying in meter runs. Dustin later moved to North Dakota to take a position as Roustabout Supervisor Read more...

Drew Zielke

Pipeline Assistant Superintendent

Office: (701) 774-0293
drew.zielke@bgoilfieldservices.com
Drew started with B&G working on the pipeline as a labor hand in 2011. Later Drew was made foreman and was then promoted to Assistant Superintendent in 2016.Drew runs the field operations and assists in the job bidding process Read more...

Field
Supervisors

John Baltes

John Baltes

President

Office: (701) 774-0293 ext. 704
john.baltes@BGOilfieldservices.com

John has been with B&G Oilfield Services since April of 2014. Prior to B&G, he spent over 20 years as an officer and helicopter pilot in the U.S. Navy, where he gained a wealth of operational management experience. He has a proven track record of increasing the operational efficiency and profitability of organizations. He also has significant expertise with strategic planning, personnel management, and business development. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy, has a Master’s Degree from the U.S. Naval War College, and an MBA from the Wharton School, at the University of Pennsylvania. John is married and has two children. In his free time, he likes to run, work out, travel, and spend time with family.

Alex Alexandrou

Alex Alexandrou

Vice President Strategy & Business Development

Office: (701) 774-0293 ext. 704
alex.alexandrou@bgoilfieldservices.com

Mr. Alex Alexandrou joined B&G Oilfield Services in September of 2016 as Vice President, Strategy & Business Development. Prior to joining B&G Oilfield Services, Mr. Alexandrou was the President & CEO of Green Oilfield Services, Inc., a Texas-based private energy technology group. Mr. Alexandrou is a global senior strategic operations executive providing impressive achievements in multiple disciplines with a dynamic 22+ year career in diverse industries including oil & gas, manufacturing, consumer product goods, academia and consulting. Mr. Alexandrou directed national business programs, business development, and alternative energy strategy for Murphy Oil USA, Inc., a Fortune 100 company, and conducted business in 25 countries to turnaround languishing operations, lead strategic business mergers, expand business opportunities, and start global offices. Mr. Alexandrou holds an M.B.A. and B.S. from Louisiana Tech University.

Greg Nivens

Greg Nivens

Vice President Pipeline

Office: (701) 774-0293 ext. 705
greg.nivens@BGOilfieldservices.com

After 12 years of service to B&G and its customers, Greg Nivens was selected to lead the Pipeline Gathering Networks division in April of 2014. Greg’s dedication to excellence, reliability, and safety made him a natural fit for the position and a favorite among his peers. Greg was born and raised in Havre, MT, and joined the US Military at the age of eighteen. Serving as a Bomb and Chemical Specialist in the Army, Greg experienced combat in Operation Desert Storm. After his retirement from the military in 1999, Greg went to work in the methane fields of Gillette, Wyoming. Serving in numerous capacities since, including laborer, locator, foreman, and consultant, Greg developed deep relationships and roots in the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas industry.

James Smith

James Smith

Director Roustabout Operations

Office: (701) 774-0293 Ext. 103
james.smith@bgoilfieldservices.com

James Smith is a native of North Dakota with extensive oilfield knowledge and experience. At age fourteen, James began to work with his dad in the oilfields surrounding the Portal, ND area. Since, James has served in numerous roles, including laborer, operator, foreman and manager for pipeline and roustabout services. James joined B&G in 2009 and has continued to increase his role within the Company by providing continued leadership and project management. His breadth of experience has allowed B&G to better serve its customers through increased operational efficiency and work quality. James is married and has a son and two daughters. In his off-time, James enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and camping.

Rick Thompson

Rick Thompson

Director HSE & Training

Office: (701) 774-0293
rick.thompson@BGOilFieldServices.com

Rick Thompson has worked in the Bakken since 2005 and has been with B&G since May of 2016. His role as Director of HSE and Training is one that he takes personally. He views the people at B&G as a family and the safety and well-being of those individuals is more than just a job to him. Rick takes a proactive approach to safety and believes that our people are our most valuable asset. In his free-time he enjoys spending time with his daughters, camping and hunting.

Brad Gorder

Brad Gorder

Integrated Services Manager

Office: (701) 774-0293 Ext. 105
brad.gorder@bgoilfieldservices.com

Brad Gorder was born and raised in Williston, North Dakota. Upon completion of high school, Brad attended college in Minnesota where he studied business management and marketing. Brad, whose grandfather founded B&G in 1966, joined the team in 2005 and spent his first four years in the coal bed methane fields of Wyoming. While working in B&G’s Wyoming operations, Brad gained an in-depth knowledge of pipeline gathering networks and utility locating. Brad moved back to Williston in 2009 where he worked in numerous capacities as a supervisor of well-site and gas compression operations. Brad’s experience and dedication to quality workmanship has enabled him to build strong relationships with B&G’s customers. In 2014, Brad was promoted to Director of Business Development leading B&G’s sales efforts. In his free time, Brad likes to spend time with his family and enjoys fishing and snowmobiling.

Hercules Cummings

Hercules Cummings

Integrated Services Manager

Office: (701) 774-0293
hercules.cummings@bgoilfieldservices.com

Hercules joined the B&G team in February of 2017. Prior to B&G, Hercules Cummings served the U.S. Navy as a nuclear technician. In addition, he brings a diversified background encompassing project management, business development, and technical experience as a project engineer, titanium plant operator, casing foreman, and small business owner. He holds a BS in Nuclear Technology from Excelsior College, MBA from University of Phoenix, certified in Project Management and Business Analytics through Villanova University, and currently in the Master’s degree program for Accounting through Colorado Technical University. Hercules is married with two boys. During his off time, he enjoys hanging out with his family, traveling, writing, basketball, coaching his son’s martial arts, hiking, and camping.

Melissa Turnbull

Melissa Turnbull

Controller

Office: (701)-774-0293
melissa.turnbull@bgoilfieldservices.com

Melissa Turnbull is an eastern Montana native. After graduating high school from Culbertson, Montana, she attended Carroll College, in Helena, Montana. She graduated in 2006 with B.A. degrees in both accounting and communications. After college, she began work for a regional Montana accounting firm traveling the nation performing accounting and auditing services for governmental, tribal, and non-profit groups. After six years in the public accounting realm Ms. Turnbull was offered the opportunity to return back to the Mon-Dak region in December of 2011. Ms. Turnbull has worked for the last four years performing accounting functions for several companies within the Bakken region. She joined the B&G team in March of 2015 as the controller. In her free time, she enjoys helping her parents on their cattle ranch, kayaking on the Missouri and using her private pilot’s license to “check the cows”.

Shannon Giblock

Shannon Giblock

Manager Purchasing

Office: (701) 774-0293
shannon.giblock@bgoilfieldservices.com

Shannon Giblock is a native of Wyoming and has been with B&G since 2010. During his tenure at B&G Shannon has been involved in many aspects of the business including DOT Compliance, Safety, Asset Management, Fleet Management, Accounting, Purchasing and general Business Programs. Shannon is a tenured professional with over 17 years in the Oil and Gas Industry. Prior to B&G Shannon has been in Procurement and Supply Store Manager roles and worked in the gas fields of Wyoming primarily involving Gas instrumentation. Shannon attended college in South Dakota where he studied business management.

Brian Conlin

Brian Conlin

Manager Shop

Office: (701) 774-0293
brian.conlin@bgoilfieldservices.com

Brian Conlin, a Williston native and 28-year veteran in the construction and energy industry, started with B&G in 1997 as a roustabout and truck driver. Shortly thereafter he moved into the shop as a diesel mechanic. In 2002 Brian became the B&G shop manager. As B&G expanded, his role has grown to include the management of a fleet consisting of 260 vehicles and shop equipment.

Michele Nietz

Michele Nietz

Manager Line Locating

Office: (701) 774-0293
michele.nietz@BGOilFieldServices.com

Michele Nietz, a Williston native, joined the B&G team in 2013. She was promoted in December of 2014 to Supervisor of the Line Locating Division and then to Manager of the division in June of 2015. She is the Vice Chair of the North Dakota Common Ground Alliance and is Veriforce certified to OQ line locators. Michele has grown her division to locate lines for several customers offering ground penetrating radar services for un-locatable lines as well as FLIR emissions detection services. In her free time Michele enjoys spending time with her family.

Jeffs Dutson

Jeffs Dutson

Manager
Pipeline Maintenance Services

Office: (701) 774-0293
jeffs.dutson@BGOilFieldServices.com

Jeffs Dutson has been with B&G for three years. He started as a pipeline equipment operator and transferred into the pigging and line maintenance division three months later. He is currently in charge of internal pipe maintenance and gathering network maintenance. His experience comes from working with two previous resource gathering organizations and working in the pipeline maintenance divisions with oil and natural gas clean outs, pressure testing, line purging, as well as the three years with B&G in the pigging division. On weekends and time off Jeffs can be found snowboarding in the winter and fishing in the summer.

Carolynn Robinson

Carolynn Robinson

Supervisor Safety

Office: (701) 774-0293
carolynn.robinson@BGOilFieldServices.com

Carolynn Robinson joined B&G in 2011 as a pipeline equipment operator with her she brought 13 years of experience operating heavy equipment. Carolynn has assisted in many different roles in B&G and recently took the role of field safety supervisor under Rick Thompson. Carolynn’s new role is to ensure the safety of B&G’s employees in the field, she is also a certified veriforce trainer at the Company. In her free time Carolynn enjoys riding motorcycles with her husband and spending time with her family.

Dustin Wentz

Dustin Wentz

Roustabout Superintendent

Office: (701) 774-0293
abc@bgoilfieldservices.com

Dustin Wentz started with B&G in 2005 in Sheridan Wyoming as a laborer for the pipeline division. He later transitioned to the roustabout division working on compressor stations and tying in meter runs. Dustin later moved to North Dakota to take a position as Roustabout Supervisor. Dustin is well rounded and has worked in many different rolls at the company including; pipeline, utility locating, compressor maintenance and hydrovac services. Dustin has three children and enjoys spending time with his family in his spare time.

Drew Zielke

Drew Zielke

Assistant Superintendent

Office: (701) 774-0293
drew.zielke@bgoilfieldservices.com

Drew started with B&G working on the pipeline as a labor hand in 2011. Later Drew was made foreman and was then promoted to Assistant Superintendent in 2016. Drew runs the field operations and assists in the job bidding process as well as talent acquisition for the pipeline division. In his free time Drew enjoys ice fishing in the winter and spending time with his family.