Thursday, December 12, 2013

Gas Plant Celebrates 5 and 10 Year Anniversaries

Josh Ferguson
JOSH FERGUSON, Kentucky Plant Supervisor, celebrated ten years with ABARTA Oil & Gas on December 1, 2013.  Josh was promoted to his current position in 2010 following the retirement of Allan Ison.  Director of Operations, Cliff Simmons, says that Josh's "understanding of the plant operation and dedication to its performance has been a great asset.  What is most impressive about Josh is the loyalty and dedication his employees show for him."
Dave Sagraves

DAVE SAGRAVES, Gas Plant Operator, also celebrated ten years on December 1, 2013.  Dave has worked as an equipment operator, roustabout and plant relief operator.  Plant Supervisor Josh Ferguson states that Dave "is a great motivator to his coworkers and often leads by example. There is no job too big or to small that he won't complete. Anything I ask him to do, he always gives 110% from beginning to end. I'm fortunate to have him as a part of my crew at the plant."

Seth Grim
JOSH "SETH" GRIM, is also a Gas Plant Operator, and he celebrates five years with ABARTA Oil & Gas.  Seth started as a relief operator and has risen to the position of plant operator in his short time with us.  Supervisor Josh Ferguson tells us that Seth "is also a great asset to the plant."  He is "a quick thinker, and he can often come up with solutions to any troubles we may face. He is very dependable and reliable, always there any time I need him, even if outside his regular shift hours."  He is "always cheerful, and his positive attitude helps keep workplace morale on the rise."

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Fifteen Year Anniversaries

Seven ABARTA Oil & Gas employees celebrated their 15 year anniversary on November 1st.  In alphabetical order, they are:
FREDDIE COLLIER, Gas Plant Operator.
MIKE MATHENY, West Virginia Operations Manager.

RANDALL MAXIE, Kentucky Roustabout/Equipment Operator.  Looking back on the last 15 years with AOG, Randall says "it has been an amazing learning experience, and I'm sure the next 15 years will be just as amazing."
GREG MAXIE, Kentucky Field Supervisor.
DEWAYNE MINER, West Virginia Production Supervisor.
JAMIE PREECE, Kentucky field office Operations Manager.  Fifteen years ago Jamie started working for AOG as a roustabout doing field and plant maintenance and never dreamed he'd one day be the Operations Manager.  He says it is "the most interesting industry anyone could ever work in" because of your exposure to "so many different aspects of the processes."
KEN FLEEMAN, Manger of Engineering.  Ken says his last 15 years have been an adventure.  He started as an Engineer Tech and has enjoyed an unexpected and unconventional path to management.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

10th Anniversary - Junior Jenkins

Pittsburgh Geologist, Junior Jenkins, celebrated his 10th year with ABARTA Oil & Gas on October 16th.  He also recently became a first-time grandfather, so he has much to be happy about.  Congratulations.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

5 Year Anniversary - Brent Cook

Kentucky gas plant operator, Brent Cook, celebrates five years of service at ABARTA Oil & Gas on July 21, 2013. Congratulations, Brent!