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Director of Operations

Fort Worth, TX
December 28, 2020

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R. BRENT PROCTOR • Fort Worth, TX 76126 • 325-***-****

Operations Director

Results-oriented and accomplished business leader with an entrepreneurial mindset and extensive experience working in the Oil and Gas Industry. Demonstrated ability at operations management, diligently managing the day to day operations and making good use of resources. Skilled at P&L Management, managing income and expenses, and ensuring business earns a net profit output. Stellar record at strategically planning and executing successful marketing strategies in a competitive environment and achieving record sales numbers.

Experienced at contracts negotiation achieving a fair and equitable deal and building a long lasting relationship. Adept at budget management reducing costs and increasing profits. Proven success at fostering client relations increasing clientele loyalty and retention. Proven expertise at procurement, properly acquiring services, and making projects and processes proceed efficiently.

Areas of Expertise include:

•Business Operations


•Customer Support

•P&L Management

•Client Relations

•Lease Negotiations

•Marketing & Sales

•Budget Management

•Contracts Negotiation

•Transportation Pricing

•DOT, OSHA, HSE Compliance

•Financial Forecasting

Career Experience

Founder / President, BT Solutions, Inc., Abilene, TX 2004-2020

Formed a small company and expanded my customer base to Fortune 500 companies by negotiating and handling contracts with customers in multiple US cities.

Increased volumes in excess of 1 million BPD of crude oil per month for cultivated clients such as Western Refining, St. Paul Park Refining, Petro China and Andeavor.

Vice President / Board Member, Lone Star Crude, LLC, Ft. Worth & Midland, TX 2014-2016

Served as the Board Member. Recruited by equity firm to start up crude oil transportation and marketing company for the Permian Basin and developed clients including ExL Petroleum, Vitol USA, Bridger Logistics & Chevron USA. Led and managed the entire logistics program from purchasing, transportation pricing, marketing, sales, customer support, DOT, OSHA, HSE, insurance, division order, lease negotiations and contracts. Diligently managed the company operations. Oversaw hiring process. Managed budget and third party contractors.

Increased volume 600% before crude market margins downturned and equity ownership dissolved operations.

Regional Manager, Semcrude, L.P. (SGLP) and BlueKnight Energy, L.P. (BKEP), Abilene, TX 2006-2011

Served as Regional Manager for West Texas & New Mexico. Managed all operations, including budget review, forecast, crude oil movement and logistics, regional contracts, lease negotiations, staffing, DOT & HSE compliance, SarbOx, and client relations.

Effectively managed daily crude movement of 25,000 BPD with a staff of 75 and 3rd party contractors, a fleet of 80+, and 15 truck facilities.

President, Big Tex Crude Oil Co, Dot Oil Corp, Patriot Pipeline Company, Abilene, TX 2002-2006

Effectively managed all departments including strategic development, banking, contracts, crude oil marketing, transportation, mechanical shop, HSE, division order, DOT compliance, legal, insurance, client relations. Emphasis on Safety and Accountability. Built and operated a small crude oil gathering pipeline system in New Mexico for client.

Successfully grew the companies 700% and sold it to publicly traded, SemCrude, L.P ranked # 9 on Forbes list of America’s Largest Private Companies in June 2006.

Reduced workers comp rating from 1.4 to .75 while maintaining strict 48-hour turnaround for crude movement.

Increased volume 800% to 25,000 BPD with cultivated clients such as SemCrude, Shell Trading, TEPPCO, Chevron, Western Refining, Valero, and ExxonMobil.

Additional Experience as President at Tempo Marketing & Transportation, Inc., 1997-2002 Vice President – Big Tex Crude Oil Company, Inc., Dot Oil Corporation, Inc., Derrick Diesel Service, Inc., 1992-97

Health Fitness & Franchise Industry, 2017–Present

Multi-territory Area Rights Developer / Owner, Tapout Fitness

Multi-unit Club Owner / Operating Minority Partner, Tapout Fitness

Franchisor Board Member – TO Gyms, LLC,

Founder – Fitness operations, management and consulting company – ProB Management, LLC


Master of Law in Taxation (LLM), University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

Juris Doctorate (JD), St. Mary’s University School of Law

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – McMurry University / The University of Texas at Austin

Licensed Attorney, Texas

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