Raymond Taylor,

Co-Founder • CSP President

Co-Founder and President, Raymond Taylor began his career with nine years at Highlander/TetraTech Environmental, enabling him to become knowledgeable in soil and groundwater remediation techniques.  From there Raymond served as a Health and Safety Supervisor at Whiting Oil and Gas for their operations in the Permian and Denver-Julesburg Basins. It was there that Raymond learned the compliance challenges associated with oilfield construction, gas processing facilities, work-over & drilling operations, completions work, and maintenance activities.

Raymond has successfully completed graduate courses at the University of Denver focusing on Emergency Response and Planning. In 2017, he achieved ASP and CSP certifications through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.  Raymond spent four years in Alpine, TX attending Sul Ross State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.

Born and raised in Midland, he understands the values and work ethic it takes to be successful in the oil and gas industry.




Tim Derryberry

Co-Founder • Chief Operating Officer

Tim Derryberry, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, most recently served as Facilities Construction Manager at Whiting Oil and Gas for twelve years. The projects executed by Tim’s team include the construction of multiple gas processing facilities in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. This group was also responsible for the construction of gathering systems, production facilities, and saltwater disposals from Corpus Christi to Williston. Tim also spent seven years at Kinder Morgan as a Construction Coordinator exposing him to the challenges of project management that included scheduling, procurement, and landowner relations.

Tim’s collegiate career includes time at Western Texas College in Snyder, Texas and Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Tim has been around the oil and gas industry since he was born in Snyder, Texas and worked in fields and processing facilities from South Texas to North Dakota. His tenure in the industry and West Texas roots give him a unique ability to execute any size of project with safety, efficiency, and stakeholder value at the forefront.


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