Mark Christian has more than 25 years of experience managing oilfield service companies and manufacturers that provide products and services to the drilling, completion, and production markets in the U.S., Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
After developing a well-rounded background in oilfield services and manufacturing, Mark was promoted to his first executive role 15 years after his oilfield career began. His senior management roles took him to Libya for nearly 10 years where he managed a large well servicing company, and to Europe and the Middle East which provided a global scope to his experience.
In 2014, Mark formed a consulting firm called CHRIS Well Consulting, LLC. (CWC) that builds new oil and gas divisions for industrial companies outside of the oil industry such as aerospace and defense contractors, technology companies, start-ups, and equipment manufacturers that wish to enter the lucrative and ultra competitive upstream market.
Additionally, CWC provides market research, due diligence, and business advisory services to institutional investors that are evaluating investments in Oklahoma's oilfields.
From 2013 - 2014, Mark served as the Mid-Continent Regional Manager for Nuverra Environmental Solutions, a national water management company that serves the drilling and completion market with water supply, transport, storage, recycling, and wastewater disposal services.
From 2011 - 2013, Mark led North American Business Development for Merla Wellhead Solutions, an oilfield manufacturer that serves the production sector with severe service flow control equipment, actuators, and wireless automation for gas lift operations, secondary recovery waterflood projects, and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects.
From 2003 - 2011, Mark lived in Tripoli, Libya where he served as V.P. of Operations for a well servicing company that provides oilfield services and technical consultants to the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC). In 2006, Mark introduced the first vacuum truck service and polypipe H2O transfer systems to the Sahara Desert. He negotiated over $400 million dollars in oilfield service contracts with NOC and their EPSA partners.
Mark attended Westminster College where he pursued a B.A. in political science and international studies and served as President of the student government association. His professional interests include H2O recycling technologies and advances in wireless and digital technology. Mark resides in Oklahoma with his wife and 3 children.