Latshaw Drilling has announced the hiring and promotion of three vice presidents.
Leroy Peterson has joined as VP of Contracts. Mr Peterson comes from Patriot Drilling, which he cofounded in 2002. Prior to that, he worked at Peterson Drilling and later Patterson-UTI. Mr Peterson attended New Mexico State University and has extensive experience in the drilling industry.
Additionally, Joey Stockton has been promoted to VP of Operations, and Joseph Hudson has been promoted to VP of Business Development. Mr Stockton, who attended Oklahoma State University, began his career in the oilfield with Goober Drilling, which later became Keen Energy. After Keen Energy was acquired by Latshaw Drilling in 2012, Mr Stockton took over duties as Operations Manager, overseeing a fleet of 41 rigs. Mr Hudson has been with Latshaw Drilling since 2017, coming from Nabors Drilling. Mr Hudson holds a Business Management Degree from Texas Tech University.