Travis Callais, President
Travis Callais owns successful companies in both the transportation and construction industries. Using his experience and vision, he created Ideal Energy Solutions to provide the oil and gas industry, and related fields, with safe, environmentally conscious, innovative, expedient, cost efficient and confidential total energy solutions for clients across America. Along with his degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Travis holds a number of certifications within the oil and gas industry and related fields. Those include Shell Yellow Book, PEC Safeland-Safegulf, OHSA Safety, and TWIC. He also belongs to the Frac Sand Supply and Logistics Association, Oil and Gas People and actively participates in several local organizations like The Young Professionals of LAGCOE, Ducks Unlimited, and the Lafayette chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association.
Charlie Talley, VP Technology
Charlie Talley has amassed over 35 years of professional experience in the specialty chemical and microbiology industries. He has held various positions with companies like Frac-Chem, Force Industries, Tionicon Group, Five Star Chemical, Pennwalt Chemical, and Germantown Manufacturing. In addition, Charlie holds a number of U.S. Patents for products ranging from neutralizing compounds for WMDs to personal hand sanitizers and body wash. We are proud to have Charlie on the Ideal Energy Solutions team and believe his years of industry expertise are essential to developing just the right solutions for our clients' oilfield needs.
Robert Callais, VP Operations
Robert began his career in the oil and gas industry over 30 years ago with Dowell cementing services as Master of an inland towing vessel in Houma, LA; one year later he was transferred to Berwick where he assumed the position as Master of Flying Diamond I Dowell’s Offshore cementing/stimulation vessel. Robert’s knowledge and work ethic quickly attracted the attention of his superiors and was soon promoted to Service Supervisor of the Offshore Cementing/Sand Control Group. In 1989 Robert was asked to manage the equipment upgrade of BIGORANGE* 24 Well Stimulation Vessel GOM. Robert then served as Field Specialist on several of Dowell Schlumberger Well Stimulation/Fracturing Vessels BigOrange*24, 26, 28, 29, 30 and M/V Galaxie.
In 1999 Schlumberger moved Robert to Maurice, LA as Cell Leader for the offshore stimulation vessel group supporting Fracturing, Sand Control, and Matrix Acidizing in the GOM. In 2001 he was promoted to Field Service Manager for GOM Stimulation Vessels and Inland Water barges until 2005, when Schlumberger once again requested his expertise in the Middle East as Project Manager for conversion of M/V Gulf Pearl to Well Stimulation Vessel in Dubai. Since the completion of the Gulf Pearl Project, Robert has served Schlumberger in the following roles:
2007: Service Delivery Manager of Well Stimulation Vessels Middle East & West Africa
2009: Project Manager Balikpapan, Indonesia Multi-Service Barge New Build Project supporting fracturing, sand control, coil tubing & slick line operations in Balikpapan, Indonesia Mahakam Delta
2011: Project Manager *DeepSTIM Brasil II New Build Project Houma, LA
2012: Project Manager Island Captain & Island Centurion Fracturing vessels conversion Bremerhaven, Germany
Baxter Saucier, HSE Manager
Baxter Saucier joined Ideal Energy Solutions as a in 2017. Mr. Saucier has over 25 years experience working in many industries, including oil & gas, manufacturing, service, and healthcare. He is fluent in several key continuous improvement disciplines, including Lean, Six Sigma, Health, Safety, and Environmental, which he uses when deploying and managing corporate initiatives.
Scott Pinho, VP Rentals
Joining the team in March 2018, Scott has a 20 year plus background in all aspects of the oilfield services sector. His experience ranges from: manufacturing, service, sales, and rentals. Scott understands the importance of listening in order to hear the voice of the customer. He is very knowledgeable in the surface and subsea service and rental markets.