Kevin Blackwood serves as president/owner of Black Star Energy Services, an oilfield service company based in the Permian Basin. Mr. Blackwood's responsibilities include financial oversight, business development, and management training. Prior to his role at Black Star Energy Services, Mr. Blackwood held numerous positions with ExxonMobil. In these positions, he helped improve vendor relationships, lower TRIR, increase production volumes and reduce 3rd party downtime. In 2011, Mr. Blackwood was approached by a coil tubing operator based out of Louisiana to help establish a district in West Texas. In one year, Mr. Blackwood pushed revenue for that company to over two million dollars per month, with 100% utilization of equipment and employees. In 2012, Mr. Blackwood formed Man Lift Rentals, LLC, a small rental company in Monahans, Tx. Over the next year, ManLift Rentals, LLC expanded its portfolio by adding a completion based chemical company, Black Star Energy Services. In November 2014, Black Star Energy Services expanded its operations into a new Valve Division and Trucking Division. In May 2016, Black Star Energy Services added the Engineering Operations Division to provide Engineering, Construction Management and OOOOa Support. In August of 2016, Black Star Energy Services opened its' sixth division, Solids Control, which offers some of the best equipment and people in the industry.
“There is nothing better than growing a family owned business, while being able to employ people we consider our friends and watching those people become successful!”