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Why PakEnergy
Oil & Gas People

We’re Oil & Gas People

PakEnergy offers cloud-based business automation software for independent upstream and midstream oil & gas companies. The Company’s solutions help clients manage land, production, accounting, and transportation. PakEnergy serves over 2,000 customers, primarily in North America, including E&P operators, crude oil purchasers, transporters, haulers, investors, and accounting firms. With its staff of experienced software developers and oil & gas accounting professionals, PakEnergy automates the most complex business processes to reduce operating costs, save time, and increase profitability while providing customers with reporting, analytics, and decision support systems that were once exclusive to the major integrated oil companies.

We Understand your Challenges

We’re software developers, but we’re also oil & gas professionals with roots in West Texas and a consistent focus on industry issues and challenges. Our training, tech support and customer service specialists talk to PakEnergy users on a daily basis.

We know what you deal with. Here’s what you can count on when you work with us:

  • Professionalism — We’re skilled and experienced in oil & gas accounting issues
  • Innovation — Our platform scales to meet the new challenges and changing needs of your growing company
  • Trustworthiness — We’re consistent and reliable
  • Commitment —We’re dedicated to your success and this industry
  • Likeability — We’re easy to do business with
Changes
History of The Pak
HubSpot Video
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1986
2022
Acquired LandVantage May 2022 
PakEnergy LLC shines in 2022 and beyond! 
2021
Acquired Welltrax July 2021 
Acquired ScoutFDC December 2021 
2019
Acquired DocVue November 2019
2017
Brent J. Rhymes named CEO - 2017 
First Large Water Client – 2017 Aris Water Solutions 
2018
Launched First Mobile product 2018 – Introducing our first E-Ticketing System 
100 Employees Strong 2018 
2011
First Global Client – 2011 
2006
First Client with Operations in Alaska – 2006 
1999
First Oil & Gas Joint Venture Partnership Client – 1999 
1995
First Purchaser product launched 1995 – Entered the Midstream Market when BML, Inc added it to their suite of products at launch. (They have been with us since 1993) 
1993
Service Ticket product launched 1993 
1987
Oil & Gas Revenue/Billing and Production Reporting product launched -1987 
First O&G CustomerPatton Exploration, Inc 1987 (still with us today) 
1986
FoundedApril 1st 1986 
First Product Launched DOS General Ledger and Payroll- 1986 
First Customer - ABCO Industries 
Leadership Team
Brent
Melissa
Ryan
Meredith
Brent
Rhymes
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Brent Rhymes is the chief executive officer of PakEnergy, where he has served since 2017. Prior to PakEnergy, Brent was the executive vice president of sales and marketing for Synacor, and before that, he served as the CEO of Zimbra (sold to Synacor), CEO of iWave Software (sold to EMC), was the co-founder and vice president of FileKeeper (sold to Yosemite Technologies) and CEO of Software Realization (sold to NetIQ Corporation). Brent started his career as a software developer, consultant and manager with stints at Microsoft, IBM, Exxon and NASA’s Johnson Space Center (IBM contract). He brings more than 31 years of software executive leadership to the team.

Brent received his BS in computer science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and his MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Texas. He currently lives in Abilene and owns Rancho de Rhymes, LLC, a small-scale cow-calf cattle ranch located in West Texas.
Melissa
Pursley
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Melissa Pursley is the chief financial officer of PakEnergy, having joined the executive team in August of 2020. She brings over 20 years of financial leadership, M&A, and business experience in high-growth industries like data, software, and healthcare. She recently served as Vice President of Finance with Progyny (NASDAQ: PGNY), based in New York City, where she led the finance team in taking the company public in late 2019. Her organization was responsible for all aspects of finance including accounting, financial reporting and analysis, equity benefits, collections and SEC reporting.

Prior to her work at Progyny, Pursley held financial leadership roles at TravelClick, Dun & Bradstreet, and LexisNexis. At TravelClick she was responsible for revenue and expense planning, forecasting and results and variance reporting for the company worldwide. During her tenure at Dun & Bradstreet, Melissa was a lead finance partner for several product lines and also managed all strategic partnerships.

Melissa received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington in Accounting and has her Masters in Accounting from Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

Ryan
Lailey
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Ryan Lailey is the chief operating officer for PakEnergy, responsible for product leadership and strategy. He joined PakEnergy after the company’s acquisition of DocVue, the gold standard for document management in the oil and gas industry, in November 2019. He held positions as chief technology officer and chief operating officer while with DocVue.

Prior to DocVue, Ryan was a founding member of the management team at Cortex Business Solutions serving in multiple leadership roles within sales, marketing business development, investor relations and corporate strategy. Ryan was also an investment executive of a major Canadian financial institution working in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and investor relations.

Ryan attended the University of Calgary with a focus on Business and Finance before beginning his career in energy trading and transport.

Meredith
Roth
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Meredith Roth – a participant in the Columbia University CMO Program and NYC-based Marketing and Media relations dynamo – is a seasoned veteran in Multinational C-Suite Branding, Digital Marketing, Lead Generation and Full Funnel Conversion, PR, Media Relations, Employee Comms, Crisis Comms and Investor Relations. Roth has been a regular expert commentator on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX News, Fox Business and HLN, as well as provided quotes in The New York Times, USA Today and more.

 

Ms. Roth made her career in Marketing and PR, as VP for Edelman Public Relations, and Ogilvy PR before that. During Jack Welch’s tenure, Ms. Roth headed up PR for one of the 12 General Electric Companies, GEIS, focusing on ERP, Supply Chain, and more. Over the years, there were stints at Philips Electronics, IBM and a number of Net startups. Ms. Roth currently serves as CMO for PakEnergy. Prior to PakEnergy, she served as VP, Marketing & Corporate Communications for Synacor, the world-leader in Entertainment Streaming, Open Source Collaboration and SaaS Zimbra Email, TV Everywhere, CIAM, Authentication and Cloud ID Identity Management. Before Synacor was a global launch at the World Economic Forum’s Annual meeting in Davos. Ms. Roth spearheaded strategic communications for the world-leading wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, as the company (with fanfare of Newsweek/Daily Beast then Editor in Chief Tina Brown), unveiled its renewable energy “WindMade” NGO partnership with Bloomberg, PwC, LEGO, WWF and the United Nations.

 

Further, Ms. Roth handled publicity for the gathering of Nobel Laureates in Petra, Jordan on behalf of King Abdullah II, Holocaust-survivor, author and Nobel Laureate the late Elie Wiesel, and Richard Attias.

 

Ms. Roth earned her degree in Journalism from the prestigious Grady College of Journalism (home to the Peabody Award), UGA.

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