Our Approach

StarTex Field Services, LLC specializes in provides gas compression and treatment services in addition to gas line transportation. Formed in San Antonio, Texas in 2016, StarTex is led by a management team with extensive experience. Our Team

Our Team

John Ward
President
John brings over 30 years of Team Management to StarTex. John served as President of Texas Oilfield Fabrication and Pipeline, LLC (TOFP), an oil and gas well service company that specialized in production equipment fabrication and pipeline construction. John earlier served as the Director of Operations for Black Creek Well Services, LP; a company that provided work-over, construction and maintenance in well servicing, and related transportation services to oil and gas producers in the South Texas region. John is a graduate of Texas A&M University.
Trey Martin
Vice President, Finance
Trey joined StarTex in January 2019 and currently serves as Vice President of Corporate Development. Prior to joining StarTex, Trey was an Associate at Tailwater Capital, LLC from 2015 to 2017 and held various positions as an Operations Engineer at Chesapeake Energy Corporation from 2011 to 2015. Trey holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Concentrations in Energy and Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mickey Heath
Manager, Pipeline Operations
Mickey has over 20 years of operating experience in the oil and gas field. His previous experience includes West Texas Operations Manager for Regency Energy Partners, Operations Manager for Texstar Midstream Services, and Operations Area Manager for Southcross Energy Partners.
Eliyah Tashiro
Chief Financial Officer
Eliyah has over 10 years of experience with private equity funds and lenders. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche and has served as President and CFO of several companies, with his most recent position as the President of DataWing Global, an aerial data collections and image processing company with strong ties to the oil and gas industry. His expertise includes financial planning, analysis, budgeting and forecasting, investor relations, mergers & acquisitions, and driving operational efficiencies. He has his BS in Accounting from Indiana University Southeast and his CPA in the state of Kentucky.
Austin Kramr
Senior Engineer
Austin has over 6 years of engineering and operating experience in the South Texas oil and gas field. Austin has held various engineering positions with Blackbrush Oil & Gas managing drilling, completion, production operations, facility, and pipeline design projects. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas.