Experts in Oilfield Innovation

Meet the talented and highly experienced team dedicated to developing bio-based chemistries that move the oil & gas industry forward.

CEO of Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Jonathan Rogers
CEO

Jonathan Rogers

Jonathan Rogers

  • Global Head of Oilfield Services at Clariant Corporation, responsible for operations in 76 countries with 1,400 employees
  • Global Technology Director of BP for Production Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry, MBA, Fellow of prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry, Holder of 4 Patents
  • EVP at Champion Technologies
  • MD at Sasol Oilfield Chem
VP of Technology at Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Dr. Amir Mahmoudkhani
VP of Technology

Dr. Amir Mahmoudkhani

Dr. Amir Mahmoudkhani

  • Responsible for product formulation and testing
  • Global Head of Flow Assurance at Clariant Corporation (2013 – 2019)
  • Adjunct Professor at University of Alberta, Edmonton (2011 – 2015)
  • Inventor and co-Inventor of 38 patent applications in oil & gas
  • Author and co-author of 126 publications in peer-reviewed journals
VP, Sales and Strategy at Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Tom Swanson
VP, Sales and Strategy

Tom Swanson

Tom Swanson

  • Responsible for the Sales and Strategy of the Company
  • 29 years of global oilfield business experience
  • Previous Energy Group Director for Solugen
  • Other roles included sales leadership positions with Schlumberger, Clariant, Brenntag and Baker Hughes
  • A published writer, patent holder, and award recipient
VP of Production at Locus Energy Solutions, Scott Weber
VP, Production

Scott Weber

Scott Weber

  • Responsible for managing Biosurfactant Production
  • Previously USDA Microbiology Lab and Production Manager
  • 14 years experience in all aspects of Microbiological fermentation, production
  • BS in Microbiology with nine published articles in Industry journals on Fermentation
  • Qualified as a Six Sigma Black Belt
VP and Projects of Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Leon Chad
VP, Projects

Leon Chad

Leon Chad

  • 25+ Years of global and international oilfield business experience
  • Previously, Global Head of Business Development for Clariant Oil Services, including executive accounts and well services segments
  • Other roles included Head of Marketing at Clariant and Region Business Manager for Nalco Energy Services
  • MSc Chemistry

Northeastern US
Leadership Team

N. East Regional Director at Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Brandon Cady
N. East Regional Director

Brandon Cady

Brandon Cady

  • Responsible for leading the Company’s activities in the Appalachian basin
  • 15 years experience with Halliburton
Field Services Supervisor at Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Donald Kreager
Field Services Supervisor

Donald Kreager

Donald Kreager

  • Donald (Don) Kreager is our expert field supervisor overseeing all field engineers and pumping crews throughout the Appalachian Basin. Don has extensive E&P experience, drilling wells for leading E&P companies all across the Appalachian Basin, and also owns his own wells. He was the drilling supervisor at David R Hill Inc. for 9 years.

Southwestern US
Leadership Team

Permian Regional Director at Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Corey Petro
Permian Regional Director

Cory Petro

Corey Petro

  • Responsible for leading the Company’s activities in Permian Basin
  • 10 years+ experience with major oil and gas service companies inc. ChampionX

Technical
Support

Technical Services Director at Locus Bio Energy Solutions, Marty Shumway
Technical Services Director

Marty Shumway

Marty Shumway

  • Licensed Professional Engineer, Certified Petroleum Geologist (AAPG), Certified Professional Earth Scientist (SIPES) and industry speaker
  • 20+ years in the mining and petroleum industries, with experience in both exploration and development of oil and gas properties of petroleum

Innovative Biosurfactant Solutions, Backed by Science

ISO Certified Company

Locus Bio-Energy Solutions’ biosurfactants are formulated by world-class experts utilizing cutting-edge production processes and the scientific capabilities of our accelerator company, Locus Fermentation Solutions.

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