Basic Energy Taps Fmr Baker Hughes Exec as New CEO

Basic Energy Taps Fmr Baker Hughes Exec as New CEO
Basic Energy Services, Inc. has named Keith L. Schilling as president, CEO and director of the company.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. has named Keith L. Schilling as president, CEO and director of the company.

Schilling’s new role will be effective Jan. 2, 2020.

Schilling will replace former CEO T.M. “Roe” Patterson, who announced his retirement back in September.

Schilling was most recently employed by Baker Hughes Company as the president of Baker Hughes Canada since November 2018. Prior to that, he served as director, sales and commercial as well as president – surface for the North America region.

“After an extensive search process that considered many strong candidates, we are pleased to appoint Keith Schilling as Basic Energy Services’ new president, CEO and director,” board of directors chairman Julio Quintana said in a company statement. “Keith possesses great industry expertise, and we are excited for him to lead the company into the future. We are grateful to Roe Patterson for his leadership and contributions to the company and thank him for his dedication and service.”

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