About

Evolution Well Services®

Evolution Well Services® is the “Next Generation” pressure pumping company utilizing innovative custom-built electrically powered hydraulic fracturing equipment.

Our mission incorporates technology developments, operations excellence, customer service, employee development and safety as the foundation of the organization. Evolution® offers the impact of technology in delivering value-added solutions for pressure pumping operations.

Evolution® has been granted exclusivity by GE to be the OEM packager of its TM2500 line of turbine engines into ultra-mobile, built for purpose, hydraulic fracturing power generation trailers. In addition, Evolution® has patents-pending for custom turbine generator trailer, our dual-pump trailer and dual-blender trailer designs.

Mission Statement

The mission of Evolution Well Services is to become the premier, top tier service provider in the areas in which we operate. To achieve this, Evolution Well Services commits to:

  • Staff the Evolution team with the highest quality people in the industry
  • Utilize our state-of-the-art technology to demonstrate Evolution’s superiority from other service providers in the market
  • Insure health, safety and environmental concerns are addressed proactively
  • Conduct business with honesty and integrity
  • Create a work environment that encourages innovation and a forward leaning atmosphere
  • Understand and address our client’s needs to assist them in achieving their corporate objectives
  • Be involved in community efforts to be a favorable corporate neighbor
  • Maximize profitability by ahering to the highest in safety standards, service quality standards and continued efforts for improvement via innovation while maintaining market pricing competitiveness

Management

Jeffrey G. Morris

President

Jeffrey G. Morris serves as our President. Mr. Morris has over 37 years of experience in the oil & gas industry and has led numerous companies for Bridas Energy since 1990. Prior to that, Mr. Morris was the Vice President of PCE Limited, a general contracting company performing US military construction contracts on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Mr. Morris began his career in the oil & gas industry as an sales & applications engineer with National Supply Company from 1977 to 1987. Mr. Morris holds a B.S. in Engineering Sales from Texas A&M University.

Benjamin Bodishbaugh

Chief Executive officer

Benjamin Bodishbaugh serves as our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bodishbaugh has over 19 years’ experience in the US well completion industry serving in management, operations, sales and engineering. In 2010, Mr. Bodishbaugh founded and served as the Chief Operating Officer at Mission Well Services. Prior to that, Mr. Bodishbaugh served in numerous positions with Trican Well Services, Liberty Pressure Pumping, Weatherford Fracturing Technologies and Dowell Schlumberger. Mr. Bodishbaugh holds a Bachelors of Civil Engineering from Auburn University.

Steven Anderson

Chief Financial Officer

Steven Anderson serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Anderson also served as Chief Financial Officer of Beusa Energy beginning in 2010. Mr. Anderson served as a Managing Director with KPMG, LLP working with a broad base of energy clients during a 12 year tenure. Mr. Anderson graduated cum laude with honors from Texas A&M University with a B.B.A. in Accounting and a M.S. in Finance.

Brett Vann

Vice President, Turbine Technology

Brett Vann serves as Vice President of our Turbine Technology. Mr. Vann joined Evolution in June of 2014 developing and engineering a custom mobile turbine package for our electric frac fleets. Mr. Vann has over 16 years of experience in the power and oil & gas industries. Prior to joining Evolution, Mr. Vann performed roles in field services, sales and project management designing and building power plants around the world ranging in size from 50 megawatt simple cycle plants to 80 megawatt combined cycle plants. From 2000 until 2007, Mr. Vann worked for GE in project engineering developing GE’s LMS100 gas turbines. Mr. Vann holds a B.S. Degree in Marine Engineering from Texas A&M University at Galveston.

Gregory V. Brown

General Counsel

Gregory Brown serves as our General Counsel and Secretary since its founding. Mr. Brown is responsible for all legal, intellectual property, regulatory, governmental relations and administrative business. From May 1996 until 2010, Mr. Brown served as a partner in the litigation and trial practice departments of the Houston offices of Jackson Walker L.L.P. and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L.L.P. Prior to practicing as an attorney, Mr. Brown served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. of the Louisiana Supreme Court of New Orleans. Mr. Brown received his law degree from Duke University School of Law and is a graduate of the University of New Orleans.

Mike Bateman

Vice President, Operations

Mr. Bateman joined Evolution Wells Services in early 2013 during the build and testing of the original electric fleet bringing his 29 years of experience in the industry. Mr. Bateman relocated to the US operation in 2014 to hold a key role in the design and set up of the Generation 2 fleet. In this role Mr. Bateman leads Evolution Well Services operations with integrity and expertise into the future of electric fracturing. Prior to his current role Mr. Bateman acquired invaluable knowledge and experience with Schlumberger for 19 years, both in Canada and the US in various positions. Prior to his time at Schlumberger, he was involved in two start up well service companies, Century Frac and Pioneer Natural Resources.

Carrie Murtland

VP, Technology & Marketing

Carrie Murtland joined EWS in 2017 and has since been leading Engineering, Procurement and Fleet Construction activities.  Prior to joining EWS, Ms. Murtland served in various functions including Engineering, Sales & Service Management, and Marketing for Weir Oil & Gas.  Earlier in her career, Ms. Murtland was with AMEC Paragon, where she focused on Engineering, Procurement and Construction of GoM offshore production facilities.  Ms. Murtland holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.