Peter Lawson COO

Peter recently joined QCI as Chief Operating Officer. Originally from Aberdeen Scotland, Peter started his oilfield career with Schlumberger in the Netherlands. After four years as a cementing and stimulation engineer, he joined Baker Hughes Centrilift in Aberdeen as an ESP application engineer. Over the subsequent 23 years with Baker Hughes, Peter became a subject matter expert in ESP systems working predominantly in Europe and Africa in a variety of Engineering, Sales and Operations roles. In 2005, Peter and his family moved to global headquarters in Claremore, Oklahoma, where he ultimately became the Director of Technology for BHI Artificial Lift Systems. Peter holds a Bachelor of Engineering from The Robert Gordons University Aberdeen and a Masters in Business Administration.

  RK Halbert MENA General Manager

RK joined QCI early in 2012. In 1996, RK began his career as a commercial diver with American Oilfield Divers. In 1998, he transferred to Big Inch Marine Systems (Oil States), where he began his career as a field service technician, eventually becoming a master service technician. RK continued to demonstrate his awareness of the industry by taking a managerial position as Service Supervisor, and eventually becoming an Account Manager for Oil States UK.

Recently, RK accepted a position as General Manager for Middle East Operations, where with his extensive technical and operational background, he will forge advantageous business dealings, by continuing to build positive relationships with existing customers and procuring new business.

  Todd McGee Sales Director

Todd joined QCI in 2014. He began his career in 1991, as a Technical Sales Manager providing surface sales support for the Western hemisphere sales team. In 2006, he transitioned to Superior Wellhead/Azura Energy, which became T3 Acquisition, where he was the Sales and Marketing Manager. In 2010, Todd joined Lufkin as their Global Marketing Director, where he specialized in Artificial Lift solutions and application. With responsibilities that pertained to managing large proposals, running procedures, literature, graphics and animations, he gained a broad knowledge of wellhead systems and components along with a strong customer understanding. While working in engineering with FMC and Vetco Grey in Houston, Todd attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Design from Texas A&M University. Todd’s broad knowledge of wellheads system and components along with his understanding of customer needs makes him a crucial member of the QCI team.

  Sheldon Hoesli Mid-Con District Manager

Sheldon joined the QCI team in 2012. Prior to that, he spent 8 years in the United States Army as a Blackhawk crew member. After leaving the Army, Sheldon spent 4 years at Schlumberger Artificial Lift as a field technician, where he was deployed to service the entire mid-continent and eastern United States. During his time at SLB, he gained experience and knowledge of ESP systems and troubleshooting that is an asset to the QCI team today. Sheldon is currently QCI’s Mid-Continent

Manager, overseeing operations, sales, and service. 

  Tony Palazzolo Production Manager

Tony joined QCI in 2003 as a part-time shop helper while pursuing a career in baseball. Shortly after he was hired full-time as an assembly technician, installer, and international trainer. He became shop foreman in 2010; by demonstrating his extensive knowledge of QCI products, Tony was promoted to his current position, Production Manager, in 2016. Tony attended San Jacinto Junior College and Houston Baptist University. He also played two years of minor league baseball in Louisiana and Mississippi.