Executive Team

Tad Butt President/Owner

  • Founded Pioneer Oil, LLC in 2000
  • Sales Manager at Koch Industries for 15 years – Marketed petroleum products in Montana, Wyoming and Western Canada
  • B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Utah

Jacob Butt COO/Owner

  • Developed and managed an oil field supply company in North Dakota, Pioneer Oil, LLC
  • Oil and Gas Pipeline Design engineer, Rooney Engineering Inc.
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University

Dennis Kluksdahl Chief Financial Officer

  • Management consultant – Energy and Agriculture
  • Executive Director – Natural Gas Trading & Marketing, PPM Energy
  • Director – Natural Gas, Crude Oil & NGL Trading, Montana Power Trading and Marketing
  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor
  • B.S. in Business Administration from University of Northern Colorado

Marketing Team

Brad Butterfield GM of Sales & Marketing

  • General manager of Marketing, Texpar Energy
  • VP of Marketing for asphalt division at Consolidated Oil and Transportaiton Co.
  • General Manager of Supply an Distribution, Ergon
  • B.S. in Business Management/Marketing from Kansas State University

Damon Krehbiel GM of Supply and Trading

  • Supply and Distribution Management, Sales, Marketing, and Commercial Development, Koch Industries
  • Sales Management and Marketing, Citgo Asphalt Refining Co.
  • B.S. in Business Management/Marketing from Kansas State University

Accounting and Rail Team

Tonia Walter Controller


John Bjorndal Logistics and Technical Manager


Kayla Markovsky, CPA Accountant/Logistics Coordinator