About Straker Energy

We specialize in Operations Excellence including Safety & Risk, Projects Operations Readiness, Maintenance and Integrity Program Builds and Optimization.


Ryan Straker

Founder & CEO

Ryan is the owner of Straker Energy and has over 25 years experience in broad-based Marine and Oil & Gas Engineering as well as Onshore and Offshore Office Management, Business Management and HSE. He has a wealth of knowledge and practical experience within the industry where he has held key senior positions in deepwater subsea equipment design, construction, testing, installation, intervention and operations.

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Bill Straker

Technical Director

Over the course of 34 years, Bill held several key leadership roles within BP Exploration & Production (E&P).

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Chris Wheeley


Over the course of 30+ years, Chris has worked in Maintenance and Reliability in Progressive roles from shop floor to leadership roles in a Global Organization in the Oil and Gas Industry.

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Our Bench Strength

Steve Williams

Steve is a highly motivated and dedicated individual with over 40 years Oil and Gas upstream and downstream experience, a versatile, accomplished maintenance professional and manager with proven expertise developing and implementing maintenance strategies both locally and globally.

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Charles Hammerle

Over the course of 39 years, Chuck has held several key leadership roles within the United States Air Force and BP Exploration Alaska (BPXA).

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Burl Russell

Burl has over 40 years’ experience in Oilfield production equipment R&M, both on land and offshore.

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Paul Gibbs

Over the course of 32 years, Paul held several key leadership roles within various CMMS consulting companies.

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