Michael Riley - President
Michael Riley started his career in the pipeline industry in 1972. Mike has worked for major oil and gas companies including Saudi ARAMCO, the largest oil producer in the world. Mike was the lead Project Manager on the Shaybah Pipeline. Other companies that Mike has worked for include Bechtel , Worley Parsons, Veco Alaska, BP Algeria, Nippon Steel - Japan and Shell Pipeline in Russia. He was involved in the Iraqi War working on project RIO ( Restoring Iraqi oil ) for the U.S. Government and Desert Storm. Mike has extensive knowledge in automatic welding and manual welding. He is also experienced in both oil and gas facilities. One of Mikes greatest achievements is being inducted into the Pipeline Hall of Fame. Mike's expertise brings a lot to the table when staffing any project, including forty-three years of building pipelines and facilities both foreign and domestic.
Jeff Acreman - Vice President
Jeff Acreman has over 20 years of construction project management experience. In 1997, Jeff received his bachelor's degree in Construction Management from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He has worked in various capacities on multiple pipeline projects, including contractor work, inspection and cost control. Jeff is currently certified under API 1169 and an Evaluator for operator qualifications through Energy WorldNet & Veriforce.
Rickey Riley - Director of Field Services
Rickey began his pipeline career in the early 1970's and worked for various contractors in the industry. He began his Inspection career in 1978. Rickey has traveled the country in various capacities for over 35 years, working for most all the major gas companies on mainline construction, rehab and facility projects. Prior to joining Triple R Pipeline, Rickey was employed as a company Chief Inspector for Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, MLP.
Mike Connelly - Business Development
Mike has 40 years of oil and gas industry experience. He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1979. Mike has been Construction Manager for measurement and regulation with the former Minnegasco, currently CenterPoint Energy.
He spent several years with KAL Inc., a small natural gas consulting company, primarily for Municipal Operations. He was Construction Coordinator for Northern Natural Gas followed by Nebraska Area Mgr. As Chief Inspector, Mike spent 10 years on gas and oil site projects with companies all over the country. He is well versed with project issues from ROW, material management and inspector and management issues.
David Acreman - Accounting / Payroll
David is a native of West Carroll Parish and a graduate of Oak Grove High School. He is a Vietnam Veteran that has been involved in finance and management for over 31 years. He retired from the Louisiana Department of Public Safety (OMV) in June of 2013 and joined Triple R Pipeline to manage our payroll and invoicing department.
Katlyn Hicks - Administrative Assistant
Katy earned her Bachelor's degree at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2013. After college, she began working at Triple R Pipeline as an Administrative Assistant. Katy manages incoming time sheets and day-to-day duties around the office.
Jamie Acreman - IT Systems Administrator
Jamie is a graduate of Forest High School. He was involved in computer technology for a commercial building firm for 15 years and also as a technician for a computer repair facility. He entered the pipeline field in 2008 as a Utility Inspector. Jamie owned and successfully managed his own business for nine years. In 2015, he sold the business and joined Triple R Pipeline as our IT Systems Administrator and also assists in our payroll and accounting department.