Guided by the industry’s best.
With collective decades of experience serving the oil and gas industry, our management team leads our company’s strategic growth by developing our portfolio through service expansion, international growth, fleet diversification, infrastructure development and business line integration.
Our core leadership team is actively involved in the planning and execution of all projects, making a partnership with Chet Morrison Contractors a personal alliance with the most knowledgeable experts the industry has to offer.
“We have built a leadership culture that is defined by trust, respect and integrity. I believe this philosophy is what drives us and inspires us.”
– Chet Morrison, CEO
Owner & Chief Executive Officer
Chet Morrison is the founder, owner and chief executive officer of Chet Morrison Contractors. More »
Chet has over 30 years of experience organizing, managing and building successful companies involved in the oil and gas industry including Rooster Petroleum, LLC (now Rooster Energy, Ltd) which he founded in late 2005 and the most recently, Cochon Properties, LLC. which was formed in 2011. He holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Leroy Guidry has served as the chief financial officer for Chet Morrison Contractors since 1998. More »
Prior to working with Chet Morrison Contractors, Leroy served as treasurer for Pride International (PDE – NYSE). Leroy has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant.
Bo Ristic joined Chet Morrison Contractors in 2014 as HSEQ Director with more than 15 years experience managing complex projects. More
Bo previously served as Executive HSEQ and Business Development Manager for Triton Diving Services. He began his career as a diver and has since gone on to manage special projects for major clients around the world.
Human Resource Director
Kirt Templet joined Chet Morrison Contractors in 2013 as Human Resource Director. More »
Kirt has more than 30 years experience in the area of Human Resources and most recently served as HR Director at Caldive International. Kirt’s experience in our industry partnered with his extensive background in the field of Human Resources makes him a great fit for our organization.
Vice President, Marine Construction Division
Jerome Shaw joined Chet Morrison Contractors in 2008 as HSEQ Director and currently serves as Vice President of Marine Construction. More »
Jerome’s extensive background in the industry includes more than 20 years of experience, specifically in the oilfield marine service lines where he built operational expertise in pipeline and diving operations, as well as marine fabrication and construction.
Vice President, Well Services Division
Bobby Lott has served as vice president of the well services division for Chet Morrison Contractors since 2010. More »
In his 36 years of experience in the oilfield industry, Bobby has served in multiple leadership, operational and HSE roles. Prior to joining Chet Morrison Contractors, Bobby served for 16 years as vice president of the well services division of Superior Energy Services. Bobby has developed wide-ranging expertise of all aspects of the well services business and has a proven track record as an expert in the plugging and abandonment segment.
Vice President, Fabrication, Offshore and Land Construction Divisions
Steve Becnel joined Chet Morrison Contractors in 2013 and is vice president of operations for the fabrication and offshore division, and land construction division. More »
Prior to joining Chet Morrison Contractors, Steve worked more than 30 years with McDermott, Inc., completing his tenure as director of Atlantic fabrication operations. He held numerous senior management positions throughout his McDermott career, and also served nearly three years as president & CEO of Southport, LLC, a subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.
Vice President, Deepwater Riser Services
John DeBlieux joined Chet Morrison Contractors in 2002 as Commercial Manager and currently serves as Vice President of Deepwater Riser Services. More »
Prior to working with Chet Morrison Contractors, John served as Vice President of Human Resources & Risk Management for Torch, Inc. and Service Administrator for Marine One Corp/International Marine Systems. John has a bachelor’s degree in business law with minors in marketing and finance and is an honor’s graduate of Nicholls State University.