RARE is focused on our clients, leveraging our years of experience in oil and gas to provide a tailored approach with consultants, engineers, producers. project managers, operators, superintendents. and executives on upstream projects. We're able to navigate the specific challenges and identify any issues that arise - guiding your team throughout the entire scope of the project to achieve your goals.
Dedicated to exemplary services, the team at RARE is committed to saving you time, money and resources. By strategically sourcing and providing solutions to solve all of your project challenges, our team takes pride in building lasting relationships with our clients forged by competitive pricing, always staying on schedule, and holding our client's experience as paramount.
From start to finish, our clients benefit from working with a highly experienced team. Offering our collective knowledge and history within the industry, we ensure each step of the process runs smoothly; closely collaborating with our clients to procure the best solutions.
Rob entered the Oilpatch in 1986 rebuilding bottom hole pumps and peddling rope, soap and dope in a supply store in Rainbow Lake. That led Rob to working in Materials Management/Purchasing for Dome Petroleum, Canterra Energy and Husky Oil where he moved to a corporate position in Calgary in 1990. Next stop was taking a position commencing the Production equipment division of Platinum Grover (Platinum Energy Services) in 1993 eventually becoming the president and guiding the significant growth of the company. Rob’s passion for New, reconditioned and surplus production equipment led to many great relationships and experiences and eventually co-founding RARE Oilfield Services in 2010.
Rob keeps busy away from the office with his wife and three daughters and their involvement with hockey, lacrosse, music and things that he doesn’t understand like decorating, shopping & style! Rob is a long-time coach with Okotoks Minor hockey having been lucky enough to coach all three of his daughters.
Tyler started his career in the oil and gas industry in 2003 with EnviroVault. He gained extensive experience with tanks, tank related products and specialized in developing & successfully bringing to market innovative products for the upstream energy sector.
Tyler joined the RARE team in 2014 where he has been able to expand his knowledge of different products and new applications. He has learned that hard work, honesty, and integrity are the cornerstones of earning and maintaining respect in the industry. He is committed to looking after the needs of his customers and getting the job done correctly.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing ball, and coaching his kids sports teams.
Mike has over 18 years sales experience and 11 years direct sales in the Oil and Gas industry. He started his sales career with Labatt Breweries and after 7 years made the change to Oil and Gas.
He worked with Paintearth Energy Services and ten Flint Energy purchased Paintearth in April of 2010. Mike continued to work with Flint as Team Lead for almost two years and then started with RARE in November 2011.
When not working Mike enjoys spending time on the lake with his family in Montana and coaching his daughter at hockey.
He is committed to customer service and his passion to work with people keeps him motivated. Mike strives to always put the customer first and his honest approach has been the foundation of his success.
Tom has spent his entire working career in sales, marketing, and sales management. He grew up in a small town until he was 20 years of age, at which point he decided to move to Calgary–where he immediately took to the city’s culture and business environment.
For the first half of his career, Tom worked in the Calgary printing industry before moving on to oil and gas sales. He quickly acclimatized to the industry’s culture and reputation for integrity and hard work. Tom’s experience ranges from providing oilfield services to drilling, completions and production operations, as well as providing manufactured modular workforce housing to the industry.
Tom is incredibly family-oriented, especially now with his grandkids. He has loved being able to coach kids for many years, as well as support the many causes the oil and gas industry has inspired him to. Such as the oil patch hockey tournament he orchestrated in order to raise funds for Cancer research.