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Project Management Experts from the Oil and Gas Industry

In its project management group, RCI employs a diverse group of managers from several sectors of the oil and gas industry including construction companies, fabricators, engineering firms and oil and gas companies. With varied backgrounds, they form a cohesive team that brings benefit to every project RCI manages. From facilities engineers, construction barge superintendents, fabrication yard managers, electrical engineers and diving superintendents, we have the expert you need to take your project from concept to operating facility.

RCI’s dedicated management team is on site — either in our Houston headquarters or one of our Louisiana offices — to ensure our managers have the tools and support they need to focus on your project and deliver the results you require.

Company Officers

Brant LeBlanc
Founder & Chief Executive Officer / Senior Consulting Manager

Twenty-five (25) years experience working on oil and gas facility construction projects and in the engineering project management consulting field. Served as field engineer, project engineer, project manager and estimator on numerous offshore marine construction projects in the Gulf of Mexico, Southeast Asia and India. Client representative and consultant to various oil and gas companies managing all aspects of the design, fabrication, installation and start-up of offshore platforms, facilities and pipelines. Past employers include Offshore Pipelines International and J. Ray McDermott. BS degree in engineering from Texas A&M University.

Todd Guidry, P.E.
Vice President – Operations / Senior Consulting Manager

Twenty-two (22) years engineering experience in the design and construction of domestic and international offshore oil and gas facilities as well as steel and concrete structures. Currently managing offshore structural, facilities and pipeline projects. Major projects include Morpeth, Williams GA A-244 “A”, and El Paso Grand Isle 30 “A”. Past employment with J. Ray McDermott involving structural design and marine operations. BS degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, MS degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.

Executive Management Team

Steve Moorhead
Vice President, Corporate Planning and Business Development

Twenty-six (26) years’ experience in the field of business development in the energy industry. Currently leading RCI’s management team in the development of long-term strategic planning and identification of opportunities, to influence business growth and profitability. Additionally, managing company efforts and personnel involved with marketing RCI services and business units to the upstream, midstream, and downstream markets. Responsible for client scouting and recruiting, management of RCI sales representatives, both domestically and internationally, along with establishing financial and administrative procedures for RCI’s business development team. Services covered – Project Management & Inspection, Maverick Welder & Materials Testing, RCI Tank Cleaning Solutions, and RCI I&E Services.

Dan O’Connor
Business Development, Key Accounts Manager – USA
Director of Operations – Trinidad

Nineteen (19) years’ experience in business development and operations of project management, engineering, asset integrity, and delivery services relating to the energy industry. Significant experience leading company divisions, establishing new business units and offices, both in the US and internationally. Responsible for the operations of RCI’s Trinidad business unit after establishing the division in 2006. Other duties include marketing of RCI’s services, new business acquisition, maintenance of client relationships, client interface and satisfaction assurance, and strategic development in the US and other areas. Additional knowledge and involvement with contract negation, financial and administrative controls, industry compliance, and management of legal matters.

Jeff Barcelona
Onshore Services Manager

Over twenty-eight (28) years experience in maintenance management at various owner sites utilizing a number of computerized maintenance management systems. Eleven (11) years with RCI in the position of major projects manager, overseeing high-value, large-scale projects for a wide variety of RCI clients. Currently manages all field staff including construction managers, inspection, HSE and project support staff assigned to onshore work locations. Works closely with RCI project managers and engineers as well as with RCI client management to ensure we are effectively managing our clients’ projects. Extensive background in the field of rotating equipment. Recognized for management of job sites achieving numerous safety-related awards including the Award of Commendation from the National Safety Council for over 1,000,000 work-hours without occupational lost time, injury or illness.

Brent Landry
Offshore Services Manager

Over thirty-six (36) years of experience in the production, construction, installation of jackets, decks, piping, production modules and all other components related to offshore oil and gas facility projects in the Gulf of Mexico. Currently manages all field staff including construction managers, inspection, HSE and project support staff assigned to offshore work locations. Works closely with RCI project managers and engineers as well as with RCI client management to ensure we are effectively managing our clients’ projects. Duties include project involvement with project managers to ensure all details of the work are properly defined and clarified with the field personnel, coordination of training field personnel, and assembly of final project data.