Management team

Sudhendu “Kash” Kashikar


Kash has more than 25 years experience in solving technology and business challenges. Before joining Reveal Energy Services in October 2016, Kash was VP of Engineering at MicroSeismic, Inc. where he supervised the commercialization of technology that quantifies unconventional well production behavior using microseismic data. At Silixa, he contributed to strategy development and implementation.

During his 20 years at Schlumberger, he had leading technology, operations, and business development roles. Kash holds several patents, in addition to authoring and coauthoring numerous technical articles.

Kash has a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Pune.

Sean Spicer

VP of Engineering

An entrepreneur and innovator with 20 years experience, Sean has an accomplished record of commercializing leading-edge technology in the E&P and financial sectors. Before joining Reveal Energy Services in June 2016, Sean was Director of Global Operations for Microseismic Processing and Chief Software Architect for Sigma Cubed Inc. where he helped to commercialize the industry’s most accurate downhole microseismic processing software.

He also worked at BP, Halliburton, and Silicon Graphics. He cofounded the financial technology firm, Aqumin. Sean has an MBA from Tulane University; a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University; and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Duke University.

Erica Coenen

VP of Operations and Chief Scientist

Erica is a technologist and expert in multiphysics modeling and simulation. Erica worked on multiphysics modeling in the field of materials technology and fracture mechanics before joining Reveal Energy Services in July 2016.

She was at the forefront of innovation for additive manufacturing and large-area electronics as a technologist at TNO, the Dutch national research lab. In 2013, she cofounded the European multiscale modeling and simulation counsel.

She has authored or coauthored more than 20 technical journal articles and contributed to two books. Erica received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. She received the ECCOMAS award and TU/e doctoral project award for her thesis.

Steven Wells


Steven, who has more than 35 years financial management experience, joined Reveal Energy Services in October 2016. He has provided business process and support, governance, and operational counsel on a variety of projects, including the BP-Rosneft Sakhalin Island joint venture and, during his 20 years with Amoco Corporation, for the joint venture, Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO).
For nearly the past decade, he has worked in oilfield technology software and consulting services. Steven has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA with honors from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.

Board of directors

Steve Schlotterbeck

Independent Director

Steve is the retired CEO Of EQT Corporation. During his 18 year career at EQT, he helped transform the company from a small local gas distribution company into the largest natural gas producer in the United States. While at EQT, Steve was also the CEO and a director of its affiliated pipeline companies, EQT Midstream Partners, EQT GP Holdings and Rice Midstream Partners. Together, these companies where one of the largest natural gas gatherers in the country. Steve has over 30 years of experience in the US oil and gas industry having previously worked for Marathon Oil and Statoil. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.

Trevor Burgess

Lime Rock Partners, Managing Director

Trevor Burgess joined the Lime Rock Partners team in 2009 as a Managing Director. Trevor brought to the team 30 years of experience at leading international energy service companies, most recently as Director of Global Business Units and Group Director of Marketing and Technology for Expro, an Aberdeen-based international oil service company focused on well flow technology. While there, he played an integral role in the development, commercialization, and acquisition of innovative technologies for well flow management operations. Before joining Expro in 2005, Trevor worked for Baker Hughes in Houston for six years, holding various senior positions including Vice President of Sales, Vice President of Marketing and Technology, and President of Hughes Christensen. He spent the first 19 years of his career at Schlumberger working in Africa, Europe, and the USA. Trevor holds a doctorate in mathematics from Oxford University.

Now based in London, Trevor plays a leading role in analyzing and executing Lime Rock Partners' investments in the oilfield service sector, with a particular focus on international opportunities. He currently serves on the board of directors of Acoustic Zoom, Ardyne, Reelwell, Reveal Energy Services, Silixa, and TGT Oilfield Services. He previously served on the board of directors of EV, Gas2, Senscient, and TerraSpark Geosciences.

Blair Barlow

Lime Rock Partners, Director

Blair Barlow joined the Lime Rock Partners team’s Westport office in 2008 and is now a Director in the Houston office. Prior to joining Lime Rock, Blair worked at Signalta Resources in Calgary as both an Acquisitions and Divestitures Analyst and a Junior Production and Operations Engineer. He is a graduate of Harvard University (A.B.).

Since joining the Lime Rock Partners team, Blair has played a critical role in investigating and executing oilfield service and E&P investment opportunities in North America and internationally. He currently serves on the board of directors of Ardyne, Capstone Natural Resources II, Cor4 Oil, Reveal Energy Services, and Prime Rock Resources and previously served on the board of directors of Transform Exploration. He has been particularly involved in Lime Rock Partners’ investments in Black Shire Energy, Blackjewel, Chinook, EnerMech, Senscient, Tiway Oil, and UTEC International.

Ingebrigt Masvie

Equinor Technology Ventures, Investment Director, Stavanger

20 years’ experience from research (DNV-GL), management consultancy (PA Consulting) and investment management (Venturos and Statoil Technology Invest). Board member at Reveal Energy Services, Silixa, Numascale and Fishbones.

Education: MBA Finance, UNC Chapel Hill / MSc Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU Trondheim / Advanced Russian language course, Norwegian Armed Forces’ School of Intelligence and Security.

Mehdi Rafiee

Equinor Technology Ventures, Investment Manager Houston

10 years of experience within oil and gas industry, gained from technology ideation, development, implementation and commercialization. Worked on several EOR projects for conventional fields and various reservoir engineering, completion, AI and digital technology projects for US onshore shale oil and gas assets.

Education: MSc and PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech Univeristy.

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