Mims Talton


Mr. Talton currently serves as President and CEO of Flogistix, LP a new venture formed in January of 2011. Mr. Talton has been involved in the oil and gas industry for over twenty years primarily in the production optimization field service and equipment manufacturing segments. Running both public and private companies Mr. Talton has a record of successfully producing results for investors. Companies he has founded and operated include Compressco, Inc., Compressco Testing and Master Meter, LLC. In addition Mr. Talton started and operated Well Link Corporation and Mims Oil Tools both entities focused upon gas well optimization utilizing artificial lift and remote telemetry. He holds a BA from the University of Oklahoma. Married for twenty years to Tiffany and a proud father to Brooks and Lydia.

Jim Merrill


Mr. Merrill joined Flogistix, LP in February 2014 and brings 20+ years of finance and accounting experience with over 15 years serving publicly traded companies either in a controller or CFO position. The last 6 years, Mr. Merrill served as the CFO of small cap E&P Company listed on the NYSE. Upon graduating from college, Mr. Merrill spent eight years with Deloitte & Touche in the firm’s audit practice and served as controller for an Oklahoma based property and casualty insurance company. Mr. Merrill is a certified public accountant and has a BA in both finance and accounting from the University of Oklahoma. Jim has been married to his wife, Joanie, for twenty years and has three children, Jack, Sally, and Annie.

Jerred Wilson


Mr. Wilson serves as Chief Technology Officer and began his career with Flogistix in March 2020. Mr. Wilson brings over 20 years of experience in software, product development and information technology across multiple industries, including technology consulting, avionics, healthcare and eCommerce. Mr. Wilson has an extensive background in web, mobile, voice, AI and embedded systems development. Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Cameron University. Jerred is married to his wife, Teri, and they have four children, Blake, Brooke, Bailey and Braylon.

Drake Andarakes

Drake Andarakes


Drake Andarakes joined Flogistix in May 2011 bringing 30+ years in the oil & gas industry. Prior to Flogistix, Mr. Andarakes worked in the artificial lift segment with Ferguson Beauregard holding positions of corporate sales manager and international business development manager for plunger lift and wellhead automation. Mr. Andarakes has extensive experience in open/cased hole logging, wireline perforating, and tubing conveyed perforating. Mr. Andarakes earned two business degrees from the University of Oklahoma (1975), is a member of the Society of Petroleum engineers, and officer in the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the API. Drake has been married to Joye for 28 years and has three children.

Charles Crenshaw


Mr. Crenshaw currently serves as Vice President of Field Service and began his career with Flogistix in November 2012.  Mr. Crenshaw brings nearly a decade of experience of applying various technologies in designing and developing industry leading software for oil & gas applications.  Upon graduating college, Mr. Crenshaw worked as software developer for Compressco for 4 years before joining Flogistix.  Mr. Crenshaw holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of North Texas.  Charles has been married to his wife, Michelle, for over ten years and has two sons, David and Ryan.

David Abshire


Mr. Abshire currently serves as Vice President of Third Party Parts & Service and began his career with Flogistix in May of 2006. Mr. Abshire brings over a decade of experience In the after market Oil & Gas industry. Prior to Flogistix, Mr. Abshire worked with Fluid Compressor Partners holding positions of Rebuild Manager, Warehouse Manager & Quality Control Manager.  He has one son, Thomas, and two daughters, Morgan & Kennedy.

Paul Munding


Mr. Munding joined Flogistix in April 2016 bringing 15+ years of experience working in the oil and gas industry.  He had his first summer job with Marathon in 1999 working in the famous Yates Oil Field in West Texas.  Subsequently he worked for Dowell-Schlumberger, Anadarko and BP over the following summers.  Mr. Munding had a 10 year career with Chesapeake Energy in numerous roles from reservoir engineering to completions and production across the Mid-continent and Permian Basins.  He then moved on to become Production Engineering Manager over the Delaware Basin for RKI.  He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BS in Petroleum Engineering in 2003 and has his Professional Engineering certification.  Paul has been married to his wife, Andrea, for ten years and has two children, Luke and Layla.