Thank you for your service, sacrifices and for protecting our freedom.

Michelle (Segura) Wyman
Air Force Veteran

Michelle has worked as the Business Development Lead at Encompass Energy Services for eight years. She recently transitioned to Encompass’s parent company, Eagle Infrastructure. As the Director of Business Development, she is undertaking the mission to scale multi-disciplined companies nationally throughout the diversified energy markets. She is a 4-year combat veteran of the United States Air Force. She served in Iraq and Qatar during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Michelle is on the Scholarship Committee for the Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club and is an Advisory Board Member for Reading Partners Colorado. She has an Executive MBA (University of Denver, Daniels College of Business) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Entrepreneurship (University of Nevada-Las Vegas). Growing up in Southern Louisiana, she is a small-town Cajun girl at heart. Still, she loves being a part of the Energy Industry and the Rocky Mountain Community.

Ken Swalley
Navy Veteran

Ken Swalley has worked at Anvil Corporation for 15 years. He started in the control systems department and is currently working as the branch manager for the Mountain region which includes Colorado. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering (University of Idaho) and a MBA from Keller Graduate school of Management. He spent six years in the Navy, four of them stationed on the USS Arkansas with a deployment to the first gulf war.

Josh Young
Army Veteran

Josh has worked as a Project Manager for Jomax Construction for 3 years working primarily in the DJ Basin on capital, well connect and integrity projects. He served 9 years in the US Army and deployed to Afghanistan with the 101st Airborne in 2010-2011 and again with the 1st Cavalry Division in 2012-2013. He has a bachelor's of science in Behavioral Science & Leadership from the United States Military Academy.

Patrick McCarthy, PMP
Army Veteran

Patrick has worked as a Project Manager for Kinder Morgan for 8 years undertaking O&M, capital, integrity, interconnects, and encroachment projects. He is an 8-year combat veteran of the United States Army where he served as a Combat and Construction Engineer serving in operational positions from Platoon Leader to Company Commander and staff positions from Planner to Brigade Engineer for 555th Engineer Battalion, 101st, and 4ID. Patrick Deployed to Iraq in 2007-2008 and Afghanistan in 2012. Patrick is the Chair of the Veteran’s Committee for the Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club. He has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management and Construction Management (Missouri University of Science and Technology) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering (United States Military Academy). He is an active part of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Rockies and lives in Colorado Springs, CO.

Ned Southwick
US Coast Guard Veteran

Ned served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1988 - 1993. Ned is a veteran of Gulf War 1 and conducted port security inspections as well as search and rescue missions on and around the Chesapeake Bay and Norfolk Va. In 1992, while attached to the US Coast Guard Cutter Chase, Ned was part of a US contingent who sailed to Vladivostok, Russia and reopened the American Consulate. Other duties while aboard the Chase also included conducting fishery patrols in the Bearing Sea as well as drug interdiction in the South Pacific. Ned left the Coast Guard as a Machinery Technician 2nd class and has stayed in various technical roles throughout his carrier. For the past 11 years, Ned has worked in the Oil and Gas sector specializing in Vapor Recovery and Combustion Technologies. He is currently the Regional Sales Manager for Zeeco Inc and is based in Erie Colorado.

Greg Burciaga
Army Veteran

Greg enlisted in the Army in 2012 and served 4 years as an indirect fire infantryman (mortarman). During his time in the military, he spent a year in South Korea with 4th squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment as a company level mortar gunner, and 2nd battalion 23 infantry regiment, 4th ID, as the lead stryker mortar gunner. He also served at Fort Carson with the Stryker GRF in support of the 82nd Airborne; always training to stay combat ready. Greg has been working in the O&G industry since early 2016 with ARM Energy, LLC where he is currently their Crude Oil Marketer and Originator in the Denver area. Greg is also an active in a number of veteran groups, including the Veteran Golfers Association.

Robert “Clarke” McIlravy
Army Veteran

Robert “Clarke” McIlravy joined the US Army in 2002, where he served on active duty as 51B Engineer at Ft Carson. He later went on to re-classify as a Combat Medic. Clarke furthered his Army Medical career by achieving his M6 Additional Skill Identifier where he gained his nursing license through the US Army. Throughout his 10 year career (active duty and reserve) Clarke went on many deployments, mobilizations and spent time in many foreign lands. He served in various roles from a line medic in Panama to Army Hospitals such as Walter Reed. Clarke is the Branch Manager for Industrial Piping Speaclists, Inc.

Brian Reynolds
Army Veteran

Brian works at Jomax Construction as the Colorado Area Manager focusing on delivering pipeline construction and maintenance services to clients in the western US. He spent 11 years in the US Army, starting out as an enlisted Combat Engineer and finishing his service as a Special Forces officer. Brian deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and central Africa and spent time training partner forces in Germany and Croatia. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from the US Military Academy. Brian enjoys the comradery of the oil and gas industry, as we all work hard to provide safe and efficient energy for America.

David Arnold
Army Veteran

Dave Arnold is an Army Veteran, he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from March 2003 to August 2004. David and his fellow soldiers of the Army’s 842nd Engineering Company, accomplished numerous horizontal construction in and around Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) and The Victory Base Complex. In addition to construction he worked on securing and rebuilding major supply routes south of Baghdad during the Shi'a uprising in the spring and summer of 2004. Currently, David is the Regional Account Manager for MATCOR, Inc. based out of Casper, WY and offering best-in-class cathodic protection & AC mitigation solutions in: Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Nebraska, North and South Dakota.


about us

The Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club (RMPC) was formed in April of 2015 as a 501(c)(6) to promote the advancement of the oil and natural gas industry in all aspects of pipeline engineering, construction and operation in the Rocky Mountain Region.  Headquartered centrally in Denver, Colorado, the RMPC has a presence throughout the entire Rocky Mountain Region, including Colorado, Utah, North Dakota, New Mexico, Wyoming and Arizona. At the core of the RMPC are the community outreach programs and charity events we hold to fund scholarships for education in science, technology and engineering.


Our focus

It is our belief that the most important commodity in our industry is our workforce. We serve our members and constituents in a number of ways, but the club’s primary purpose is to provide scholarships to men and women looking to advance their careers through education. We differentiate ourselves in that we support licensed field workers as much or more than degreed professional employees.

Through an Individual or Corporate Membership, Members receive a 10%discount on events and receive priority event registration.


RMPC events provide networking and corporate sponsorship/ promotion opportunities with the overall goal of raising money for Scholarships.


The RMPC Scholarship Program is available for anyone looking to advance their education and knowledge in the oil and gas industry.


The Mentorship Program is intended to provide opportunities to transfer knowledge, experience and guidance to those seeking career advice.





Membership Options

Join a network of industry leaders!

As a Member of the Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club you receive discounted access to events and exposure to one of the largest networks in the industry! Additionally, you join a group of like minded individuals who provide professional development, mentorship, community service and scholarship opportunities! 

Student Membership


  • Student memberships run 365 days from the day you register. The nominal membership fee is used to fulfill the purpose of the organization according to the Club Bylaws.
  • Please select your membership type for classification purposes. See the Club Bylaws for additional information.
  • A student email address is required to qualify for our student membership.
Individual Membership


  • Individual memberships run 365 days from the day you register. The nominal membership fee is used to fulfill the purpose of the organization according to the Club Bylaws.
  • Please select your membership type for classification purposes. See the Club Bylaws for additional information.
  • For 'Honorary', or 'Retired' member discounts email
Corporate Membership


  • Advertise your company with a Corporate Membership! We will display your logo on our home page and at each of our events as an Active Corporate Member.
  • Take the opportunity to showcase your Company (including a company description and featured company logo) in our Midstream Monthly Newsletter under our Company Spotlight section. Two different Active Corporate Members are selected each month!
  • The nominal membership fee is used to fulfill the purpose of the organization according to the Club Bylaws.
  • Corporate Memberships include 5 individual memberships for company employees..

2.6 Million

Miles of pipeline are currently in the U.S..

20,000,000 Watt Hours

1 persons total energy footprint in 1 year.


The number of people the average solar array can power per year.


The number of people the oil and natural gas produced from the Niobrara Basin can power per year.


2021 Events


BiMonthly Luncheons

Every other month we gather at the DAC and bring an industry expert speaker to provide insight into current industry events and topics. This is a great professional development, and networking opportunity!


Golf Tournament

Our annual Golf Tournament is our most popular event, usually selling out in under 30 seconds! Every year our sponsors and attendees make this one of the most productive and exciting industry events!


Oilfield BBQ

This is one of our favorite events of the year, as we get the privilege of showing our appreciation to the hard working men and women working in the field! Every year we get together in Weld County for a BBQ lunch, social time and some hard core corn hole! You don’t want to miss this event!


Sporting Clays

The Sporting Clays Tournament is our annual fall fundraising event that bring industry friends together for a friendly day of shooting competition! Held a Kiowa Creek Sporting Clays, this event offers exclusive networking and promotional opportunities.


Broncos Tailgate

The Broncos Tailgate is one of our most unique and fun events of the year! Coupled with a great day of Broncos football (we hope), the tailgate event take place at Little Machine Brewery just outside of the Stadium and offers a great opportunity of networking and fun!


Holiday Party

There’s no better way to ring in the holiday season with our industry friends! Our annual Holiday Party and Ugly Sweater Contest is something you don’t want to miss! Nothing says ‘Happy Holidays’ more than great food, drinks and friends.





Congratulations to our most recent scholarship recipients!

RMPC is pleased to announce the award of a scholarship to four deserving and self-motivated candidates, Bryan Craig, Howard McIntyre, Jorge Estrada, and Steven Brandon.  These candidates exemplify the hard work and commitment of this industry and represent the multiple ways RMPC’s scholarships can support industry personnel.

Mr. Craig, a veteran, will use his scholarship award to obtain his 6g pipe welding certification and embark on a career in our wonderful industry.  Similarly, Mr. McIntyre will use his scholarship for his master electrician exam, so that he can advance further within his profession and the industry.  Mr. Estrada and Mr. Brandon, both students at Front Range Community College, will put their scholarships toward their ongoing education in welding.  We are please to award scholarships to these excellent candidates.  Congratulations!

RMPC’s primary purpose is to award scholarships to deserving oilfield personnel so that they may advance their careers through education and training.  Please spread the word about our Scholarship Program to your employees or those you know who are studying to enter the industry.  Don’t let them miss this opportunity!


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