FOUNDER

Mack C. Chase was born April 29th, 1931, the 4th of 8 children to Edgar and Marie Chase. Upon graduation he served in the Army and was stationed in Korea from 1951 to 1953. In the early years Mack worked on pulling units with Chase Well Service and in 1979 formed Marbob Energy with John R. Gray. In 1988 Mack founded Mack Energy Corporation, an oil and gas production operating company. Mack and his wife Marilyn were married for 63 years before her passing in December 2016. They have two sons, Robert and Richard, one daughter, Gerene, six grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. In 1983 Mack was recognized as “Businessman of the Year” by the Artesia Chamber of Commerce; in 1997 he was Artesia Desk and Derrick’s “Boss of the Year;” in 2000 Mack Energy Corporation was recognized as the Artesia Chamber of Commerce’s “Corporate Business of the Year.” In 2005 Mack was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Artesia Public Schools for his support and generosity over the years. A proud and compassionate person, he has always been a staunch supporter of youth and community organizations. He was honored as the 2016 Top Hand by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.

MACK C. CHASE


  • April 29, 1931 Mack C. Chase was born
  • 1945At age 14, started working in the oilfield on a pulling unit.
  • 1950Graduated from high school and start working for Nash, Winfor and Brown working on pulling units.
  • 1951 to 1953Served in the Army as an A&E Mechanic.
  • 1954 to 1956Started a well servicing business, Chase Well Service.
  • 1957 to 1960Worked for General American.
  • 1960 to 1968Worked for brother, George Chase, at Chase Well Service.
  • 1968Started Mack Chase, Inc. Operated 18-21 rigs.
  • 1979Mack and John R. Gray formed Marbob Energy Corporation, an oil/gas production/operating company.
  • 1988Mack formed a new company named Mack Energy Corporation.
  • 1996Mack formed a Charter Air Service based out of Midland, Texas Deer horn Aviation
  • 1999Mack purchased Avion, a FBO in Midland, Texas
  • 2000 to 2002Opened offices in Midland and Ft. Worth
  • 2001Started Arrowhead Pipe & Supply Company
  • 2004Purchased Carlsbad Insurance Company; founded Chase Farms which operates in New Mexico, Arizona, and Wyoming.
  • 2006Sold Mack Energy production to form Concho Resources
  • 2006 – Silver Oak Drilling was Founded
  • 2010 – Par Five Energy Services was Founded
  • 2010 – Arrowhead Pipe & Supply Company becomes Buffalo Oilfield Supply
  • 2011Mack was inducted into the Petroleum Hall of Fame
  • 2011 – Elite Well Services was Founded 
  • 2012 – LCH Well Servicing and Bullseye Construction were Founded 
  • 2012Completed company headquarters located in Riverside
  • 2017Chase Energy Services was Founded
  • 2017Mack was named the 2016 Top Hand by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association

FOUNDER

Mack C. Chase was born April 29th, 1931, the 4th of 8 children to Edgar and Marie Chase. Upon graduation he served in the Army and was stationed in Korea from 1951 to 1953. In the early years Mack worked on pulling units with Chase Well Service and in 1979 formed Marbob Energy with John R. Gray. In 1988 Mack founded Mack Energy Corporation, an oil and gas production operating company. Mack and his wife Marilyn were married for 63 years before her passing in December 2016. They have two sons, Robert and Richard, one daughter, Gerene, six grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. In 1983 Mack was recognized as “Businessman of the Year” by the Artesia Chamber of Commerce; in 1997 he was Artesia Desk and Derrick’s “Boss of the Year;” in 2000 Mack Energy Corporation was recognized as the Artesia Chamber of Commerce’s “Corporate Business of the Year.” In 2005 Mack was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Artesia Public Schools for his support and generosity over the years. A proud and compassionate person, he has always been a staunch supporter of youth and community organizations. He was honored as the 2016 Top Hand by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.

MACK C. CHASE


  • April 29, 1931 Mack C. Chase was born
  • 1945At age 14, started working in the oilfield on a pulling unit.
  • 1950Graduated from high school and start working for Nash, Winfor and Brown working on pulling units.
  • 1951 to 1953Served in the Army as an A&E Mechanic.
  • 1954 to 1956Started a well servicing business, Chase Well Service.
  • 1957 to 1960Worked for General American.
  • 1960 to 1968Worked for brother, George Chase, at Chase Well Service.
  • 1968Started Mack Chase, Inc. Operated 18-21 rigs.
  • 1979Mack and John R. Gray formed Marbob Energy Corporation, an oil/gas production/operating company.
  • 1988Mack formed a new company named Mack Energy Corporation.
  • 1996Mack formed a Charter Air Service based out of Midland, Texas Deer horn Aviation
  • 1999Mack purchased Avion, a FBO in Midland, Texas
  • 2000 to 2002Opened offices in Midland and Ft. Worth
  • 2001Started Arrowhead Pipe & Supply Company
  • 2004Purchased Carlsbad Insurance Company; founded Chase Farms which operates in New Mexico, Arizona, and Wyoming.
  • 2006Sold Mack Energy production to form Concho Resources
  • 2006 – Silver Oak Drilling was Founded
  • 2010 – Par Five Energy Services was Founded
  • 2010 – Arrowhead Pipe & Supply Company becomes Buffalo Oilfield Supply
  • 2011Mack was inducted into the Petroleum Hall of Fame
  • 2011 – Elite Well Services was Founded 
  • 2012 – LCH Well Servicing and Bullseye Construction were Founded 
  • 2012Completed company headquarters located in Riverside
  • 2017Chase Energy Services was Founded
  • 2017Mack was named the 2016 Top Hand by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association

FOUNDER

Mack C. Chase was born April 29th, 1931, the 4th of 8 children to Edgar and Marie Chase. Upon graduation he served in the Army and was stationed in Korea from 1951 to 1953. In the early years Mack worked on pulling units with Chase Well Service and in 1979 formed Marbob Energy with John R. Gray. In 1988 Mack founded Mack Energy Corporation, an oil and gas production operating company. Mack and his wife Marilyn were married for 63 years before her passing in December 2016. They have two sons, Robert and Richard, one daughter, Gerene, six grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. In 1983 Mack was recognized as “Businessman of the Year” by the Artesia Chamber of Commerce; in 1997 he was Artesia Desk and Derrick’s “Boss of the Year;” in 2000 Mack Energy Corporation was recognized as the Artesia Chamber of Commerce’s “Corporate Business of the Year.” In 2005 Mack was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Artesia Public Schools for his support and generosity over the years. A proud and compassionate person, he has always been a staunch supporter of youth and community organizations. He was honored as the 2016 Top Hand by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.

MACK C. CHASE


  • April 29, 1931 Mack C. Chase was born
  • 1945At age 14, started working in the oilfield on a pulling unit.
  • 1950Graduated from high school and start working for Nash, Winfor and Brown working on pulling units.
  • 1951 to 1953Served in the Army as an A&E Mechanic.
  • 1954 to 1956Started a well servicing business, Chase Well Service.
  • 1957 to 1960Worked for General American.
  • 1960 to 1968Worked for brother, George Chase, at Chase Well Service.
  • 1968Started Mack Chase, Inc. Operated 18-21 rigs.
  • 1979Mack and John R. Gray formed Marbob Energy Corporation, an oil/gas production/operating company.
  • 1988Mack formed a new company named Mack Energy Corporation.
  • 1996Mack formed a Charter Air Service based out of Midland, Texas Deer horn Aviation
  • 1999Mack purchased Avion, a FBO in Midland, Texas
  • 2000 to 2002Opened offices in Midland and Ft. Worth
  • 2001Started Arrowhead Pipe & Supply Company
  • 2004Purchased Carlsbad Insurance Company; founded Chase Farms which operates in New Mexico, Arizona, and Wyoming.
  • 2006Sold Mack Energy production to form Concho Resources
  • 2006 – Silver Oak Drilling was Founded
  • 2010 – Par Five Energy Services was Founded
  • 2010 – Arrowhead Pipe & Supply Company becomes Buffalo Oilfield Supply
  • 2011Mack was inducted into the Petroleum Hall of Fame
  • 2011 – Elite Well Services was Founded 
  • 2012 – LCH Well Servicing and Bullseye Construction were Founded 
  • 2012Completed company headquarters located in Riverside
  • 2017Chase Energy Services was Founded
  • 2017Mack was named the 2016 Top Hand by the Permian Basin Petroleum Association