Buckhorn Energy Services, LLC has appointed Kash Kelloff as Vice President of Operations effective March 9, 2015. He will lead Buckhorn's field operations and facilities providing solid waste disposal, saltwater disposal, and produced water gathering systems.
Mr. Kelloff brings nearly 20 years of experience in operations management with the majority of that experience in the mining and minerals processing industry. He most recently was successful in establishing an operating culture focused on safe production, rigorous cost controls, and operational excellence for a gold mine in West Africa.
Under Mr. Kelloff's leadership the mine realized cost reductions of more than $100 million from 2013 to 2014, contributing to an overall cost of production decrease of more than $500 per ounce of gold. Previous to that assignment, Mr. Kelloff served as Executive Vice President of Business Operations for a world-leading consulting firm specializing in the development of mine and mineral processing technical training programs.