Meet Our Team

We are committed to employing industry experts from specialized service fields with the knowledge needed to serve and develop solutions customized for our clients’ needs. Our team members are committed to the highest work standards, always putting safety first.

Executive Team

Eddie Davis President/CEO

Eddie Davis

President/CEO

Eddie was born and raised in Morgan City, La. part of a large outstanding family there with several ties to the industry growing up. Eddie has been a part of the Oilfield industry since 1991 beginning on the wash rack and then through the field. He has pioneered and conducted business internationally for a few different service companies. Eddie began Axis Oilfield Rentals with Dustin Labat (Bigfoot) in 2011 and they are continuing to grow the business. Eddie and his wife Karin reside in Madisonville, La. And they have two daughters. His Goal is to be a good father and husband while growing Axis to be a leader in the equipment rental and service business.

Wayne Templet Jr. Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Wayne Templet Jr.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Wayne was hired by Axis in February 2016 to be the CFO/COO.  He has over 20 years of experience in the accounting profession and 15 years specifically related to the oil and gas industry.  He worked for 5 years in public accounting performing audits, preparing tax returns, and performing Sarbanes-Oxley consulting to oil and gas service companies.

In 2004, he was hired by Superior Energy Services as the Director of Internal Audit.  After 4 years in that position, he transitioned to a more operational role with a recently acquired subsidiary of Superior, Warrior Energy Services.  During his time spent with Warrior, he obtained a detailed understanding of the business operations for coil tubing, wireline, pressure control rentals, cementing, and pressure pumping services.

In 2013, he was hired to be the CFO for Cardinal Services, LLC.  Cardinal was an oil and gas service company startup that provided coil tubing, slickline, and pressure control rentals to oil and gas companies in Louisiana and the GOM.

Southeastern Louisiana University – Bachelors of Science in Accounting with a minor in Management – December 1995

Certified Public Accountant – 1997

Wayne and his family reside in Crown Point, LA.

Dustin "Bigfoot" LaBat VP of Sales

Dustin "Bigfoot" LaBat

VP of Sales

Dustin LaBat is the Vice President of Sales for Axis Oilfield Rentals, LLC. remotely operating from Houston, Texas concentrating on the sales and customer relations successes of the three operating divisions of the Eagle Ford, Permian Basin and the Gulf of Mexico Regions.

He has over  seventeen years of sales experience, thirteen of which have been in the oil and gas industry, including past VP of Operations roles, and various  sales Executive positions. His expertise includes the forming of lasting relationships with high level executives to field personnel. He has helped develop service and maintenance plans for all equipment in the AOR Fleet and has assisted Field Technicians with repair, maintenance, delivery and installation of surface rental equipment directly with 3rd party safety group in developing a safety plan.

In addition, he has completed a variety of courses over the years within the industries standards, those include: Safeland/PEC, Behavioral Based Safety (BBS), H2S, TWIC and is effective in driving quality within a fast-paced operating environment with customer service as priority number one.

His sales leadership has proven to be an asset that has followed him over these years, while working on high profile oil and gas projects  in the three assigned areas of field activity. He has served on Executive Leadership Boards, and is a vital part of the contract and MSA preparation and negotiation within the AOR organization. His organizational memberships include: Association of Energy Service Companies, American Association of Drilling Engineers, and  in the past VISTAGE . He  volunteers  as a sponsor/participant for a variety of local Sporting Clay Chapters, along with assisting the local Houston community. His dedication to his career and passion of driving immediate response and a quality product and service with excellence in results has been a staple to his character.

Nicholls State University –Business Management

Lyle Lapeyrouse Accounts Receivable

Lyle Lapeyrouse

Accounts Receivable

Mr. Lapeyrouse is a graduate of Northwestern State University. He started his oilfield career as an intern at Axis Oilfield Rentals. Since he was hired in 2012 as the Business Manager, Lyle has overseen accounts payable/receivable and personnel responsibilities. His enthusiasm for serving the Axis customer base is contagious.

Brent Sharp Director of Operations

Brent Sharp

Director of Operations

Brent Sharp is the Director of Operations for Axis Oilfield Rentals, LLC. His focus is on the increasing profits through excellence in productivity and accountability. He has worked in the oil and gas industry for approximately 15 years in various roles of operations and engineering.

Brent is a graduate from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and lives in Odessa Texas with his family. He is a football & weight room enthusiast.

Division Management Team

Julie Demarest Administrative Office Manager

Julie Demarest

Administrative Office Manager

Julie was hired by Axis in August of 2016 to be the Administrative Office Manager.  She has over 22 years of experience in the financial analyst, payroll and budgeting profession and 12 years specifically related to the oil and gas and marine industry She has worked for large corporations like Coca-Cola Enterprises, and Osborn Laboratories, as well as with smaller specialized industry service sectors.

She has also continued her education while doing full-time work in all past positions and continues to do so today. Past continuing education includes, Dale Carnegie and received 3 awards for excellence in thirteen weeks of the attendance. Also is well versed in the Microsoft Suite, which includes Excel, Word, Kronos, Impromptu and other programming systems.

The experience and dedication she has is extremely valuable and her work ethic and dedication to excellence is second to none. With creative ideas, suggestions and office management process implementation, she has gained respect of many of her colleagues and continues to prove her value everyday.

South Dakota State University– Bachelors of Science in Commercial Economics– 1988

Cody Hornsby Madisonville Operations Manager

Cody Hornsby

Madisonville Operations Manager

Bio coming soon.

Stephen Benefield Safety Manager

Stephen Benefield

Safety Manager

Bio coming soon.

Johnny Culotta EagleFord Division Manager

Johnny Culotta

EagleFord Division Manager

Bio coming soon.

Kane Hornsby Permian Division QA/QC Manager

Kane Hornsby

Permian Division QA/QC Manager

Bio coming soon.

Juan Gutierrez Permian Basin Operations Manager

Juan Gutierrez

Permian Basin Operations Manager

Bio coming soon.

Agatha Molina Permian Basin QA/QC Manager

Agatha Molina

Permian Basin QA/QC Manager

Bio coming soon.

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