Ridgewater Services and Consulting LLC was started in 2008 by Leonard “LJ” Miller.


At that time, a 30 Year Veteran of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Fields, Leonard specialized in Production Operations and all types of Production Equipment, Midstream Compressor Operations and Maintenance, Pipeline Pump System Operations and Maintenance, along with Coordination and Oversight of Facility Upgrades and Construction Projects.


Since the 2008 Start-Up, Ridgewater Services has expanded to successfully complete projects in the Rocky Mountain and High Plains Regions as well as the Bakken and Utica/Marcellus Shale Plays.


And we Continue to provide that same "Professional Service" to our customers 100% of the time.


Since the very beginning, Dennis Stringer, ASP. with 36 years of Business Management and Safety Related Experience in the Oil and Gas Industry, has been actively involved in all aspects of our Safety Services Programs, and continues to provide Professional Safety Advice on Production, Construction, Pipeline and Drilling Operations for all of our Clients Safety Related Issues.

Steven Hamilton, Senior Project Manager, has been in the Industry for 35 years and has proven his Professional Ability time and time again for many large clients across Oklahoma, West Va. Pennsylvania, Virginia and Colorado building Compressor Stations, Gas Plants, Pipelines and Production Facilities of all types. He brings an extreme amount of Knowledge to the Team.

In 2007, Leonard had the extreme pleasure of working for Aaron Startz, our SW Operations Director, as his Construction Manager and Operations Support in the Gulf of Mexico managing all his Hurricane Damage Repair along the Coast of La and Tx.

After a sucessful project like that, it made perfect sense to work together again in Colorado on another large Multi-Well Drilling, Facility Construction, Upgrade, and Operations Project.

Aaron and Leonard continue to provide an Unmatched Service to their clients on a routine basis.

Who We Are



Leonard Miller

President & Operations Team Leader

39 Years of Experience in Operations Oversight, Support, Training and Management. Coordination of Projects and Management of Compressor Stations and Facilities.

Dennis Stringer:

HSE Manager

36 Years of Business Management, HS&E Consulting, and Safety Management across the entire Oil and Gas Industry.

Steven Hamilton

Project Manager

35 Years of Experience Managing all types of Construction Projects across the entire Industry.

Aaron Startz:

SW Operations Director

20 Plus years of Experience across the Board in the Oil and Gas Industry. From Completions and Down-hole Consulting, to Construction, Operations and Management of Production and Midstream Facilities and Pipelines.