Horizontal Wireline Services is led by an experienced team of operating and executive managers possessing deep industry knowledge resulting from their decades of participation in the global wireline segment.  Members of the leadership team have managed drilling, completion and production optimization operations across a diverse geographic footprint in the U.S. and international activities on behalf of large, multi-national companies as well.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Joseph Sites

Horizontal Wireline Services President and CEO Joseph Sites is an industry-recognized leader in Service Quality and safe operations -- areas comprising the fundamental cornerstone of oilfield operations.

With direct experience in all facets of the industry, from field and engineering work to operations management and business development, Mr. Sites boasts a proven track record of business growth and development in both private and public arenas, having founded two successful service companies prior to assuming leadership of Horizontal Wireline.

Beginning his career with a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, Mr. Sites worked with Schlumberger Wireline, where he is credited with implementing global Service Quality control measures for the company, and was honored for superior operational execution and safety.

Following a rapid rise to become Schlumberger’s Operations Manager of the Barnett Shale, the Pennsylvania native next served as Business Development Manager of J-W Wireline Company.  Mr. Sites spearheaded and developed fundamental Service Quality and safety initiatives, and was integral to introducing new technology that helped make J-W Wireline the fasted growing US based wireline company of 2007.

Leveraging his success and “hands-on” management style, Mr. Sites cofounder of Hotwell Services in 2008 before founding Horizontal Wireline Services in 2010.