John Isaac “Ike” Epley

Most recently put together the investor group and acquired Datagration Solutions, Inc. (previously named MyrConn Solutions, GmbH) where he is currently the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors which is a software platform specializing in the digitization of disparate databases in the oil and gas industry and using machine learning and artificial intelligence to produce more hydrocarbons from the reservoir. Prior to Datagration, he founded and was Chairman, President, and CEO of Resurgence Resources Group, LLC in January 2017 which was created to take advantage of new technology to complete and refrac oil and gas wells in various basins. Prior to founding he was Managing Director of Deerpath Capital L.P. and Basin Holdings, L.P. where he focused on investments in the oil and gas industry and had an operating role at various times for Basin Holdings. Prior to his roles at Deerpath and Basin, for 15 years, Ike was Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Wellogix, Inc., an international software provider for upstream oil and gas operations and leading early technology company in the industry. Prior to these roles, Ike worked in the private equity and investment banking industry. Ike was educated at The University of Texas, Hendrix College, and The University of Houston. He has been on the board of several operating companies and advised private equity firms on investing in the oil and gas and technology businesses.

Citation Fuels & Marketing LLC

Sterlin Ibrom

Began working in fuel commodities trading 2015 to Present. Sterlin is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of 5Citation Fuels and Marketing with subsidiary division formed Tribal Fuels LLC, Citation Fuels and Marketing, Citation Fuels and Marketing Ecuador formed this year for international trade. Prior to his role as COO, Sterlin worked for OxyChem performing many different functions within OxyChem. Sterlin also has been providing solutions in Controls, Electrical, Instrumentation, and Process for the past 22 years. Sterlin played professional slow-pitch softball for Worth sporting goods for more than a decade. Winning multiple World Titles. Sterlin was inducted into the Texas USSSA Hall of Fame 2014. Sterlin has worked in and around every type of process in the greater Houston area. Sterlin was instrumental in the development and marketing of the SEAL ASSIST which in now the Gold Standard for capture and control of fugitive emissions on reciprocating compressors.

Chevron Phillips, Bay Town, TX

3rd party CP Chem. Owner Representation for project quality over-sight: API-570, CWI, rotating and fixed equipment inspection and preservation, welding inspection, tanks, coatings, insulation. Contractor auditing, procedure verification and assessments. ITP Test Plan review and auditing. Exxon Mobil, Engineering Quality Advisor – Life Safety HVAC TAB & Project Commissioning 2011 – 2015 Exxon Mobil via Becht

Engineering Quality Advisor – Commercial Construction

Exxon Mobil via Becht, Houston, TX

3rd Party – Exxon Mobil – Owner Representative

Providing Quality Over-site and document submittal reviews for over 145 commercial sub-contractors during construction of central utility plants, laboratory, computer facilities, office buildings, parking garages and other specialty buildings. Estimated $6.5 Billion, 24 Million man hours

Daily QA/QC Verifications and Assessments covering the following trades:

Sub-soil, concrete, structural steel erection and welding, boilers, pressure piping welding and testing, chillers, cooling towers, HVAC, Natural Gas piping, hydro test, pneumatic testing, paint & coatings, building envelope curtain walls – glass and metal panels, insulations, fire proofing and UL detail review, architectural finishes, air balancing, life safety fire water pumps and piping systems and components, materials traceability.

Verifying compliance to local, state and national codes with regards to the site-specific regulations and contracted documents.

Sterlin J. Ibrom
Partner, Chief Operating Officer for Citation Fuels and Marketing Commodities LLP


Extensive experience building large multi-geographic alliances and creating revenue generating relationships across multiple platforms and commodities.

Professional Experience
Instrument & Engineering Specialist

1999 – Present


AWC Incorporated, Houston, TX

  • Shell Global
  • Lyondellbasell
  • Arkema Inc.
  • Englobal
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Enterprise Products
  • Valero Energy Corporation
  • Motiva
  • Pasadena Refining
  • Chevron Corporation

Leading with confidentiality, expertise and trust in connecting our allocated supply to buyers of ULSD, Jet Fuel, D2, Gasoline, RMG 380, RMG 500 in a successful and timely manner.

Jerry Garcia
Partner, New Business Development, Citation Fuels and Marketing Commodities LLP


A key expert in sales, negotiations, finance, operations and information technology for the procurement and sale of petroleum finished products.

Professional Experience

MW Smart Energy Technology International
Partner and President of Operations, Houston, Texas. USA

  • Skilled in international energy industry.
  • Procurement and sales expertise resulting in revenue consistent growth; especially in with challenging market forces.
  • Leadership managing projects to ideal outcomes.
  • Budgeting projects to successful finalization.
  • International marketing assignments brought to full revenue target realization.
  • Experience in international infrastructure project development.
  • Research and planning for venture projects.
  • Electrical power generation planning for utility scale projects.
  • Proven experience in public relations and building large projects with high-ranking officials in government and private sectors.
  • Proven experience in the capacity to deliver pre- and complete feasibility studies per client requirements.
  • Excellent negotiation and inter-cultural communication skills. Fluent in English and Spanish.


Bachelors Business Administration

University of Houston-Downtown

Bachelors Finance

University of Houston-Downtown