Larry Molinar

President & Founder

Mr. Molinar has over 40 years of project development and management experience in the engineering and construction for the natural gas and petrochemical industries.

He began his career in 1974 with Saulsbury Electric Co. Inc. In 1989 Mr. Molinar served as General Manager for Saulsbury Electric Co. Inc. In 1996 he was promoted to Vice President of Operations for Saulsbury Industries Inc., where he was responsible for the operations of Saulsbury Electric Co. Inc., Saulcon Inc., and Saulsbury Engineering and Construction Inc.

His responsibilities included overseeing management personnel, safety, planning, forecasting, growth analysis, market assessments and maintaining the quality and profitability of all entities. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Molinar served as Chief Operating Officer for Saulsbury Industries, Inc. During his tenure, the Saulsbury companies experienced significant growth and expanded into numerous markets and opened two new regional offices.

In 2000, Mr. Molinar Co-founded and became Vice President of Millennium Gas Services, LLC, a contract gas treating company that was later sold to Crosstex Energy Services, L.P. (NASDAQ: XTEX) in 2003.


Nate Molinar

Vice President of NTACT Constructors, Ltd.

Mr. Molinar has over 20 years of experience in providing heavy industrial electrical and general construction installations to the natural gas and petrochemical industries. He has managed and overseen major projects, such as cogeneration plants, compressor station installations, CO2 plant installations and relocations, grass roots amine plant installations, general maintenance projects and capital projects in the Oil & Gas industry.

Mr. Molinar is directly responsible for all operational aspects of NTACT Constructors, LTD, where he applies the importance of safety, quality, management, and cost control in all day to day activities.

Prior to beginning his career in the Oil and Gas industry, Mr. Molinar served in the United States Army as a Medical Specialist. During his service, Mr. Molinar was deployed to Bosnia during Operation Joint Guard and Operation Joint Forge.

Mr. Molinar holds construction licenses in New Mexico and Oklahoma.


Sam Schoeppner

Vice President of Instrumentation & Electrical

Mr. Schoeppner serves as Vice President of NTACT I&E Ltd. He joined NTACT in 2012 and brings 35 years of construction experience in the instrumentation, electrical and automation industry, specializing in the petrochemical, refining, gas processing, power and manufacturing sectors. He is directly responsible for all operational aspects of NTACT I&E, Ltd. with a heavy emphasis on safety, quality, management and cost control in all the day to day activities.

Prior to joining NTACT I&E, Ltd., Mr. Schoeppner served in various roles during a 25 year career at Saulsbury Electric Co., Inc. most recently serving as Director of Electrical Services.

Mr. Schoeppner holds various technical certifications and is a licensed Master Electrician in the State of Texas.


Angel Casas

Health, Safety, Environmental and Human Resources Director

Mr. Casas joined NTACT Operations in 2013 and brings over 12 years of experience in the Construction Industry, specializing in the refining, oil & gas, nuclear, and mining sectors.

Prior to joining NTACT Mr. Casas served as Corporate HSE Manager for Saulsbury Industries and was responsible for managing field HSE representatives assigned to various projects. His duties also included providing HSE support for all projects that included implementation, communication and coordination of all environmental, health, and safety programs for the company.

Mr. Casas earned a Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health Technology and an Associate of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Technology from Odessa College. In addition, Mr. Casas holds various certifications in the Construction and General Industries related to HSE including a double CSHO (Certified Safety and Health Official) in both the General and Construction Industries from Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).


Phil Padilla

Vice President of Finance

Mr. Padilla serves as Vice President of Finance for NTACT Operations. He joined NTACT in 2014 and has over 6 years’ experience in finance & accounting. He is directly responsible for all accounting aspects of NTACT Constructors, Ltd and NTACT I&E, Ltd including accounts receivable, accounts payable & payroll.

Prior to joining NTACT, Mr. Padilla served as Commercial Banking Officer and Credit Analyst at Western National Bank which specialized in commercial lending to the oil & gas industry.

Mr. Padilla is also involved in various volunteer roles for a number of non-profit organizations. He has served as President of Harmony Home Children’s Advocacy Center, founding Board Member & Treasurer of Young Professionals of Odessa, Chair for Leadership Odessa and Board Member for United Way of Odessa.

Mr. Padilla earned a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Texas Tech University.


Royce Purvis, P.E.

Director of Engineering, NTACT Processors & Engineering LTD

Mr. Purvis joined NTACT in 2018 and brings over 28 years of experience in the EPC energy industry, with strengths in team building, project leadership, employee development, and engineering execution for design-build pace projects. With a wide range of experience in upstream, midstream, and downstream projects, he has held progressively responsible roles such as lead discipline engineer and engineering supervisor, to director of engineering in West Texas EPC firms such as Ref-Chem, Saulsbury, 3S, and now NTACT. Engineering teams that he has led, been involved in, or directly managed have produced designs for numerous production tank batteries and SWD facilities, and designs for a total of almost 40 gas plants since 2010 representing several billion SCFD, and also numerous small cap project designs for CO2 injection, compression, and pipeline pumps; and the refinery and petrochemical industries.

Mr. Purvis holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from UT Austin and UT Knoxville, respectively. He has served as past president of the local chapter of TSPE and is also a former adjunct instructor of Engineering & Technology at UTPB.