Name: Ashton Wilson
Title: Sales Representative for the Rocky and Midwest Region
Tenure: 8 Months
Marital Status: Married
Hobbies: Family Events, Camping, Hunting
Bio: When Ashton Wilson walked into Moser 8 months ago to begin working as the Sales Rep for the Rocky and Midwest Region, it couldn’t have come at a better time.
“At my last employer, I was a Branch Manager for Downing,” Wilson stated. “At the time the pandemic hit, the oil and gas industry had seen commodity prices take an all-time low. With the writing on the wall and painful employee reductions, the timing could not have been better for an opportunity to arise.”
That would be a tough position for anybody to be in. Luckily, around that same time, Moser Energy Systems was looking for a new Salesman for the Rocky and Midwest Region. They contacted Wilson and offered him the job, which he took without hesitation because it served multiple purposes.
“It was perfect timing to start something different,” Wilson stated. “I got to broaden my knowledge base within the oil and gas industry.”
Wilson said that in downturns in the oil and gas industry, especially with the recent pandemic, many … Read the rest “Moser Energy Systems Employee Spotlight: Ashton Wilson”
Moser Energy Systems has recently partnered with Highwire Energy Partners, a locally-owned business that utilizes Wyoming’s oversupply of natural gas in order to mine cryptocurrency.
Cryptocurrency is a relatively new form of “money,” that doesn’t actually involve physical dollars and cents. There’s no cash. Cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, is a digital asset that can be used to make purchases.
Additionally, cryptocurrency is completely decentralized, meaning there’s no central authority (such as banks).
Cryptocurrency is of special interest to energy companies, such as Moser Energy Systems, due to the element of “mining” that goes into it.
“The key to cryptocurrency and being profitable in mining is your operational expenses, with power being your number one operational expense” said Ashton Wilson of Moser Energy Systems. “It’s your number one OPEC when mining cryptocurrency; electricity, right? So there are some guys in the industry who figured out that there are a lot of stranded wellhead gas where there is no infrastructure, pipelines, etc.”
Wilson said that the producers of the wellhead gas (such as oil and gas companies)have to flare that gas off or pay to have it be hauled off. Basically, the remaining gas was just being wasted. Highwire Energy Partners figured … Read the rest “Moser Energy Systems Partners with Highwire Energy”