Who We Are?
Beaver Creek, LLC specializes in oilfield logistics for the Bakken and is a 100% certified TAT contractor working within the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Beaver Creek started with just a few employees in 2008, and thanks to the help and support from TERO paving the way for Indian Contractors, now employs over 50 full-time employees.
Our large internal fleet and company drivers, in addition to our network of subcontractors, allow us to safely and efficiently haul most products used in the oil and gas industry.
Meet the team
Dale & Susie Little Soldier
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Dale Little Soldier, the founder and CEO, started the company with the hope of helping people who have the desire to work and succeed in a worthwhile career. Dale has dedicated his career to helping Native Americans gain an education and develop employable skills. He has held various positions in education his entire life, including First Director of the United Tribes Employment Training Center in Bismarck, ND; and School Superintendent of the White Shield School. Education has always been a priority on Fort Berthold and this focus helped push Dale to pursue his education, receiving his Bachelors of Science at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, MT and a Master’s Degree at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.
Susie Little Soldier spent her entire career in the banking industry with Wells Fargo prior to joining Beaver Creek full time in 2013. Her business acumen and conservative fiscal approach has enabled Beaver Creek to succeed during the ups and downs of the oil and gas industry.
Chief Operations Officer
Barrett joined Beaver Creek in 2012 as the Controller and was promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2013. He became Beaver Creek’s COO in 2019. His diversified experience in home building, manufacturing, heavy construction, and trucking has been pivotal to our sustainable growth. He received his bachelor’s degree in business management from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2005.
Production Fleet Supervisor
In 2010 Dale Little Soldier convinced Clay to trade-in his Montana Ranch for the oil fields of North Dakota. Clay has spent the last decade with Beaver Creek hauling water, dispatching, and now oversees the fluid operations for our largest customer. His extensive 30 years of experience in the trucking industry has been vital to our success.
Director of Flowback Operations
Slade was originally hired to oversee Beaver Creek’s crude oil flowbacks. He was also given the part-time responsibility to manage a few water flowbacks. In just a few short months Slade transformed our flowback water into one of our largest divisions. His military background and oilfield experience continues to provide the structure and balance needed to succeed at any challenge.
Director of Crude Operations
Robert has been in the trucking industry for 25 years. The last 10 years has been in the oil and gas industry moving crude oil and other products. Robert graduated in 2000 with an Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology from Utah Valley State College now known as UVU.
Emile left Florida in 2018 to join Beaver Creek’s team with over 40 years experience in fleet management. As the Shop Foreman, he works closely with all of Beaver Creek’s divisions to keep our trucks safely on the road.
Director of Sand Operations
Michael joined the Beaver Creek Team in 2016. He has been in the transportation sector of the oil and gas industry for over 20 years. In this time, he has gone from driving, to being a dispatcher, to managing dispatch and other divisions. He has also worked in business operations and and now directs our frac sand operations.
Eric joined Beaver Creek in 2014 as an Accountant and was promoted to Accounting Manager in 2017. His training, ability, and experience in accounting and business management has helped the accounting team be successful throughout our continuous growth. Eric received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with emphasis in Finance from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2014.
Division Manager of Water Logistics and Metering Technologies
After a career in the military, construction, and trucking industries; Sam has found his passion in the oil and gas industry as Division Manager of Water Logistics and Metering Technologies. Building a solid team, quietly listening to each person, and striving to provide emotional support has been his personal mantra.
Jim worked in consulting and compliance for nearly two decades in the construction industry. He then transferred into the transportation/logistics industry in the Dakota oilfields and has been doing this for over 10 years. He has worn many hats including, HR, safety, compliance, and operations. Jim brings with him the ability to evaluate data to find inaccuracies and inefficiencies. He has a strong desire to provide the best customer service to clients by treating them better than he would like to be treated.
Field Operations Supervisor
Benny Yuker comes from an extensive, 50-year, oilfield background between North Dakota and Michigan. During this time, he has worked for and with several large oil producers. He has extensive knowledge in all aspects of the oilfield from the building of locations to putting out oil well fires.
Construction Fleet Supervisor
Courtney Olsen moved to the Dakotas to help a friend’s hydrovac business. After working in this industry for some time, Courtney decided to expand into side dump work. Eventually, Courtney left the hydrovac industry completely to manage Beaver Creeks side dump division.