CTRM Principals

Ron Clarke

image Ron Clarke has been associated with the coiled tubing manufacturing industry for over 20 years.  He was a co-founder of Precision Tube Technology in Houston, which was named to Inc. Magazines top 500 fastest growing private companies in 1996.  Organization built from ground up to $54 million annual sales.  Responsible for profitable running of companies' major accounts including Alliance and preferred vendor relationships.  He had additional general management duties thru 1998 during growth of enterprise.  Ron also has had and continues to have worldwide contact with customers.

  • Comfortable and competent dealing at all levels from board room to board walk.
  • Flourished thru the rigors of start up and growth cycle of rapidly expanding firm to point of sale to public company in 2002. 
  • Elected Chairman of industry association, International Coiled Tubing Association (ICOTA) 2002 and 2003
  • Negotiated sale of Belarussian firm to major USA corporate entity in late 2005

Ron can be contacted at


Roderic Stanley

image Roderic K. Stanley holds a Ph D in physics from Florida State University (1978), along with lower degrees from Texas A & M (Commerce, TX) and the universities of Manchester and Nottingham in the UK. 

He has been associated with the manufacturing, testing, and inspection of oilfield tubulars since 1978 with a variety of companies including Baker Hughes, NL McCullough, Lone Star Steel, and Quality Tubing, and currently also serves as inspection consultant for iRobotics (Stafford, TX) and technical services manager for International Pipe Inspectors Association.

For 12 years, he worked in various technical and quality roles for the two electric weld tubing mills, and continues to maintain a scientific role via his research into techniques for the inspection of coiled tubulars.  He was also involved in the ISO 9001 programmes at both steel mills.

Under his guidance, the API Specification 5LCP (Coiled Line Pipe) was written and published in 1999.  As chairman of the API Resource Group for Coiled Tubulars, he is presently also involved with the production of a standard for coiled tubing (draft API 5ST), a recommended practice for care, maintenance and inspection of coiled tubulars, (draft API 5C8), and API RP 5C7.

He has given many papers at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) meetings, and is a technical editor for both societies.  Currently he holds 4 patents in the inspection of oilfield tubulars, with two pending that relate to coiled tubing inspection.  He has one book in print.

He is a member of the SPE, ASTM, and British Institute for Nondestructive Testing.  He is a fellow of the ASNT, and will present the Mehl Honour lecture in November 2007.

Rod can be contacted at