Thomas Kirby Arceneaux began his career in oilfield services and served in various sales and management capacities with Oil & Gas Rental Services from 1990 to 1997. From there, he became Executive Vice President of Offshore Energy Services. Kirby always knew he wanted to start his own business and he and his partners founded Wellbore Energy Solutions in 2006.
After selling Wellbore Energy Solutions to a major service company, he went on to start Wellsite Fishing and Rental Services in 2013 and retired in 2020. He developed many close and lasting friendships with customers, suppliers, and co-workers. Kirby Arceneaux was named 2013 LAGCOE Chairman.
Since 2001, Arceneaux was an active contributor to the success of LAGCOE, serving continuously in leadership roles on Public Relations, Exhibit Judges and Executive Committees as well as serving on the Board of Directors. Arceneaux was Chairman of Environmental Drilling Solutions, LLC, a solids control, and waste management firm based in Lafayette, La., with operations in many of the shale plays across North America. Kirby served on the board of Spindletop Charities, LAGCOE, American Petroleum Institute, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana. He was honored to be chairman of LAGCOE in 2013 and was the 2014 Honoree for the American Cancer Society, South region.