About Us


back hoeWestern Slope Oil Services, LLC has earned a reputation for excellence in delivering oilfield and excavation services for Texas, Colorado, New Mexico and other western states.

We serve both public and private sectors with a broad range of oilfield support services and pride ourselves on providing the highest quality products and services at competitive prices. Large or small, count on Western Slope to lay the groundwork to bring success to every project.

Western Slope enjoys the challenges of unusual and complex projects that require innovative solutions. Our goal is to provide workable, practical and effective solutions for our customers.

We are proud of our employees and the way we conduct business. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service and completing projects on schedule.



Richard A. Counts

Richard A. Counts is the Managing Member of Western Slope. He is also Chief Executive of Ranger 40 Petroleum, LLC. Ranger 40 operates over 200 wells in Texas and New Mexico. Mr. Count’s involvement in the oil and gas industry spans over 25 years both domestically and internationally.

Kevin J. Armstrong

Mr. Kevin J. Armstrong brings over fifteen years of progressive business and project management in the excavation industry. Kevin holds a BA from Colorado State University focused on law, land management, and policy. His focus on heavy equipment and excavation operations includes multiple facets of the oil and gas industry, road construction, water resources, residential and commercial development.