KAHUNA Ventures was formed in 1999 to provide engineering consulting and project execution for the design and construction of a sour gas plant near Jackson, Mississippi. During the course of the bid process, Gary Davis (Founder, aka ‘The Big Kahuna’) was solicited by the client to build, own and operate the plant which was ultimately constructed, owned and operated by KAHUNA Gas until it was sold in July 2004.
Scott Schamp, P.E., joined KAHUNA Ventures in 2000 to help manage the design and construction of the Jackson, MS plant and to focus on the construction and operation of the plant. As the plant became operational, KAHUNA Ventures began performing engineering consulting for additional clients in the Western U.S. Region. In 2002, KAHUNA Ventures began pursuing additional engineering and project execution business and expanded to a full time consulting engineering firm. John Rheinheimer, P.E., joined KAHUNA in 2002 and the team focused on attracting additional clients and taking on more consulting. In 2005, Gregg Kostelecky joined the team bringing his electrical engineering experience and knowledge enabling KAHUNA to offer complete I&E services to our clients.
The KAHUNA VENTURES Growth Story
In 16 short years KAHUNA has grown from a one employee company to a 60+ employee company as of 2015 serving a variety of clients ranging from midstream limited partnerships to major oil and gas producers. KAHUNA Ventures focus today is the same as it was in the beginning; partnering with our clients to add value to their operations through dedication, professionalism and quality project execution.
A Brief History of KAHUNA Operations Management
KAHUNA Operations Management was formed in 2005 to meet several of our customer’s operational needs. As KAHUNA Ventures works to meet dynamic client needs in design and construction of plants and treating facilities, KAHUNA Operations Management emerged as a natural fit to provide cost effective operational support for many of these facilities.