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Mo Abouelhassan

Sr. Process Engineer

Teagan Amsterdam

Development EIT

Miranda Baker

Controller

Peter Bauman

Geoscience & Feasibility Manager

Michael Benitez

Operations Accounting Manager

Christian Besoiu

Systems Engineer EIT

Roger Borbon

Geomechanics EIT

Colin Brown

Technology Development Engineer

Christopher Cheng

Manager, Development Engineering

Elaine Clark

Director of Finance

Cole Eslinger

VP Legal & General Counsel

Neil Ethier

VP Business Development

Marek Fengler

Cloud Specialist

Kaitlin Foley

Development EIT

Erin Gillis

Systems Engineer EIT

Manfred Hauptmann

Geoscience

James Heatherington

Japan

Mark Hodder

VP Well Engineering & Operations

Michael Holmes

VP Systems Engineering & Strategy

Kylie Inglis

Accounting & Office Coordinator

Willem Jordaan

Drilling Engineer

Hans Kol

Netherlands

Wouter Kool

Europe

Roman Kuzyk

Drilling Engineer

Alexander Leakos

Software Developer

Lynette Liston

Sr. Geologist

Stephen Longfield

Manager Geoscience

Ryan Martin

Development Engineer

Tami Miguens

Director Software Engineering

Sophorn Moeun

Accountant

Cole Narfason

Geologist GIT

Liam Ostlund

Engineer-In-Training

Andrew Richards

Process Engineer

Lauren Richmond

Engineer-In-Training

Anna Rogers

Geomechanics Specialist

Nikki Rogers

GIS Data Analyst

Matt Seager

Project Development Manager, North America

Brian Senio

Corporate Development/Government Relations

Dylan Sharun

Process Engineer

Todd Stuebing

Principal Geoscientist

Grant Taylor

Software Developer

Ariel Torre

Drilling Engineer

Brandt Tracey

Drilling Engineer

Alex Vetsak

Drilling Specialist

Ian Weir

Software Developer

Vlad Zatonski

Technology Development Engineer

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Mo Abouelhassan

Sr. Process Engineer

Mo Abouelhassan is a Professional Engineer with more than twenty five years of experience in the energy industry. Mo’s speciality is process design, specifically for surface facilities conceptual design and optimization. His unique mix of experience in upstream and downstream facilities, deep analytical and business knowledge, and global exposure allowed him to find innovative and highly economical solutions for many companies. His tenure at MEG Energy, Fluor and Aspentech left lasting impacts in the form of unique solutions, improved work processes, new offerings and in many cases improved ways in approaching problems. Mo holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt and an MBA from Ivey Business School, Western University, Ontario.


With a passion for life, humanity, technology and innovation, Mo is committed to expanding knowledge, pushing beyond common practices and disrupting the status quo.

Teagan Amsterdam

Development EIT

Teagan Amsterdam is a graduate from the University of Calgary with a BSc. in Civil Engineering. She brings technical skills and knowledge from a variety of industries, including materials handling, energy advising, and solar array design. Prior to joining Eavor, Teagan was involved in design, modelling, and testing aspects for both engineering and energy advising projects, as well as project management and business development. Teagan pursued an education in engineering and a career in geothermal energy solutions because of her passion for sustainable design. She aims to expand her experience in renewable resources and make a meaningful contribution towards innovative energy solutions.

Miranda Baker

Controller

Miranda Baker has over 15 years of progressive accounting, audit and legal experience from numerous different industries, in both public and private companies.  She has previously been a module facilitator for the CPA Western School of Business.  She holds a Chartered Accountant – Chartered Professional Accountant designation and an Honors Degree in Business Operations.  She is currently working on a Certificate in Human Resources Management from the University of Calgary.

Peter Bauman

Geoscience & Feasibility Manager

Peter Bauman is a Professional Geologist registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). For more than 20 years, he has held various technical and managerial roles at major, intermediate and junior energy companies with a successful track record of growth and value addition. His passion and strengths lie in new country entry, exploration and development. His geographic experience includes North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Western Asia, North Africa and Middle East. Peter holds a B.Sc and M.Sc from the University of Calgary in Geology and Geophysics.


Peter is a Director of the Canadian Global Energy Forum, the Past-President of the AAPG Canada Region and is an active member of the CSPG. He has authored numerous presentations at domestic and international energy conferences.

Michael Benitez

Operations Accounting Manager

Michael is a seasoned professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Saint Louis University in Baguio City, Philippines, where he proudly graduated in 2003. With almost 16 years of invaluable experience in the aluminum manufacturing industry and an additional 3 years in the oil and gas sector, Michael has established himself as proficient in both finance and accounting. He has been a Philippine Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 2004, showcasing his commitment to professional excellence. Moreover, Michael earned his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification in 2018 and added another feather to his cap by becoming Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis (CSCA) in 2021. Throughout his career, Michael has demonstrated a diverse skill set, including expertise in financial controlling, business resilience (enterprise risk management and business continuity planning), improvement program projects, business planning and reporting, project control, project accounting, and general accounting activities. Outside of the corporate world, Michael is a passionate badminton fan and an active player. His dedication to the sport mirrors his approach to professional endeavors, marked by precision, strategy, and the pursuit of excellence.

Christian Besoiu

Systems Engineer EIT

Christian is a BSc. honours graduate from the University of Toronto – Faculty of Chemical Engineering. Prior to joining Eavor, Christian was a Business Analyst within the Deloitte Toronto Risk Advisory Practice where he specialized in technology and digital transformation projects across the banking, insurance and O&G sectors. He also was the co-founder of a small business in Calgary. Christian is interested in developing technology to drive down the cost of carbon-free energy and advance the global transition from hydrocarbons towards alternative renewable sources.

Roger Borbon

Geomechanics EIT

Jose Rogelio (Roger) is a graduate from the University of Calgary with a M.Sc. in Civil Engineering and a specialization in Geotechnical Engineering, holding a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering from the Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico. His M.Sc. research was focused on the geomechanics behind induced seismicity events in Western Canada, and the characterization of seismic potential of rocks belonging to formations involved in hydraulic fracturing activities within the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin.

Prior to joining Eavor, Roger was a project manager and inspector for a geophysical consulting company in the Montreal area, where he supported the planning and execution of inspection and vibration monitoring projects in the construction sector.

Colin Brown

Technology Development Engineer

Colin Brown is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is also an APEGA licensed Professional Engineer. Prior to joining Eavor, Colin was involved in the in-situ development, exploitation and production of Canada’s oil sands resource working on Cenovus Energy’s Christina Lake and Foster Creek assets – specializing in development planning, optimization, and data analytics. Colin’s passion for, and application of engineering first principles, numerical methods, and statistical models to solve unique and complex technical challenges is at the core of his ability to design and implement bespoke, game-changing, impactful solutions.

Christopher Cheng

Manager, Development Engineering

Christopher Cheng is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering with a Petroleum Engineering minor from the University of Calgary (2009). Mr. Cheng is a professional engineer with 10+ years of experience in the upstream oil and gas sector working in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin with his last 5 years specializing in new technology development. While working on the Heavy Oil Technology team at Devon Canada, Mr. Cheng led a multi-disciplinary team from conception to execution of an Experimental Scheme to test conductive heating of a heavy oil reservoir in Northeast Alberta.

In 2012, Mr. Cheng co-founded Holiday Rejects Apparel Inc., and appeared on Canadian reality TV show Dragons’ Den where he and his partners pitched and executed a deal with three investors. In 2018, Mr. Cheng’s most recent venture, Full Circle Energy, was amalgamated with Canuc Resources Corporation (TSX-V: CDA), where he is currently a member of the board as an independent director.

Elaine Clark

Director of Finance

Elaine Clark is an accomplished and experienced finance professional with outstanding analytical and communication skills. She has over fifteen years of experience in financial reporting, external and internal audit, treasury, and administration management. She has a proven record of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of controls, processes, and systems. She has 10 years’ experience in a finance role with oil and gas servicing company Schlumberger.

 

Elaine was born and raised in Hong Kong, and she is fluent in speaking and writing Chinese. Elaine attended the University of Saskatchewan, majoring in accounting. She obtained her Chartered Accountant designation from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CPA, CA) in 2002. Outside of work, Elaine has a passion for music, specifically the piano. She studied and taught piano throughout her childhood and received first-class honours from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Elaine also believes in giving back to the community, and with her love of music, she co-founded and funded the Mozart Patron Programme at the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra from 2016 to 2022.

Cole Eslinger

VP Legal & General Counsel

Cole Eslinger is a corporate lawyer with prior experience as in-house counsel to both private and public enterprises. Prior to joining Eavor, Cole spent nine years in the energy sector with Precision Drilling Corporation, most recently in the role of Associate General Counsel. Cole has broad experience advising clients on commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, occupational health and safety, employment and litigation matters. Cole holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts both from the University of Calgary. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta. 

Neil Ethier

VP Business Development

Neil Ethier is an APEGA registered Professional Geophysicist, and Chartered Financial Analyst level 3 candidate with over 20 years of international experience in the oil and gas sector. Neil has global expertise in strategic business development, with a technical focus. He brings an enhanced intercultural perspective, honed from living on three continents and analyzing and evaluating assets in over 50 countries and 100 basins. Neil holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours Geophysics) degree from the University of Alberta, where he was awarded the APEGA Gold Medal for the highest academic standing in the Geophysics program.

Marek Fengler

Cloud Specialist

Marek is a passionate Cloud Infrastructure Specialist with a background in Electrical Engineering and extensive experience in architecting robust IT solutions for private and public clouds. A strong advocate for leveraging technology to enhance team productivity and ensure resilient infrastructure Founder of an ISP company in early 2000, Marek worked with enterprises like Blackberry, Sainsbury’s (UK), and startups, focusing on automation and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) in public clouds. Beyond his professional achievements, Marek is spending quality time with his family, showcasing his musical talent as a bass player, and staying on the cutting edge of AI technologies.

Kaitlin Foley

Development EIT

Kaitlin is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University. Prior to joining Eavor, Kaitlin managed the execution of pipeline inspection and integrity projects in the oil and gas sector. She brings experience working with multi-disciplinary teams and various stakeholders in the energy industry. Kaitlin is passionate about contributing to the development of sustainable and scalable technologies that facilitate a global energy transition.

Erin Gillis

Systems Engineer EIT

Erin, a Sexton Scholar from Dalhousie University, holds a B. Eng in Mechanical Engineering. She brings experience from a variety of industries, including aerospace, biomedical, and carbon capture in addition to her most recent experience with renewable energy performance optimization. She offers a unique perspective and a diverse skill set. Erin is passionate about overcoming the technical challenges related to decarbonizing the economy.

Manfred Hauptmann

Geoscience

After his PhD on Jurassic rocks from the Central Moroccan Atlas Mountains in early 1990 Manfred Hauptmann acted as independent consulting geologist for international oil companies and energy suppliers for over 30 years. Until 2010 he has been mainly involved in projects in North Africa / Mediterranean and Central Asia (Algeria, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Malta, Morocco, Tunisia) on behalf of Maxus, Amoco, Preussag, GDF, RWEDea. From about 2005 onwards his focus increasingly shifted to Germany, where Manfred supports the Berlin subsurface gas storage as geological advisor for GASAG/BES. Besides he contributed to exploration and field redevelopment projects in SW and NE Germany on behalf of GDF, CEP, Wintershall and in Romania on behalf of OMV-Petrom. Several geological studies deal with the feasibility of geothermal projects in the N German Basin (Sylt, Berlin) and the S German Molasse Basin (Mauerstetten).

James Heatherington

Japan

James Heatherington brings over 25 years of international energy experience in engineering, sales and entrepreneurship. Starting with a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, he has excelled in consulting and field operations first onshore with the Evaluators in Alberta and then offshore with the Japan Drilling Company. With IHS Energy in Tokyo, he drove sales and consulting to clients across APAC; managing teams and leading projects to help international oil/gas and energy companies and government with their daily workflows and to solve intractable issues. Project types included country entry, LNG, exploration, development, M&A, geopolitical and energy economics. James is a long-term Yokohama resident.

Mark Hodder

VP Well Engineering & Operations

Mark Hodder is an expert in well design, modelling and efficient execution of drilling operations with global expertise bringing more than a decade of experience to Eavor. This experience encompasses a variety of well types and basins including heavy oil sands (SAGD, CSS), tight shale and sandstone reservoirs, under-balanced and managed-pressure drilling techniques, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and geothermal wells. Most recently Mr. Hodder worked for Royal Dutch Shell as a Senior Well Engineer and Subject Matter Expert to provide technical guidance to challenging and complex well designs in Shell’s global onshore portfolio. Mr. Hodder is a professional engineer and registered member of both the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) as well as the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Mark lives in Calgary, Alberta and graduated with degrees in Chemistry from the University of King’s College and Mechanical Engineering from Dalhousie University.

Michael Holmes

VP Systems Engineering & Strategy

Michael Holmes is a professional engineer with nearly a decade of varied experience, including research & development, process optimization, development planning, and corporate strategy. Michael is passionate about taking on big challenges and finding innovative solutions. During his tenure at Cenovus Energy, Michael tackled projects ranging from rethinking thermal wellbore design to portfolio-level strategic analysis and advisement. Michael graduated with First Class Honours from Queen’s University, where he was awarded the E.T. Sterne prize for the student with the highest aggregate standing in Chemical Engineering. In his spare time, Michael is pursuing his CFA designation, having already completed his Level 1 exam and currently preparing for Level 2.

Kylie Inglis

Accounting & Office Coordinator

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Willem Jordaan

Drilling Engineer

Willem Jordaan is a consulting professional engineer with over 10 years of data analytics, business development applied to drilling operations with a focus on benchmarking of performance and optimization through data analytics. Passionate about leveraging technology to solve complex challenges. With a Bsc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta and experience in onshore Western Canada and offshore East Coast Canada. Working to optimize drilling projects, implementing machine-learning models in combination with statistical models to drive downhole efficiency.

Hans Kol

Netherlands

Hans Kol brings 35 years of experience with international oil and gas operations, engineering and projects. He holds a Msc in petroleum engineering degree from Delft University in the Netherlands. He started out in drilling and moved via production operations to reservoir engineering, before becoming leader of multi-discipline project teams for many significant development projects ranging from; the Moxa Arch deep tight gas development for Amoco in Wyoming, redevelopment of the Valhall field for Amoco in Norway, to the development of gas storage fields in The Netherlands for BP and TAQA. Prior to saying good-bye to the oil and gas industry he was technical and operational director for TAQA Energy in the Netherlands. Since then he has shifted his interest to renewable energy and the energy transition.

Wouter Kool

Europe

Wouter Kool spent over 30 years in the oil & gas service industry in technical, consulting and Business Development roles working in highly varied environments, in small teams, his own company and with large companies like Halliburton mainly working in the Middle East, Magreb region and European markets. During his term with ION Geophysical Inc. Wouter gained considerable experience through organizing multi-client seismic programs in politically complex areas (Black Sea, Eastern Mediterranean, Iraq). Collaborating with oil industry top executives, governments and scientific institutions resulted in a significant number of multimillion-dollar contracts providing game changing solutions that improved the regional exploration success rates of the customers. Through his role with Eavor he now contributes a wealth of business development expertise to the team. Wouter is passionate about the global energy transition away from hydrocarbons which is reflected by his lifestyle, maintaining a small holding using sustainable methods and renewable energy in Umbria, Italy where he is based. He speaks six languages and holds a degree in Geology and Hydrology from the University of Amsterdam.

Roman Kuzyk

Drilling Engineer

Roman Kuzyk, a Professional Engineer with a decade of hands on international drilling experience in technically challenging fields, has planned and executed a variety of wells, including unconventional shale and high temperature, high pressure (HPHT) wells in Canada, exploratory HTHP wells in Turkey, and complex offshore wells in Qatar. Roman holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering with distinction from the University of Calgary, where he invented a new type of omni-directional wheel and published multiple papers in international journals.  Driven by curiosity and interest in technical subjects, in his spare time, Roman enjoys taking courses on topics ranging from machine learning, IoT and blockchain technologies to finance and economics, and has completed all 3 levels of the CFA program.

Alexander Leakos

Software Developer

Alex is a graduate with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Software Engineering. With a diverse background that spans multiple sectors, Alex brings a unique blend of technical and entrepreneurial skills to the table. Beginning with a career in private equity, where he honed his financial acumen and developed a deep understanding of market dynamics, he then founded a local startup, Bessie Box. After a successful exit, he moved into the world of enterprise SaaS, building scalable professional services automation software.

Lynette Liston

Sr. Geologist

Lynette Liston is an APEGA registered professional geologist with over 15 years experience in the energy industry. She has a breadth of skill from working technical geology roles, leadership roles, and cross discipline roles with commercial and strategy teams. Her previous work experience in the E&P Industry involved exploration of plays including domestic and international, on and off-shore, conventional and unconventional. Her passion for exploration data analysis, collaboration, problem solving, and finding efficient solutions have brought her success in a portfolio of projects including global play ranking and strategy development. Lynette holds a B.Sc degree in Geology and Applied Environmental Geology from University of Calgary.

Stephen Longfield

Manager Geoscience

Stephen Longfield is an APEGA registered Professional Geologist with a diverse background in international exploration and field development for geothermal and hydrocarbon projects. Stephen joined Eavor in early 2020 and is currently leading project development of Eavor’s Germany portfolio including geological lead on the Geretsried project. Stephen’s prior experience at Eavor was focused on the global exploration and development of Eavor Loop™ throughout North America, Europe and Asia. In technical roles, Stephen has led major development programs and executed live horizontal geosteering operations in structured conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs. He is also an accomplished reservoir modeller having constructed realistic geomodels of the subsurface for field development and EOR project planning (SAGD, CSS, Polymer flood, Waterflood, CO2 Gas flood). Mr. Longfield holds a BSc., Petroleum Geology from the University of Calgary.

Ryan Martin

Development Engineer

Ryan is a graduate from the University of Calgary with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering. He brings several years of project management experience to the Eavor team, being previously involved in the development of various O&G and industrial manufacturing facilities across Western Canada. Ryan is passionate about enhancing and expanding innovative technologies, as well as implementing creative, outside-of-the-box ideas to solve problems.

Tami Miguens

Director Software Engineering

Tami Miguens is seasoned software professional with over 25 years of experience across multiple industries and disciplines. Her career has included developing high performance scientific tools as well as enterprise web applications and delivering them to market. Tami holds a B.Sc. in Physics from The George Washington University (1996). She spent her early career in the clean room, gaining a critical firsthand understanding of material science. Tami then leveraged this knowledge into the development of simulation software in the Electronics Design Automation (EDA) field, specifically Layout Parasitic Extraction (LPE), Layout Versus Schematic (LVS) and Electric Rule Checking (ERC).

Sophorn Moeun

Accountant

Sophorn Moeun is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 10 years of progressive accounting experience. He brings experience from multiple industries and holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. His expertise includes centralizing and streamlining accounting processes.

Cole Narfason

Geologist GIT

Cole Narfason is a B.Sc. graduate of the University of Calgary with distinction in both Geology and Geophysics. Prior to joining Eavor, Cole worked in the energy industry on a diverse range of assets and companies, including Pipestone Energy Corp. and Suncor Energy. At Suncor, he worked in the Water and Closure Technology Development team where he supported the development of industry-disruptive technologies that aimed to reduce emissions and the impact of operations on local wildlife. Cole is interested in using data science in combination with his geoscience knowledge to progress innovative technologies.

Liam Ostlund

Engineer-In-Training

Liam graduated as a Dean’s List Scholar from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Certificate in Business. Prior to joining Eavor, Liam worked as an evaluation engineer-in-training with McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd. completing oil & gas reserve and resource evaluations. Liam has previously held project engineering and systems optimization positions and designed a waste heat recovery system at a medium-sized brewery for his capstone project. Liam is interested in applying technical knowledge to real-world problems, specifically developing energy solutions that are sustainable, scalable, and reliable.

Andrew Richards

Process Engineer

Andrew is a professional engineer with more than ten years of experience in the energy industry. He specializes in process engineering and design of surface facilities across the entire project lifecycle, including conceptual studies, detailed design, construction, commissioning, operation optimization and troubleshooting. Graduating with distinction from the University of Calgary Chemical Engineering program with an Energy and Environment specialization, Andrew identified his passion for promoting and developing carbon-free energy alternatives early in his career. He is passionate about applying engineering fundamentals to find simple but elegant solutions to complex problems.

Lauren Richmond

Engineer-in-Training

Lauren Richmond is a driven and industrious individual with a passion for experiencing new things. She holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Mechatronics from the University of Calgary. Lauren is committed to facilitating the development of alternative energy solutions that are practical and profitable. She is especially interested in data analytics, disruptive technology, and financial investing.

Anna Rogers

Geomechanics Specialist

Anna Rogers holds a Physics Major, Geology Minor B.Sc (Honours) from Queen’s University and a Geophysics M.Sc from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). At MIT, her research focused on the coupled modelling of fluid flow and geomechanics to assess fault stability in groundwater aquifers. 

 

Anna has a diverse background in the energy industry and has worked in several locations across North America. Her field-based work experience at ESG Solutions involved data collection and processing for microseismic monitoring on unconventional assets. More recently, she supported Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Mature Assets at Shell Oil Company (New Orleans, LA), where her responsibilities spanned well planning, drilling operations, opportunity identification and reservoir characterization. Her deepwater fieldwork included a seismic OBN vessel assignment and drilling support on an offshore rig.

Nikki Rogers

GIS Data Analyst

Nikii has a Master’s degree in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Calgary where her research focused on human geography and predictive modelling. She is a data science professional who is passionate about renewable energy, particularly geothermal. She has provided consultation on the collection, interpretation, and visualization of data to support decision making across various industries. Seeing first-hand the value of data driven decision making, she is driven by the goal of responsible management decisions through data science. Before joining Eavor, Nikki held several lead GIS roles in environmental consulting and resource exploration.

Matt Seager

Project Development Manager, North America

Matthew Seager is a professional engineer with nearly a decade of experience, primarily focused on production, operations, completions, and development engineering in the upstream oil and gas industry. Matthew has extensive experience building resource development plans and technoeconomic models and has led numerous multidisciplinary development teams. His expertise also includes production management, wellbore and facility design and optimization, and commercial agreement origination and evaluation. Matthew graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Geological Engineering and is a member in good standing with APEGA.

Brian Senio

Corporate Development/Government Relations

Bio Coming Soon

Dylan Sharun

Process Engineer

Dylan Sharun is a Professional Engineer with experience in thermal energy production. Prior to joining Eavor, Dylan gained broad experience across both surface and subsurface thermal operations at Cenovus Energy’s Christina Lake, Foster Creek, and Sunrise assets. This experience includes facilities process optimization, mechanical design & troubleshooting, well pad commissioning & start-up, and wellbore completion design & optimization. Dylan is passionate about thermohydraulic simulation and led production engineering simulation initiatives prior to leaving Cenovus. Dylan graduated with distinction from a combined degree program in both Mechanical Engineering and Economics from the University of Calgary.

Todd Stuebing

Principal Geoscientist

Todd Stuebing is an APEGA professional geophysicist with 28+ years of experience characterizing the subsurface through remote sensing techniques. He has held various positions applying innovation through technical skills to large and small organizations’ strategic leadership and growth. Mr. Stuebing has served as the geosciences group leader for the Canadian subsidiary of the Korean National Oil Company. Previously, he acted as a technical authority for Geophysics with Shell Canada Ltd and performed geophysical interpretation and exploitation with several small to mid-sized E&P and service companies, such as Petro-Canada Oil and Gas and Schlumberger. Todd holds a B.Sc. Geophysics Specialization from the University of Alberta is currently pursuing his MBA designation through the Australian Institute of Business. 

Grant Taylor

Software Developer

Grant attended Carleton University graduating with a degree in Political Science and Journalism. Driven by a passion for the outdoors Grant worked for 6 summers as a wildland firefighter in Northern Alberta. In 2020, Grant completed Lighthouse Labs Web Development Bootcamp and joined his first start up, Athennian, as a full stack software developer.

Ariel Torre

Drilling Engineer

Ariel Torre brings over twenty years of global experience in the upstream oil and gas service sector with focus on directional drilling and rig optimization. Mr. Torre has held various technical and leadership roles at major services companies with a successful track record of value addition. His passion lies with innovation and the pursuit of new technologies to push boundaries. His geographic experience includes South America, Middle East, and North America. Mr. Torre holds a maximum degree in engineering from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina.

Brandt Tracey

Drilling Engineer

Brandt Tracey is a seasoned drilling engineer with a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has made significant contributions to the field through his work in Canada, USA and the Middle East. Driven by a desire to broaden his horizons and tackle new challenges, Brandt expanded his career path to include geothermal projects with Eavor. Born with a passion for engineering and an innate curiosity for the complexities of the energy industry, Brandt has become a highly skilled professional in his field. His experience includes a variety of well types including subsurface storage caverns, carbon capture utilization and sequestration (CCUS), heavy oil (SAGD and CCS), high pressure/high temperature deep gas, and offshore horizontal multi-laterals. Brandt graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelors of Science in Oil and Gas Engineering.

Alex Vetsak

Drilling Specialist

Alex’s career in the energy industry began with a single well drilling operation, his intrepid dedication in various roles earned him the opportunity to advance his career growth to strategy and capital management for a multi-billion dollar energy company. Recipient of an M.Sc degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh, and a M.Sc degree in Computer Science from the Tomsk Polytechnic University, he continues to let his passion for the energy industry drive his work in emerging market opportunities, commercialization and innovative applications. In the last decade, he has facilitated corporate investments into new field development in Western Siberia and paved the way for drilling services into new markets in Western Canada.

Ian Weir

Software Developer

Ian is a Software Developer with over seven years of experience in the industry. Before joining Eavor Ian worked at Solium Capital which became Shareworks by Morgan Stanley in 2019 as well as the legal tech company Athennian. Ian brings a diverse technical background to the team and has a passion for learning and collaboration. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Calgary with the first two years of the degree completed at Mount Royal University.

Vlad Zatonski

Technology Development Engineer

Vlad Zatonski is a Professional Engineer, with 10+ years of experience in diverse upstream oil and gas roles including thermal, unconventional, offshore and new ventures Vlad is passionate about risk and uncertainty analysis, data analytics, and application of engineering principles to solve complex problems. Vlad’s geographic experience includes WCSB, Offshore East Coast Canada, GOM, South America, North Sea, Western Africa and the Mediterranean Vlad holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering with a Petroleum minor and a Master’s in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary. Vlad is registered as a P.Eng with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geologists of Alberta (APEGA) and holds a membership with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).