Dwight Bulloch

  • 22 years of oilfield experience in servicing, drilling, and completions.
  • Extensive experience on high profile and/or critical sour operations
    • including sites with up to 93% H2S and surface pressures up to 100MPa
  • Initiated and managed the development of the Well Site Supervisor Competency Certificate program at Lakeland College
  • Developed the Thermal Completions Leadership Network to share ideas to improve completions and work-over performance across this segment of industry
  • Development and instruction of Enform Emergency Ignition Course
  • An authoring member of IRP #18 committee
    • Fire and Explosion Hazard Management
  • Crew chief of a Blowout Recovery team; capping blowouts on all types of wells within the WCSB including prolific sour gas wells
  • Abandonment of wells up to 70 years old including complex operations within urban boundaries and river ways
  • Completions Operations Manager at a major Canadian Operator for 6 years
  • Co-chair of the IRP #7 Commitee
  • Member of the CAODC Service Rig Executive Committee

Rob Graefer
VP Operations

  • 38 years of managing oil & gas risk
  • 32 years of direct well control experience
  • Leadership experience in operations, safety, and well control groups
  • Recognized leader in well control, with extensive international experience
    • Canada, Alaska, Middle East
  • Fires of Kuwait
    • Rob participated in the capping of 185 wells in extreme conditions
  • Key part of shift to working on wells while burning to mitigate toxic gas risk
  • Experienced in providing Blowout Contingency Planning for operators

Christien Venardos, CRSP
VP Operational Excellence Management Systems

  • 18 years of oilfield experience in safety management, well control, and blowout recovery.
  • Blowout Recovery team member
    • Capping difficult wells including a high risk, remote access sour gas release
  • Media/Crisis Communication for the Pembina Nisku Development program
    • Interaction and conducting interviews with national media outlets,
  • CAPP Planning and Proliferation Workshop
    • Panel presentation regarding Stakeholder Consultation programs
  • Industry Co-chair Pembina Sentinel Air Monitoring Society
    • Non-profit organization founded to manage the industry-funded air monitoring system in the Pembina area
  • Content author for the Lakeland College Well Site Supervisor Certificate program
  • Sinopec Canada/ Sinopec Emergency Response Exercise Project Supervisor

Ryan Doull
President,  Doull Site Assessments Ltd.

  • 15 year experience in the oil and gas industry in general and 11 years working directly with well integrity testing and monitoring
  • Worked with the AER the ERCB in the development of Directive 79 and Directive 20
  • Co-inventor of VentMeter™ and the processes used for vent flow identification and monitoring
  • Committee member for IRP #27

Richard Friesz
General Manager,  VentMeter™ Technologies Inc.

  • 7 years experience in the oil and gas industry working directly with well integrity testing and monitoring
  • 10 years working in the aviation industry performing roles in aviation EH&S and Quality Assurance
  • Is an established technical specialist in the field of well integrity testing