Corporate Office

Lara Ballantyne

Lara Ballantyne

Business Development Department, Analyst

Lara joined the Bow River Team in June 2015 after earning her Bachelor’s of Commerce degree from McGill University. She majored in finance and is currently pursuing Level II of her CFA designation. Prior to joining Bow River, Lara spent a summer working for Full Cycle Energy Investment Management and gained experience analyzing various upstream oil and gas companies. She assists the management team with analysis of potential growth opportunities for the company.

Linda Bugeja

Linda Bugeja

Finance Department, Operations Accountant

Linda has been with Bow River since 2014 and brings with her over 20 years of experience in operations accounting in the oil and gas industry. Linda is responsible for accounts payable, cheque runs, cash management, operated joint venture, Qbyte and Enerlink masterfile maintenance. She is critical to the day to day functioning of the financial accounting group.

Linda Craig

Linda Craig

Land Department, Mineral Land Contracts Analyst

Linda has been with the Bow River team since the company’s inception in 2014 and brings with her extensive experience in all components of land administration – surface, mineral, contracts, A&D, and wells. She is responsible for all mineral and contract land information and works with the rest of the Land Team to ensure the company’s land holdings are accurate and maintained.

Kellie D'Hondt

Kellie D'Hondt

Land Department, Director

Kellie is a member of Bow River’s management team and is responsible for leading the land department. Kellie is a professional landman with more than 15 years of industry experience in land negotiations, business development, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and leadership roles. Prior to Bow River, Kellie was a Co-Founder and Vice President, Land & Business Development of Toro Oil & Gas Ltd., a TSX-V listed company. Prior to Toro, Kellie held various roles at Crescent Point Energy Corporation, including Team Lead Business Development (US), Investor Relations and Senior Land Negotiator. She has held negotiating roles at CNRL, Bonavista Energy Trust and Starpoint Energy Trust. Ms. D’Hondt is a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) and the Petroleum Acquisitions and Divestiture Association (PADA). She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Calgary.

Vindy Grewal

Vindy Grewal

Office Manager & Human Resources Coordinator

Vindy has been with Bow River since May of 2014 and possess a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources from Mount Royal University. Vindy is responsible for a multitude of tasks on a daily basis that relate to the functionality of the office and all things Human Resource related. She comes with more than 6 years of experience in similar roles to Bow River and has an acute understanding of various workplace cultures.

Vivi Ann Hall, CPA, CA

Vivi Ann Hall, CPA, CA

Finance Department, Controller

Vivi Ann joined the Bow River team in April 2017. She is a CPA, CA with over 20 years of experience in financial and operations accounting primarily in the upstream oil and gas industry. Prior to Bow River, she was Assistant Controller at EOG Resources Canada for 12 years. She is responsible for all accounting including internal and external reporting.

Warren Lay

Warren Lay

Finance Department, Financial/Operations Accountant

Warren joined the Bow River team July 2017 and is responsible for assisting the Controller with monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, as well as operations accounting tasks. Warren is a CMA, CPA with 6 years of financial and operations accounting experience. Warren is currently pursuing his CBV designation to gain a more thorough understanding of and knowledge on the analysis and valuation of companies.

Jenny Ly

Jenny Ly

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Jenny joined Bow River team in July 2017. She brings over 14 years of customer relations, leadership, multi-tasking skills and positive outlook to assist the Calgary office with a range of administrative duties such as processing incoming invoices, website management, daily mail and various other tasks that devlelop from the team. Her Petroleum Land Administrative Certificate from SAIT has also been an asset to expanding her the understanding of the Oil & Gas Business.

Val Pinard

Val Pinard

Finance Department, Senior Production Accountant

Val has been the Production Accountant for the Provost area since July 2017. She is very knowledgeable about the Provost Gas Plant and its surrounding areas, having done the accounting for these areas since January 2015. She has over 10 years of experience in the industry and has done the production accounting for various properties and gas plants in both upstream and midstream accounting departments. Val is an active member of CAPPA and is heavily involved in numerous CAPPA committees.

Angie Stastook

Angie Stastook

Engineering Department, Production Engineer

Angie Stastook Is a Production Engineer with over 12 years of experience in the energy industry and is responsible for all of Bow River Energy’s properties. Angie’s expertise includes production optimization, regulatory competency, project management, technical well design knowledge, horizontal drilling and completions, and operating cost reduction. She has worked with large and small private E&P companies with experience in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Angie holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Liz Tanouye

Liz Tanouye

Finance Department, Production Accountant

Liz has been with Bow River since February of 2014 and is responsible for the company’s production accounting. She adds over 30 years of experience in the industry to this department of Bow River Energy Ltd.

Kelsey Walton

Kelsey Walton

Land Department, Surface Land Administrator

Kelsey is the Surface Land Administrator for Bow River and brings with her 14 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Bow River, Kelsey was the Surface Land Coordinator at Questfire Energy Corp. and has also held surface land administration positions at Trident Exploration and Landsolutions LP. Kelsey possesses a Land Administration Certificate from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and is a member of Canadian Association of Petroleum Land Administration.

Josh Woodlock

Josh Woodlock

Exploration Department, Geologist

Josh has been a geologist with Bow River for one year but possesses more than 5 years of experience analyzing similar formations to those studied by Bow River during his time at Encana Corporation. It was here that he became very familiar with coal bed methane and the Mannville Group, as well as with Paleozoic exploration. Josh possesses a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology from the University of Calgary.

Field Staff

Rick Deleff

Rick Deleff

Senior Production Superintendent

Rick oversees production for all Bow River field operations and has worked with these assets for a number of years. He is a natural team leader and is continually working to ensure that all operational decisions are made with an economical focus. However, safety is his top priority and he always works to ensure that this is never comprised at any cost.

Brad Paulgaard

Brad Paulgaard

West Central Saskatchewan, Foreman

Brad is the Area Foreman for Bow River’s Amisk and West Central Saskatchewan properties, for which he possesses over 10 years of experience. His expertise lies with resolving various well issues, whether they be downhole or surface equipment problems. Brad is passionate about the oil and gas sector and enjoys learning about all aspects of the business.

Brian Stoebich

Brian Stoebich

North West Saskatchewan, Foreman

Brian Stoeich is the Forman for NWSK shallow gas properties. He has worked in the industry for 23 years in various roles. Brian strive on optimizing low producing gas wells and facilities, in a safe and environmental environment.

Lee Cooke

Lee Cooke

Provost Gas Plant Area, Lead Operator

Lee is the Lead Operator for Bow Rivers Provost Sour Gas Plant and gathering system. Lee has been directly involved in the operations and maintenance of these systems for 23 years, and has worked in the oil and gas industry for 34 years. His expertise lies in Process Facilities operation, maintenance and optimization. Lee is very dedicated to supplying a well maintained, smooth running facility to attract new customers as an alternative to Flaring.

Ken Siefert

Ken Siefert

West Central Saskatchewan, Lead Operator

Ken Siefert has over 23 years of operating experience, bringing 14 years as a lead operator to the Bow River team. As a lead operator, he is responsible for maintaining all aspects of operations in the WCSK, Fleeing Horse, and Red Lion properties. Ken’s main focus is on safe operations and optimizing production. Outside of wok, Ken enjoy spending time with family, camping, and travelling.

Stacey Swanson

Stacey Swanson

Provost Area, Lead Operator

Stacy joined Bow River team in 2014 bringing over 20 years if oilfrield industry experience. He is familiar with both field operations and production chemicals.

Jeff Bourque

Jeff Bourque

Dolcy Area, Operator

Jeff is an operator as at our Dolcy facility. He brings 6 years of operating experience to the team. Jeff enjoys expanding his knowledge in the oil and gas sector and with his mechanically inclined assets; he ensures smooth functions in our facility.

Sheldon Currie

Sheldon Currie

North West Saskatchewan, Field Operator

Shelfdon Currie is our field operator in the Beacon/Pierceland area and joined our team in 2016. Sheldon brings over 20 years of oildfield experience and specifically 10 years in gas operations. He is highly mechanical and utilize his problem solving skills while overseeing well and compressor optimization to ensure maximum run time.

Doug Dambrosky

Doug Dambrosky

Red Lion Area, Operator

Doug brings 20+ years of oilfield experience to the team. He works mainly at the Red Lion facility, managing our oil assets. Doug has been part of the operation of these oil assets for over 15 years.

Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey

Fleeing Horse Area, Operator

Jack Dempsey is an operator at Fleeing Horse Facility and joined Bow River Team in 2017.

Lynden Dempsey

Lynden Dempsey

Black Creek Area, Operator

Lynden Dempsey has over 14 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry. In the last 10 years, he has been operating at Black Creek where he is kept busy training new operators, handling day to day operations, line abandonments, rig work, turnarounds, as well as troubleshooting/solving non-routine production. Prior to working at the Black Creek facility, he worked on flushby, crew truck and batch trucks.

Cam Dewald

Cam Dewald

Dolcy Area, Operator

Cam has enjoyed his career in the oil patch for over 15 years and recently joined Bow River in July 2017. However, Cam has worked as an Operator at Dolcy for 11 years where he was a field operator for 5 years and a Senior Operator for 6 years.

Cole Flad

Cole Flad

Dolcy Area, Operator

Cole is a field operator at our Dolcy facility. He has 2 year of experience in the oil and gas industry. Cole is passionate about the oil and gas industry and enjoys learning different aspect of the operation on a daily basis.

Brian Forsyth

Brian Forsyth

North West Saskatchewan, Contract Operator

Brian is a contract operator with Bow River and works mainly with the Bronson fields. Specifically, he has worked with the North Bronson assets for close to 15 years. He brings excellent mechanical skills to the Bow River team.

Jeff Gallinger

Jeff Gallinger

West Central Saskatchewan & Fleeing Horse, Operator

Jeff has over 10 years of oilfield operating experience and has recently returned to working in the Fleeing Horse facility after working at the West Central Saskatchewan field for 4 years. Outside of work, he enjoys playing guitar, hunting, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Curtis Gette

Curtis Gette

West Central Saskatchewan Oil Area, Contract Operator

Curtis works in the west central Saskatchewan area, mainly with the oil assets in Hallam. He has worked with these assets for about 3 years but is looking forward to gaining addition field experience with the Bow River team.

Glen Grant

Glen Grant

North West Saskatchewan, Operator

Glen has worked with the South Bronson assets in the Fort Pitt gas area since 1997. He is familiar with their production profile and is currently very engaged in ensuring that production can be stabilized. Glen holds a diploma in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan.

Aaron Gramlich

Aaron Gramlich

Amisk Area, Operator

Aaron is a Field Operator at the Bow River Amisk facility. He has 15 years of experience operating high volume lift fields and facilities. He enjoys the challenge of optimizing production and costs associated with it. Aaron values Bow River working closely with neighbouring corporations and the community to ensure a positive company image.

Janice Heffner

Janice Heffner

Provost & West Central Saskatchewan, Field Administrator

Janice brings over 25 years of experience to Bow River Energy. She works part-time providing administrative duties for the Provost and West Central Saskatchewan locations.

Terry Hofer

Terry Hofer

North West Saskatchewan, Operator

Terry works primarily with the Primrose assets and brings over 18 years of experience in the field to the Bow River team. He excels at ensuring that equipment and operations run more efficiently, safely, and cost effectively.

Jason Hoff

Jason Hoff

Dolcy Area, Operator

Jason has over 9 years of experience in working in Dolcy field. As he continues to maintain Bow River’s assets, Jason is looking forward to deepening his experience and knowledge.

Greg Ibach

Greg Ibach

Provost Gas plant, Operator

In June 2017, Greg joined the Bow River team. Greg has been an operator at the Provost Gas Plant for 5 years and 9 years of aditional operating experience. Greg also brings a variety of experience from previous employment in the agronomy field. As a result, Greg has developed strong trouble shooting skills with an extensive knowledge base to help his everyday operations.

David Johnson

David Johnson

Amisk Area, Contract Operator

David possesses more than 8 years of experience working with the Amisk oil assets in western Saskatchewan. He excited to continue growing his experience in the field with the Bow River team.

Justin Johnstone

Justin Johnstone

Provost Gas Plant, Operator

Justin has been with Bow River since June 2017 bringing over 8 years of oil and gas experience within the Provost area. He has been an operator at the Provost gas plant for over 5 years and is excited to continue growing his experience with Bow River team.

Dave Lacoursiere

Dave Lacoursiere

North West Saskatchewan, Contract Operator

Dave is new to the Bow River team and works closely with the Primrose assets in the Pierceland gas area. He excels at saving costs and ensuring efficient operational organization. He is excited to learn and grow with the Bow River team.

Cody Landmark

Cody Landmark

Red Lion Area, Contract Operator

Cody is a contract operator at the Red Lion field, he has 24 years of oilfield experience with 20 years of that at the Red Lion Field and adjacent fields. As a contract operator, Cody is responsible for gathering and recording daily production information as well as maintaining oil and gas wells and a processing facility.

Kirk Landmark

Kirk Landmark

Black Creek Area, Operator

Kirk is an operator at our Black Creek facility and joined Bow River team in June 2017.

Tyler Larson

Tyler Larson

Red Lion Area, Operator

Tyler is an operator at the Red Lion field, he has 14 years of oil field experience including maintenance, operating and maintenance planning. Tyler began working at the Red Lion field after it was acquired by Bow River Energy in June of 2017. His role as operator consists of gathering and recording daily production information, maintaining oil and gas wells and a processing facility.

Shawn Meyhew

Shawn Meyhew

North West Saskatchewan, Contract Operator

Shawn Meyhew is an contract operator for Bow River specifically in the Bronson North area of North West Saskatchewan.

Calvin Melin

Calvin Melin

Black Creek Area, Operator

Calvin performs daily operations at Black Creek Battery facility with regards to the plant and field since 2012. Prior to working at Black Creek facility, Calvin operated single wells in Lloydminster for 2 years with Emerge Oil and Gas, and moved within the company to electrical with techmation.

Brandon Penman

Brandon Penman

Amisk Area, Operator

Brandon is an operator at Amisk oil battery where he maintains his daily tasks. He is responsible for changing out charts, monitoring fluid levels on wells and vessels, diagnosing well problems and organizing work crews to work safe.

Steven Prokopetz

Steven Prokopetz

Fleeing Horse Area, Operator

Steve has work as an operator at the Fleeing Horse facility for 12 years. He takes pride in running the facility in safe, clean, and as efficiently as possible. Greg brings knowledgeable understanding of the process to Bow River. He also enjoys troubleshooting and as always correcting any occurrences as safe, quick and cost efficient.

Kevin Salzl

Kevin Salzl

North West Saskatchewan, Operator

Kevin Salzl joined Bow River team in June 2017 as an operator in the Fort Pitt and Bronson South area of North West Saskatchewan.

Todd Simard

Todd Simard

Senior Safety Advisor

Todd is the Safety Advisor for Bow River Energy. He is responsible for maintaining the safety program, completing related investigations, advising on regulatory matters and providing support on environmental matters. His back ground is in safety, regulatory and operations where he has 25 years experience. Todd is committed to maintaining a safe compliant work place for all workers on Bow River sites.

Dustin Small

Dustin Small

Amisk Area, Contract Operator

Dustin works as an operator in our Amisk facility. Dustin possess 23 years of oilfield experience where work in operations for 16 years and 6 years implementing regulatory, safety and training program.

Laura Usher

Laura Usher

Northwest Saskatchewan, Field Administrator

Laura brings over 25 years of experience in the Pierceland office to Bow River. She covers the administrative work for all field areas of Bow River operations by utilizing her organizational strengths to ensure everything gets done.

Nancy Veller

Nancy Veller

Provost & West Central Saskatchewan, Field Administrator

Nancy brings over 15 years of experience to Bow River. She works part-time to cover the administrative duties for the Provost & West Central Sask locations.

Mike Volk

Mike Volk

West Central Saskatchewan, Contract Operator

Mike has over 8 years of experience working with the Saskatchewan assets. He also brings a knack for computer troubleshooting to the Bow River team. He thrives at ensuring that the equipment he operates experiences as little downtime as possible.

Trevor Walters

Trevor Walters

Provost Gas Plant, Operator

Trevor has been an operator at the Gas Plant for the past 5 years, and joined Bow River team in June 2017. He enjoys developing new ways to run the plant efficiently and is not afraid to getting his hand dirty maintaining equipment.