Trican’s corporate headquarters are located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada where
strategic and organisational leadership is provided by the corporation’s executive
management team. International operations are supported at the local business unit
level by in-country leaders.
Murray L. Cobbe
Mr. Cobbe has been a director of Trican since September 20, 1996 and Chairman since
January 1, 2012. From August 1, 2009 until December 31, 2011, he served as Executive
Chairman. Prior to that date, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Trican,
positions that he held since September 1996. Mr. Cobbe has been in the well services
business since 1974 and has overseen operations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East
and the United States. Mr. Cobbe graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute of
Technology in 1970 with a Diploma in Petroleum Engineering (Reservoir). In addition,
Mr. Cobbe is past Director and Chairman of the Petroleum Services Association of
Canada (“PSAC”) (the national association of Canadian oilfield service, supply and
manufacturing companies). Mr. Cobbe currently serves as a director of Pason Systems
Inc. (a leading provider of instrumentation systems to land-based and offshore drilling
rigs worldwide), Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (an exploration and production company),
and is lead director of Secure Energy Services Ltd. (a publicly traded energy services
Dale M. Dusterhoft
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Dusterhoft joined Trican at its inception in 1996 and is Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Dusterhoft was the Senior Vice President of Technical
Services. Before joining Trican, Mr. Dusterhoft worked for 12 years with a major
Canadian pressure pumping company where he held management positions in Operations,
Sales and Engineering. Mr. Dusterhoft graduated from the University of Calgary in
1984 with a degree in Chemical Engineering.
Donald R. Luft
President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Luft is President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of Trican, and
has been with the company since August 1996. Mr. Luft’s previous position
with Trican was as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and a director
of the company. Prior to that Mr. Luft was a consultant with the company during
the transition from a private company to the present public company from August
1996 to December 1996. Mr. Luft was previously employed by Nowsco for approximately
23 years. He went on to work in all of its specialized service areas both locally
and internationally. Management experience included at various times, Base Management,
Manager of the coil tubing business line for Canada, Assistant Operations Manager
for Canada, and the Corporate Manager for the global development of Nowsco’s
coil tubing drilling.
David R. Jones
Vice President, EAME & CIS and Business Development
Mr. Jones is Trican’s Vice President, EAME & CIS and Business Development, responsible
for overall operations and growth in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Commonwealth
of Independent States. Mr. Jones joined the Company in July of 2002, with the responsibility
for direction and growth of Trican’s Industrial and Pipeline service line. Mr. Jones
later accepted the position of Vice President, Business Development, and was instrumental
in Trican’s expansion into the Middle East and Latin America. Prior to joining Trican,
Mr. Jones was a senior manager for a major oil and gas technology supplier, responsible
for business development internationally. Mr. Jones has 25 years industry experience
and is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan.
Michael A. Baldwin
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Baldwin initially joined Trican in October 1997 as Controller, and subsequently
held the positions of Manager, Finance and Treasurer. Mr. Baldwin re-joined Trican
in November 2008 as Vice President Finance and CFO. Prior to re-joining Trican,
Mr. Baldwin was employed as the Chief Financial Officer of Pure Energy Services
Ltd. from June 2005 until October 2008. Before joining Trican initially, Mr. Baldwin
had been employed by a major accounting firm since 1994. Mr. Baldwin has a Bachelor
of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta,
and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.
Bonita M. Croft
Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Ms. Croft joined Trican in 2005 as General Counsel. She was appointed Corporate
Secretary in 2007 and Vice President Legal in 2008. Prior to joining Trican, Ms.
Croft served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary with Tesco Corporation,
as Legal Counsel with Talisman Energy Inc., and in private practice with McCarthy
Tétrault both in Toronto and Calgary. Ms. Croft received her LL.B from Dalhousie
Law School in 1990 and a Bachelor of Arts (First Class with Distinction) in Economics
from Mount Allison University in 1987. Ms. Croft serves on the National Executive
Committee of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, the board of directors
of the Inhouse Counsel Network and the Risk Management Committee of the Canadian
Breast Cancer Foundation, Prairies/NWT Region. She is a member of the Alberta General
Counsel Association and the Canadian Bar Association.
Steve J. Redmond
Vice President, Quality, Health, Safety and Environment
Mr. Redmond is Vice President, Quality, Health, Safety and Environment and has been
with the company since July 1999. Mr. Redmond brings more than 30 years of experience
in operations, HS&E and HR in Canada, USA, Russia, the Middle East and Southeast
Asia. Previous roles within Trican include Manager, HS&E and General Manager,
Human Resources and HS&E. For 20 years prior to joining Trican, Mr. Redmond
held several operational and management positions in various service lines as well
as Health, Safety, Environment and Training with Fracmaster and Nowsco.
David J. Girard
Vice President, Human Resources
Mr. Girard joined Trican in June of 2012 as Vice President, Human Resources. Mr.
Girard has over 23 years of Human Resources experience and has held various management
positions in both the Forest Industry and the Oil and Gas Industry. Prior to joining
Trican, Mr. Girard worked for 11 years at Nexen Inc. where he held progressively
responsible positions, the most recent being Vice President, Human Resources – Canada.
Mr. Girard is a graduate of Athabasca University, where he obtained his Bachelor
of Administration. He is also a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology
James J. Venditto
Vice President, Technical Services
Mr. Venditto joined Trican as Vice President, Technical Services in July 2011. Mr.
Venditto has close to 40 years of industry experience, most recently with Anadarko
Petroleum where he held the position of Project Production Engineering Advisor.
He has held numerous technical positions with Shell Oil Company in the Netherlands
and in Houston, and worked with a major service provider as an advisor on stimulation
technology. Upon graduating with a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University
of Oklahoma in 1973, Mr. Venditto joined another major service provider and led
a career that spanned 31 years and included positions in operations, engineering
and management, as well as in an advisory capacity. He also spent five years in
Research and Development as an advisor to the VP of Research for this company. Mr.
Venditto began his career in the United States, and has worked in numerous international
markets since 1988.
David J. Browne
Vice President, Communication and Marketing
Mr. Browne, Trican’s Vice President, Marketing, has been with the Company
since 1997. Prior to leading the global marketing function, Mr. Browne held the
position of Corporate Director of Technology, where he was responsible for the continued
advancement and promotion of technology throughout all of Trican’s geographic
regions. Previously with Trican, Mr. Browne held the position of Technical Manager,
Fracturing, and has the distinction of being the Company’s first Fracturing Engineer.
He was also Fracturing Team Lead with Nowsco, and began his career with Norcen Energy,
gaining experience in reservoir engineering and completions. Mr. Browne is a graduate
of Montana Tech, obtaining a B.Sc. in petroleum engineering, as well as a graduate
from SAIT. He holds memberships in APEGGA, SPE International and CADE.
Vice President, Canadian Geographic Region
Mr. Cox is Vice President, Canadian Geographic Region, where he oversees all aspects
of management and operations within Trican Canada. Mr. Cox has been with Trican
since 2000, previously holding the positions of General Manager, Canadian Geographic
Region, Manager of Technical Services, Product Development Manager, and Coiled Tubing
Specialist. Prior to joining Trican, Mr. Cox worked with the Alberta Provincial
Government in various reservoir engineering, production engineering, and management
roles. His history also includes working with Canadian Fracmaster in underbalanced
directional drilling with coiled tubing, and Husky Oil, as a drilling engineer.
Rob is a graduate of the University of Calgary in Mechanical Engineering.
President, Trican Well Service, LP
Mr. Price joined Trican in 2010 and is currently President of Trican’s US Geographic
Region. Prior to joining Trican, Mr. Price spent more than 32 years with a major
pressure pumping service company, where he served in various roles. He started his
oil and gas career in Canada working in operations and in sales, before transferring
to Houston, Texas, where he held a variety of management positions including VP
of Division Sales and VP of Global Sales and Marketing. He has worked in many service
lines including stimulation, cementing, coiled tubing, and many other oilfield related
General Director, LLC Trican Well Service
Dan Doll is the General Director of Trican Well Service in Russia. Mr. Doll joined
Trican as Executive Director, Operations in 2011, and is now responsible for Trican’s
overall operations in Russia.
Mr. Doll is a professional engineer with 20 years experience in the pressure pumping
industry. He began his career as a field engineer, working offshore in the Gulf
of Mexico in 1991. Since then, he has held various operational, technical and marketing
positions and has a strong technical and operational background in cementing, fracturing,
sand control and coiled tubing.
In additional to his operational experience, Mr. Doll has a strong background in
international business, having worked in the United States, Equatorial Guinea, Kazakhstan,
Nigeria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Russia.