Our Team

Daniel J. O'Connor

Daniel J. O'Connor, P.Eng.

President and CEO

Mr. O'Connor has over 23 years of experience as a leader in Engineering of which 15 years were on EPC/CM projects in the Oil and Gas consulting industry and within that period 9 years were focused on Heavy Oil. Mr. O'Connor has acquired experience in heavy oil on in-situ production projects in Northern Alberta as well as projects in the Middle East / North Africa. Other acquired experience has provided him with a thorough knowledge of upstream oil and gas gathering facilities, gas treating, sulphur handling, NGL, LPG and fractionation from conceptualization to commissioning, as well as operations support. Mr. O'Connor has most recently participated in the review of new technologies and in development projects intended to bring new technologies from concept to commercialization in Heavy Oil and Conventional Oil and Gas applications. He is proficient in planning, design, and co-ordination with valuable skills in the discipline of project management and project engineering. Mr. O'Connor has excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable him to motivate a culturally diverse project team to a common goal.

Derek Heaven

Pawel Fronc, Mech. Eng

Senior Project Manager

Mr. Pawel Fronc is a Senior Project Engineer/Manager with over 28 years of experience, mainly in the Oil and Gas industry. Mr. Fronc graduated from the University of Mining and Metallurgy in Cracow, Poland, where he achieved a Master's of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He started his engineering career working in the mining industry in Poland for five years. After immigrating to Canada over 22 years ago Mr. Fronc worked in a variety of engineering and project management roles. The projects in general focused on engineering for in-situ oil sands development, facilities, pipelines and natural gas plants in Canada and abroad. Throughout his career he has been involved in several new technology development projects which resulted in approved applications for patents. His other areas of strength and knowledge include equipment design and manufacturing.