Technical Energy Solutions
Technical Energy Solutions (TES), a division of Waterford Energy Services Inc., provides industrial solutions to solve process and pipeline challenges in various markets including oil & gas, mining, power, and LNG sectors. Services are provided for full life of asset from pre-commissioning, through commissioning, operational, and decommissioning stages.
Steve is a professional engineer with over 17 years industry experience in both the onshore and offshore sectors. This experience has covered a wide range of industries including oil and gas, refinery and petrochemical, LNG, mining, and power generation. During this time, Steve has been involved with projects covering full life-of-asset ranging from precommissioning through commissioning, operational, and decommissioning phases.
Steve is a graduate of Dalhousie University and a member of Engineers Nova Scotia. Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Incorporated (WESI), Steve worked with Schlumberger, BJ Services, and Baker Hughes a GE company.
Steve is the area manager of the Technical Energy Solutions team. In this role, Steve directs a talented and enthusiastic group of experienced individuals. Steve is responsible for client relations. As such, he is your first point of contact to find a technical solution for your project-specific challenge.
Blair MacDougall is the founder and Director of Waterford Energy Services Incorporated. Blair obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis Xavier University in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Blair spent the first chapter of his career serving as an engineer and project manager for several large offshore oil and gas producers.
His time as an engineer provided Blair experience in a range of international offshore drilling projects and allowed him to travel and work in countries such as Angola, Equatorial Guinea, the UK, China, India, Ghana and the United States.
In 2003, Blair founded Waterford Energy Services Inc., which remains his business focus to this day. As the Director and Senior Consultant for WESI, Blair oversees an expanding network of engineers and other knowledge experts as they assist an array of international-based energy companies.
Paul is a Professional Engineer, with over 10 years of experience in the onshore and offshore energy industry. During this time, Paul has developed in-depth engineering and project management experience in pre-commissioning, de-commissioning, chemical cleaning, oil flushing and controlled bolting.
Paul is a graduate of Dalhousie University and a member of Engineers Nova Scotia. Paul also holds a degree certificate in Project Management from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Incorporated (WESI), Paul worked with Weatherford, BJ Services, and Baker Hughes a GE company.
Paul is the operations manager of the Technical Energy Solutions team. Paul is responsible for overseeing the extraordinary field staff and providing, safe, environmentally-conscious, and high-quality field operations. Paul is driven to find the smartest solution to your energy problems and truly believes there’s a technical energy solution for you.
Craig has been directly immersed in the energy industry since 1998. His career in the industry began in waste management and remediation services. He has since spent the last 15 years providing industry leading services in pre-commissioning, de-commissioning, and maintenance projects throughout Canada and the USA. Craig has specialized experience in offshore services including subsea intervention, fluid pumping, nitrogen services, and chemical cleaning.
Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Incorporated (WESI), Craig held roles with Crosbie Industrial Services, BJ Services, and Baker Hughes a GE Company. In these companies, Craig’s commitment and exemplary performance propelled him from field operations to a leadership role as Operations Coordinator.
Craig is the Operations Coordinator for Technical Energy Solutions. He consistently applies his 20 years of industry experience to ensure his team has the tools and skills for flawless service execution. Clients know they can rely on Craig to provide integrity, quality, and safety in all projects he is involved with.
Peter Ruth P. Eng
Peter is a Professional Engineer with over 5 years of experience in the onshore and offshore energy industry. Peter also has extensive experience in the construction industry with a specialization in piping systems. Peter has developed in-depth engineering and project management experience in pre-commissioning, de-commissioning, chemical cleaning, oil flushing and controlled bolting.
Peter is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) and a registered member of Professional Engineers and Geoscience Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL). Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Incorporated (WESI), Peter worked with GJ Cahill, and Baker Hughes a GE company.
Peter is a Project Engineer with the Technical Energy Solutions team. Peter is responsible for project planning including detailed analysis and design as well as safe work procedure development to ensure safe and efficient field execution of projects. As a member of the operations team, Peter also provides front-line project management leadership. Peter is a highly motivated individual who has developed skills that allow him to optimally balance workplace efficiency while maintaining focus on QHSE.
Jason is a Project Coordinator with Technical Energy Solutions and has over 12 years’ experience in the onshore and offshore energy sectors. During this time, Jason has provided front line supervisor leadership on projects covering pre-commissioning, maintenance, turnaround, de-commissioning asset lifecycle stages.
Jason holds a Diploma in Business Management Accounting from the College of the North Atlantic. Jason began his working career in upstream oil and gas on land-based drilling rigs. Since then, Jason has progressed his career and broadened his perspective into the offshore arena and throughout the energy supply chain including upstream, midstream, and downstream.
Jason has specialized training and experience in subsea intervention, testing services, nitrogen services, controlled bolting, oil flushing, and chemical cleaning. Jason regularly participates in procedural reviews as well as hazard identification and risk assessments. Jason is a professional with keen attention to detail and thirst for excellence.
Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Incorporated (WESI), Jason worked with Wedgwood Insurance Ltd, Precision Drilling, BJ Services and Baker Hughes Process and Pipeline Services.
Dan is a Management Accountant, with 30 years of experience in the accounting and management field working with various entities and in a variety of industry sectors. Dan has also spent time working in Public Accounting, as well as sales, implementation project management, and support of large ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems. Dan is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University with a BBA in Accounting.
Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Incorporated (WESI), Dan worked with Transcontinental Media, Cincom Systems, Magellan Aerospace, Michelin Tire Canada among others. He has also runs his own Bookkeeping/Accounting/Tax Services business.
Dan is the Corporate Controller for the Technical Energy Solutions team.
Marie is an administrative professional with over 15 years’ experience. She has worked with Waterford Energy Services Incorporated for more than 8 years in a variety of roles. Her focus is now accounts payable and accounts receivable. Other responsibilities include payroll, invoicing, monitoring cash flow, and document control.
Marie has a diploma in Accounting and Advanced Computer Applications from EasternCollege. Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Inc. Marie worked for with a documentary film company and a business center.
Jennifer is an administrative professional with over 20 years of experience. She has worked with Waterford Energy Services Incorporated since 2013 as the Operations and Quality Assurance Coordinator responsible for the St. John’s, NL office. Her primary focus is to support WESI operations. Other responsibilities include human resources management and monitoring the quality and HSE management systems. Prior to joining Waterford Energy Services Inc. Jennifer worked with a local mining company and has several years of experience in administration, sales and retail.