STEP Energy Services’ leadership team is comprised of coiled tubing experts and industry professionals.
Mr. Davis has served as chief executive officer and a director of the Company since its inception in March 2011, and was also appointed president in December 2013. Mr. Davis is a professional engineer with over 25 years of energy industry experience and is a co-founder of the Company. Previously, Mr. Davis held senior positions at Renaissance Energy Ltd. and Enerline Restorations Ltd. Mr. Davis was the president and chief executive officer of Flexpipe Systems Ltd. and most recently was the president and chief executive officer at Severo Energy Ltd. Mr. Davis serves as a board member with the Impact Society, previously holding the position as chairman of the board. Mr. Davis is currently the chairman of the board for CORE Linepipe. Mr.Davis graduated from the University of Alberta (1988) with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and is a certified director from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Mr. Glanville has served as chief operating officer of the Company since its inception in March 2011 and has been vice-president, operations since November 2013. Mr. Glanville is a co-founder of the Company and is a certified engineering technologist with over 20 years of oilfield experience. Mr. Glanville’s background includes 10 years with Schlumberger Limited working with the company’s North American oilfield services divisions, and seven years with Sanjel managing the Canadian coiled tubing and nitrogen business unit. Most recently, he spent two years with Calfrac Well Services Ltd. as manager of the Canadian coiled tubing division. Mr. Glanville is a former president of ICoTA Canada. Mr. Glanville received his diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1992.
Mr. Sprinkhuysen has served as vice-president, finance and chief financial officer of the Company since September 2011. Mr. Sprinkhuysen has over 20 years of oilfield and related industry experience. Prior to joining STEP, Mr. Sprinkhuysen was chief financial officer at Technicoil Corporation from 2008 to 2011. Previously, he held senior positions in various financial capacities at Enerflex Ltd. Mr. Sprinkhuysen received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University (1989) and a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Calgary (1991). Mr. Sprinkhuysen received his chartered accountant designation in 1995.
Mr. Johnson has served as vice-president, human resources since July 2013. Mr. Johnson’s 30 year energy industry career includes over 20 years of experience in human resources leadership roles with both domestic and international energy firms, including Mirant Canada Energy Marketing, Nexen and Primewest Energy Inc. Prior to joining STEP, Mr. Johnson led the human resources function at TAQA North as vice-president, human resources for over four years. Mr. Johnson graduated from the University of Calgary (1986) with a Bachelor of Commerce and holds a chartered professional in human resources designation from the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations.
Ms. McLeod-Hill has served as vice-president, finance since July 2015. Ms. McLeod-Hill is a chartered accountant with 25 years of financial and leadership experience, with a focus on oil and gas services for the past nine years. Prior to joining STEP, Ms. McLeod-Hill worked at Gasfrac Energy Services Inc. as the chief financial officer for two years. Previously, Ms. McLeod-Hill progressed into senior roles in both public and private companies including Telus Corporation, HSE Integrated Ltd. and DXP Canada Enterprises Ltd. Ms. McLeod-Hill graduated from the University of Calgary (1986) with a Bachelor of Commerce.
Mr. Epp is a co-founder of the Company and is the company’s vice-president, corporate engineering and new technology. Previously, Mr. Epp was the president of the Company from March 2011 until December 2013. Mr. Epp has over 19 years of oilfield experience. Prior to joining STEP, Mr. Epp worked at Sanjel as the coil tubing business line manager and engineering manager and at BJ Services Ltd. as a coiled tubing engineer, drilling division. Mr. Epp is the co-inventor of the patented “shockFrac” technology, a patent that was issued in 2011. Mr. Epp graduated from the University of Calgary (1998) with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Mr. Thompson joined STEP in April 2015 as vice-president, coiled tubing services – Canada. Since then he has been appointed to president of the company’s Canadian operations. Mr. Thompson has 20 years of North American oilfield experience. Prior to being named to his current position, Mr. Thompson began his career at STEP in June 2011 as operations manager and was promoted to director of operations in January 2014. Prior to joining STEP, Mr. Thompson worked for Technicoil Corporation from 2001-2011, where he held various operations roles, including senior field superintendent. Before entering the coiled tubing industry, Mr. Thompson was in the drilling sector with Layne Christensen Company and started out his oilfield career as a drilling roughneck.
Mr. Rainville joined STEP in July 2015 as vice-president, sales and marketing and since then has been appointed to vice-president, sales and engineering. Mr. Rainville has over 20 years’ experience in both the oilfield E&P and service sector, starting first in drilling and completions before moving to service and eventually into sales and marketing. Mr. Rainville is a certified engineering technologist, having spent 13 years working at Calfrac Well Services Ltd. in technical services, as account manager and as sales manager. Mr. Rainville received his diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (1989).
Mr. Burvill joined STEP in April 2015 as vice-president, fracturing services. Since then he has been appointed to president of the company’s US operations. Mr. Burvill has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas service industry. Prior to joining STEP, Mr. Burvill worked at Trican for 18 years, the last eight of which he was corporate service line manager, during which time he led Trican’s global fracturing and nitrogen services exclusively. Prior to that he managed Trican’s Central Alberta district that deployed coiled tubing, nitrogen, cementing, fracturing and acidizing services, and downhole tools.
Mr. Duhon joined STEP as vice-president, coiled tubing services – U.S. in May 2015. Mr. Duhon has over 18 years of experience in the coiled tubing industry. Prior to joining STEP, Mr. Duhon worked at Pioneer Energy Services Corp. as vice-president of coiled tubing operations from 2012 to May 2015, prior to which he participated in a coiled tubing start-up, Go Coil LLC, from 2008 to 2012.
As a part of the Tucker Energy Services acquisition, Mr. Persad will join STEP Energy Services in the new role of vice-president fracturing and cased-Hole wireline services. Mr. Persad joined the Tucker Group in Trinidad in 2000 where he spent the next 10 years in different key roles for their operations both in Trinidad and Internationally. In 2011, Mr. Persad joined the U.S. operations as the corporate technical manager and grew the business throughout the US and was promoted to the role of TES Inc. president in January 2017. Mr. Persad holds professional degrees in petroleum and mechanical engineering. He has extensive professional experience in drilling, completion and well intervention services.
We are the experts in applying fit-for-purpose coiled tubing, pumping and hydraulic fracturing technology to increase reservoir performance in well stimulation and intervention projects for clients operating in unconventional oil, gas, and liquids rich plays in North America.
At STEP Energy Services, we are proud of our unique corporate culture. It’s what sets us apart from the competition and has helped us quickly become one of the fastest growing service companies in the energy industry. We are focused on providing a level of client service that hasn’t been seen before.