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Wellsite Environmental Inc. Team
President / CEO
Rob is the President of Wellsite Environmental Inc. and has held this position since 2005. Rob has over 10 years of experience in the oil and gas sector and has worked in numerous roles within Wellsite; as well Rob has many years of management experience dealing in areas of operations, human resource management and accounting. As President of Wellsite Rob is responsible for the financial and strategic direction of the company as well as it future growth in the oil and gas service sector.
Rob has built Wellsite Environmental Inc. on the belief that top level customer service and strong technical field expertise will help it to become the industry leader in environmental and drilling waste services. He surrounds himself with top level management and field staff to ensure the clients are taken care of within the regulations that govern these services.
Rob is involved in multiple boards as well as spending his free time supporting his two children in their educational and sporting endeavors.
Rob obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University.
Kingsley Knust has over 15 years of environmental experience in the oil and gas industry primarily focused on drilling waste management in western Canada. After completing works in forestry, fisheries and wildlife Kingsley became involved in the oil and gas industry as a consultant specializing in all aspects or drilling waste disposal, ensuring regulatory compliance for several environmental service providers. Kingsley's technical background and years of experience in the field give him clear understanding of the importance of providing experienced, professional field technicians to ensure complete regulatory compliance while providing cost effective, efficient disposal options and top level customer service to our clients.
Kingsley has always believed that a service company in the oil and gas industry that is primarily field focused is only as strong as the field personnel it provides and therefore has retained experienced and knowledgeable senior field staff. With a strong foundation in the field and a dedicated, knowledgeable office staff Kingsley has put together a top level team to manage Wellsite Environmental’s clients’ needs.
Kingsley attained his diploma in Renewable Resource Management, Post Diploma Certificate in Environmental Science (Fish and Wildlife) and Bachelor of Applied Conservation Enforcement at Lethbridge College.
Director of Environmental Services
Jeff’s main role is to manage, coordinate and oversee all of the Pre-Disturbance and Reclamation Environmental Services at Wellsite Environmental Inc. Our Pre-Disturbance Assessments include but are not limited to Standard Pre-Disturbance Assessment (PDA), Detailed Environmental Overview (EO), wetland assessments, wildlife surveys, migratory bird nest sweeps and regulatory applications (i.e., Enhanced Approval Procedure (EAP), Environmental Field Review (EFR), Special Areas Environmental Reviews (ER) and Water Act and Code of Practice Applications). Jeff also oversees all of our reclamation services including Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA’s), Detailed Site Assessments (DSA’s) and Wellsite Reclamation Certificate Applications (WRCA’s).
Jeff has 20 years experience in the oil and gas and environmental sectors. He has experience as a Fisheries Biologist, Wildlife Biologist, Vegetation Management Operator and Oil and Gas Operator prior to his career in the environmental consulting industry where he has many years experience managing many large oil and gas drilling projects and pipeline projects. His range of experience in the consulting sector ranges from completion of a full range of biophysical assessments, regulatory applications, environmental inspection, drilling waste management and project planning. In addition to the directly related work experience Jeff also have work experience working on drilling rigs, in the construction and agriculture industries which helps to integrate his professional skills and experience into the projects we manage.
Jeff hold’s a degree in Environmental Science, diploma in Renewable Resource Management and a Fish and Wildlife Technology Certificate in addition to current safety training courses.