RYAN GUSNOWSKI: GENERAL MANAGER
Starting in the oil and gas industry in 1996 as a Gas Well Operator, he then transferred over to the service rigs starting as a floorhand, working every position right up to GM. Through the years, Ryan has been in many management and leadership roles and has excellent problem-solving capabilities enabling him to calmly work through any situation. “I pride myself in safe and efficient methods of getting every job finished successfully.” Ryan is a proud family man, married with 3 children.
DAVE DOWKER: OPERATIONS MANAGER
Dave began his oilfield career working on big bed sows - rig moving trucks. He moved rigs for several years before shifting gears and transferring over to the service rigs starting as a floorhand, working every position right up to Field Supervisor. Growing up on the rigs, he even found a wife who agreed to marry him on a service rig, which they did in 2009! Dave is happily married with 5 children.
ELVIS FIFIELD: ROD RIG DIVISION MANAGER
Elvis joined Team Denarii in June 2017. He is a 3rd generation oil patch man with 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. He’s moved drilling rigs, worked service rigs, and was the first to bring in flushby rigs to Northern Alberta and B.C. He took his leadership skills and knowledge to the next level in September 2001 and started his own rod rig company running steadily for 16 years. Elvis excels in creative problem solving (his childhood nickname was MacGyver) and providing a safe environment for everyone. He spends his time relaxing with his lovely fiancé Alisha, their three beautiful daughters and handsome little boy (lil E).
RICHARD WAGNER: NITROGEN DIVISION MANAGER
Richard became part of Team Denarii in August 2017 as the Manager of our Nitrogen Division. He brings with him 15 years of experience in Coil, including 1 year deep hole, and 4 years N2. Richard is easy going, good under pressure, and skilled at training the next best team player. He loves spending time with his kids, reading, and is a huge Oiler’s fan (“my son’s middle name is Conor”).
DOUG "BATMAN" SANDERS: MANAGER REGULATORY & HSE
Doug joined the Denarii Team in April of 2017 as Manager Regulatory & HSE. He comes to us with 18+ years of experience at the ERCB/AEUB, 2 years with Flare Management Systems as VP Operations and President, and 4 Years as Regulatory Manager with Trident Exploration. He is seriously passionate about our company and will do whatever he can to bring success to the company while mitigating risk at all levels (“Cause I’m Batman”) While not saving the world from disaster, Doug enjoys playing Poker (several money finished in the World Series of Poker held annually in Las Vegas), photography (published a few times), aerial drone videography /photography, target shooting, golf, camping, and fly-fishing. He is happily married to Natalie going on 18 Years (in Feb) and they have 1 daughter (Claire).