Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

James Ireland, P. Eng. (APEGA, APEGS) holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan (‘94) and has 20+ years diverse industry experience primarily in production, completions and exploitation. Prior to returning to the Canadian market in 2018, James spent 10 years internationally working in Yemen (Staff Production Engineer) and Albania (Production & Completions Manager). The international liability reduction and well abandonment experiences led him to his current role in Well Abandonment(s) with Canadian Natural. James currently lives in Canmore with his family and enjoys all the outdoor activities the area provides. Also; James likes beer…having attended Oktoberfest in Munich eight times with plans of hitting double digits.

James looks forward to his role with WIA to continue the momentum generated from the TRM released in 2019 and to progress the issues of the well integrity and closure industry.