Leah Davies – Director

Imperial Oil Leah is a past President of the WIA Society. She has a Petroleum Engineering Technology diploma from SAIT and a BSc in Physics from the U of C. Leah has been working in the well decommissioning space for over 20 years at various operating companies and started her Read more…

Jay Williams – Past President

Weatherford Canada Ltd. Jay Williams is a Past President and founding member of the Well Integrity and Abandonment Society (WIA). Jay has a Bachelor of Science with a specialty in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta. He began engineering career in the wireline sector, spending 20 years primarily in Read more…

James Ireland – Director

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 Read more…

Shawn Forster – Secretary

Husky Energy Shawn currently resides at Husky Energy as the manager of the Well Abandonment group specifically in well remediation. Prior to this position (also at Husky) he was part of the geoscience team for a thermal SAGD project. Trained in the black arts of Geology, Shawn graduated from the Read more…

Joel Nealon – Treasurer

Roke Technologies Joel is currently a Solutions Representative at Roke Technologies. His focus at Roke is on data analysis for wells with surface casing vent flow and gas migration issues. Prior to this Joel worked as a wireline supervisor in Canada and helped establish operational bases in Russia and Malaysia. Read more…

Shanna Nolan – Vice President

Shell Canada Shanna started her career in Oil and Gas in 2010 as a completions and well interventions engineer for Shell’s Heavy Oil assets in Northern AB. She has since supported various assets in Shell North & South America as both an engineer and a wellsite supervisor. Since 2017 she Read more…