The Team

Sidney A. Webb


~ 40 years experience in the oil and gas business in drilling management, production operations, asset and project management.

Former vice president of operations for a NYSE / TSE publicly traded company with a presence in four South American countries.

Have worked in multiple countries including onshore and offshore Canada, USA, North Sea, Middle East, South America, and West Africa.

Experience with projects in exploration, field development, and brownfield optimization that involved diverse cultures, environmental sensitivity, and adherence to a wide range of local regulation, indigenous relations, and ESG requirements.

Worked with major companies such as Shell and ExxonMobil and large independent companies such as Kerr McGee, Encana, Suncor and Nexen (CNOOC).

Professional Engineer for 30 years. BSc in Petroleum Engineering from University of Alberta and Masters Diploma in Asset Integrity Management from Robert Gordon University.

Jorge Ramirez

General Manager for Bordis Colombia

Over 14 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry in drilling and completion fluids operations.

Worked for the multinational company Schlumberger in multiple countries including Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and the USA developing projects for major Oil & Gas companies like Shell, Petrobras, OXY, and Ecopetrol both onshore and offshore, leading the implementation of new technologies to optimize drilling and completion.

Former operations manager for MI SWACO in Colombia with a deep understanding of the country’s operational requirements and unique geological conditions that lead him to receive industry recognition for digitalization and casing while drilling projects in Colombia.

Jorge is a Petroleum Engineer from the Universidad de America in Bogota, certified Six Sigma Back Belt focused in operational cost optimization and with additional studies including a Master in Business Administration and a Master in Science in Renewable Energy and Project management.

Paola Cantero

Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) Manager

Has a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering degree from Colombia Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia and a Post Graduate degree in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) from Colombia Univeridad.

Licensed internal auditor in Health, Safety and Environmental Management (QHSE) from Colombia SGS Academy providing a strong foundation in management system practices and regulatory and technical standards related to QHSE Management Systems.

Paola has worked in Colombia for Canacol Energy Ltd a Colombian based Canadian independent oil and gas company and Cenit who are 100% owned by the Colombian national oil company Ecopetrol. Cenit provides all hydrocarbon transportation, logistics, port and storage for Ecopetrol.

Niels Webb

Director, Operations/Business Development

Has over five years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry. 

Worked for numerous land-based drilling rig contractors perfomring operations for major oil companies (XTO, APA, etc.,) in Western Canada, Montana, Texas, and New Mexico. 

Experience as a Business Development Manager, leading sales growth in the Southern USA/Texas region for a Toronto based construction materials manufacturer specializing in high quality sound attenuation products from recycled rubber. 

Niels has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a Major in Finance from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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