Gunnar was founded in 2019 by Clinton Moss, industry-recognized inventor and technology pioneer dedicated to solving complex problems that stand in the way of progressing a balanced and sustainable energy transition.
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Through the deployment of the most accurate and reliable suite of magnetic ranging technology available (proprietary to Gunnar Energy Services), the company has assembled a team of the best and most proven hands and minds in wellbore positioning.
Our team has decades of proven experience in all magnetic ranging applications, relief well planning, well intervention, engineering, pressure control and environmental services. Collectively, we have successfully led and enabled customers through traditional to highly complex well intervention and re-entry projects around the world.
Gunnar Energy Services is a new name in the industry, but our people are seasoned professionals.
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As an independent operator, we’ve worked alongside most of the major and independent service providers, offering a unique position to share an unbiased perspective on operational execution and perform in the best interest of the customer.
You can trust that we’re all on the same team – yours.
Gunnar has assembled a team of the best and most proven hands and minds in wellbore positioning.
An industry leader with 20 years’ combined experience as a leader in magnetic ranging, relief well and plug and abandonment operations worldwide. Before launching Gunnar Energy Services, Clinton worked with Halliburton and Wild Well Control. He previously founded Marksman Ranging Technologies which sold to Scientific Drilling.
Bachelor of Technology, Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician, Memorial University, Canada
DAN EBY, P.E.
Vice President, Engineering
A Professional Engineer with over 40 years’ experience in drilling, well control and well intervention. He has worked with Wild Well, Cudd Well Control and Blowout Engineers before co-founding Gunnar Energy Services.
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science, Building Construction, Texas A&M University
ARTHUR LAPORTA, PH.D.
Chief Technology Officer
A technology expert with over 10 years of experience developing technologies and tools for advancements in the oil and gas industry, specializing in active magnetic ranging. Prior to joining Gunnar Energy Services, Arthur worked with Scientific Drilling and Marksman Ranging. He was also an assistant professor at the University of Maryland in College Park.
Bachelor of Arts, Physics, Columbia University
Ph.D., Physics, UC San Diego
Chief Systems Engineer
An Electrical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in magnetic ranging technology development and field operations. He is a skilled professional in designing and implementing complex magnetic ranging systems and is assigned to Gunnar Energy Services with a primary focus on the development of innovative ranging while drilling solutions.
Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Dalhousie University, Canada
Chief Financial Officer
An experienced executive who specializes in driving organizations to achieve sustainable growth and flex a competitive advantage through corporate finance and strategy. With over 15 years of experience spanning several countries and industries such as space, technology, telecom and mobility, Nabil has worked alongside CEOs, boards and leadership teams to develop and execute effective strategies. He also is an advisor at Loyal Venture Capital in Toronto, Canada.
Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance), Memorial University, Canada
Global Executive Master of Business Administration, INSEAD, France
Director of Emerging Technology
An experienced oil and gas professional with over 15 years of experience specializing in MWD/LWD, survey management and ranging/relative wellbore placement. Chad previously worked at Halliburton, IPM Magnetics and Scientific Drilling. For the past ten years, Chad has focused on research and development and has developed, qualified and deployed several magnetic ranging tool suites. He is highly regarded in the industry for his significant contributions and expertise in his field.
Bachelor of Business Administration, University of South Australia
Product Champion & Ranging Specialist
A seasoned expert with over 10 years of experience in precision wellbore positioning. Georgy began his career as a field engineer and quickly progressed to become a technical trainer and product champion, specializing in wellbore surveying and ranging disciplines.
Graduate, Department of Pure and Applied Geophysics, Dubna State University, Moscow, Russia
Directional Drilling Specialist
An engineer with thirteen years experience in directional drilling, drilling optimization, and operations management having previously consulted for Schlumberger, Halliburton, Scout Downhole, Tally, Precision, and other energy-services companies.
Associate of Science, Engineering, Pierce College Bachelor of Science, Mechanical and Thermal Engineering, University of North Dakota Graduate Studies, Arctic Engineering, University of Alaska, Anchorage
20+ years experience specializing in MWD/LWD/GWD mostly offshore Gulf of Mexico. Temporary assignments domestically in various basins of lower 48 states (Bakken, Haynesville, Permian, Marcellus, etc.) Multiple international assignments as well (New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Trinidad & Tobago) Brief experience with passive ranging at SDI. 18+ years at Scientific Drilling and 4+ years at Schlumberger D&M.
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics Education Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA