OPERATIONS TEAM


 
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 Ops Manager. 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.

 

 

 

STEVE WALINSKI "BIG RIG": FIELD SUPERVISOR / MANAGER

With 10 years rig experience, Steve has been part of the Denarii Team for 6 years. "I try to bring a taste of "old school" work ethic with new school mentoring and safety values! Safety first - then efficiency!" He is a quick learner, with a keen eye for detail, a good communicator and dedicated to his team. In his free time, Steve enjoys exploring the world and most often will be found behind his guitar and microphone. Steve has led crews for customers such as BHP Billiton, Total E&P, Suncor, Anadarko & EOG.

 

 

JUSTIN MURRAY: OPS MANAGER ROD RIG DIV

With 10 years in the oilfield industry, Justin joined the Denarii team in February 2017. He comes with a vision and great anticipation of building and expanding our rod & service rig divisions in the United States. Currently, in the Permian Basin, he is working to expand divisions throughout Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana & Kansas. He enjoys spending time with his family in Oklahoma watching his kids play baseball, show livestock, riding side by sides in the creek or hunting & fishing. "I am very excited about what our team can do to introduce a new standard to the oilfield industry in the U.S."

 
 
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).