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WPM is a Federally Registered 100% Indigenous Prime Contractor in the Oil & Gas industry


Our team is diverse, experienced and adaptive.
Let us put our skills to work for you.



Bernie Cabot (PET)


Bernie has over 39 years of experience in the industry both in the domestic and international scene. He graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1988 with a…

Kelechi Ojukwu (Senior Petroleum Engineer)

Kelechi has 30 years oil industry experience including ten years with Schlumberger and ten years with Shell International.  Kelechi has published dozens of papers covering asset retirement obligations, well intervention…

Mark Schumlick (CET)

VP Business Development/Abandonments

A 23-year veteran of the oil and gas industry  and entered the oil and gas industry from the ground up, starting within the service industry and worked his way up…

Linden Achen (MBA)

Senior Project Management/Administrator, MBA

Linden has 26 years of experience in the Energy Industry (on both the service and operator sides).  He has worked with small private and public companies specializing in property exploitation.…

Jan Thue (PET)

Drilling, Completions & Production

Jan has over 20 years of experience in the industry. She graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1990 with a diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology. She has…

Neil Wilson (P.Eng)

Superintendent Completions & Abandonments

He has over 20 years of progressive technical and management experience in the Canadian oil and gas industry. He has a broad range of experience in optimization and reservoir engineering. …

Tony Sabelli (P.Eng)

Senior Superintendent Drilling/Completions & Abandonments

Mr. Sabelli has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 40 years managing Drilling, Completions, Production Optimization, Civil Construction, Well Abandonments, Site Reclamation and Stakeholder Relations, Managing annual…

Doug Lewis

Health & Safety Coordinator

Doug has 30+ years within the health and safety industry. He began her career at Safety Boss as a paramedic and has worked both domestically and international. Doug has an…


...we engaged Western Petroleum Management to help us in the reclamation of a problematic well in one of our neighbourhoods. Bernie and his company have been instrumental in helping us navigate, understand and resolve this difficult issue.
WPM has a very strict approach to cost control and manages projects efficiently. WPM is committed to meeting safety and environmental regulations, policies and best operating practices.
They managed the projects very efficiently with good cost control and were committed to meeting safety and environmental regulations, policies and best operating practices.
Western Petroleum Managements innovative business model with regards to abandonments and the efforts of your team in working with the AER and your suppliers, was instrumental in the successful abandonment of 100% of our wellbores and the ultimate recovery of substantial funds from the AER.
The abandonment, reclamation and surplus sales services provided by WPM is a great one stop turnkey service from start to finish.
WPM has supplied excellent services including management of all operations related to surveying, OSE application, construction/reclamation of access roads and coring locations, and all aspects of drilling, coring and proper disposal of drilling waste fluids. The WPM team were very diligent and paid particular detail to regulatory, safety, environmental, project cost control and technical issues.
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