Terry Kraychy, CET
Vice-President of Operations
Terry Kraychy is a Senior Operations Technologist with over 30 years of diversified petroleum industry experience with public and private companies. Prior to joining C Group Energy, Terry held the position of Vice President of Operations for Kootenay Energy Inc. managing all corporate operational activity for five (5) years.
Prior thereto, Mr. Kraychy managed production operations at Highpine Oil & Gas. Under Terry’s management, the company expanded rapidly via acquisition and new development of prolific sour oil production resulting in rapid growth from 3500 to 20,000 BOED. Mr. Kraychy coordinated pipeline and facilities construction, maintained Corporate Emergency Response Plans, and supervised field foremen and field staff in early stages of high-intensity company growth. He also represented Highpine at high profile regulatory hearings.
His earlier experience includes operational roles at Petrobank Energy, Caravan Oil and Gas, Petrorep Resources, Beau Canada Exploration and Canada Northwest Energy. Experience included supervision of field foremen, coordination and supervision of pipeline and facilities construction, production optimization, workover and completion operations, abandonments and reclamations. Terry was directly involved in asset transactions, both purchases and divestitures and maintaining the Corporate Emergency Response Plans and Safety Policies.
Mr. Kraychy's early career experience also includes seven (7) years with the Energy Resources Conservation Board, with roles in field offices and head office. Responsibilities included inspection of oil and gas facilities and drilling and service rigs for regulatory compliance. Terry also reviewed and processed regulatory applications and coordinated associated public hearings.