Copper Tip offers engineered solutions and effective management to ensure that any project will be performed to specifications within the anticipated time frame. Our management team have years of experience supplying services within the oil and gas industry and we’re confident that we can exceed our client’s expectations.

Key Personnel

Roger StokowskiChief Executive Officer

Roger has over 20 years in building and operating Energy Service companies. He was founder of Big Eagle Services and served as the Chairman and CEO from 1996-2011; growing it to over 180 million a year in sales. Roger has extensive knowledge in both small to large operations, putting a high quality team of staff in place, and maintaining the highest level of safety and service to take great care of the customer. In 2006 Roger was awarded the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” for Energy Services-Prairie Region.

Ben FertuckPresident

Ben has ten years of nitrogen pumping experience including fracturing, coiled tubing support, and plant and pipeline purging. Ben with his past experience in managing a nitrogen division was responsible for coordinating all activities between the client and equipment operators at the field level. Ben’s team had the enviable safe work record of zero recordable incidents and accidents.

Preston ReumVP of Corporate Development

Preston has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry directing and managing well servicing operations. In his previous role, he was a director for well servicing where they were generating an annual revenue of over $100 million. Preston was also a director and chairman for the CAODC where he was actively involved in technical and safety benchmarks within the oil and gas industry.

Matt Walter, P.Eng.Engineering Manager

Matt graduated from the University of Alberta in 2008 with a degree in Petroleum Engineering, and he also holds a Petroleum Engineering Technology diploma from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. In his previous experience Matt has served as field engineer, project engineer, and engineering manager for many different service lines including pre-commissioning, commissioning, and maintenance for both process plants and pipeline.

Brian GarnettChief Operating Officer

Brian has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Brian’s past experience saw him overseeing maintenance, transportation and operations of over 800 pieces of equipment at 17 branches within three provinces. He has also received training in root cause analysis for HSE investigations and currently heads the HSE department at Copper Tip Energy Services Inc.

Terry OakleyRegional Manager – NW

Terry has more than 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry managing operations and sales of fluid heat and pressure services providers. He has experienced many aspects of the oil and Gas industry drilling completions and production services. Terry has called northern Alberta and British Columbia home for over 34 years.

Craig ScharfenbergRegional Manager – NE

Craig has over 10 years of experience within well, process and pipeline services. He has acted as both a supervisor and project manager for service lines including but not limited to fracturing, hydrostatic testing, pneumatic testing, pipeline pigging, and line drying.