Dan Themig

Co-founder and Director


Mr. Themig prototyped technologies that revolutionized the oil and gas industry and enabled producers to economically access reserves in unconventional plays. Over his 30 year career, he has served in various engineering and technical positions in Canada and the US, and has been involved in advanced horizontal and multilateral projects worldwide. In 2000, Mr. Themig and two partners started Packers Plus in Canada; today, the company has a presence in 32 countries worldwide.

Mr. Themig holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Oklahoma State University. He is a registered professional engineer and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). He also serves on the board of directors for several energy industry companies. Mr. Themig received the 2010 SPE Meritorious Engineering Award, the 2012 Sproule Innovation and Achievement award, holds more than a dozen patents and has authored numerous technical articles.

An avid mountain climber, Mr. Themig married his wife Karen near the Base Camp of Mount Everest. He currently resides in Calgary and enjoys spending time on his ranch with his family.