Ken Paltzat

Co-Founder & Director

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Mr. Paltzat brings over 30 years of operational experience to Packers Plus and has helped establish a culture of operational excellence at the company. As senior advisor to the board of directors, Mr. Paltzat provides strategic guidance to the long-term Packers Plus operational strategy.

Mr. Paltzat enjoys spending time outdoors and is happiest when golfing, camping, fishing and bicycling.

 

Peter Krabben

Co-Founder & Director

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Mr. Krabben is a Co-Founder and Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors with over 30 years of experience in down-hole completions systems. Mr. Krabben brings his extensive international oil and gas knowledge and has enabled the company to become a global leader in completions technology. As senior advisor to the board of directors, Mr. Krabben also provides strategic guidance to the long-term Packers Plus operational strategy.

In his free time, Mr. Krabben is a proud hockey dad.

 

Dan Themig

Co-founder and Director

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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.