Derek Engelstad – Operations Manager
Joining Wapiti in the summer of 2007, Derek Engelstad is the company’s Operations Manager.
Derek’s extensive background includes working at ExxonMobil Development Company and served as Development Planner for the Chad Satellites Project where he was the technical interface for the co-venture partners and was responsible for managing the $1 billion budget. Additionally, while at ExxonMobil, Derek worked in various engineering roles on projects in Africa and the North Slope of Alaska. Later he worked at Upstream Engineering where he served as Engineering Manager on the Conroe Field SWD Project for Wapiti. He also served as Engineering Manager on a gas-to-power project in Peru.
Derek holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri, Rolla and is a member of SPE and AADE.