With our many years experience in the oil and gas industry we have been completing, re-completing, re-activating, workovers and abandoning wells for 30+ years. 

Chris Zavlanos, President

Chris has 27+ years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry throughout Western Canada. He started his career working on service rigs and drilling rigs and has been a Wellsite Supervisor for over 18 years. He has extensive knowledge and managed completions, re-completions, abandonments, work-overs, injection wells, polymer floods, well conversions, open hole deepenings, cement squeezes, perforating, thermal wells (SAGD), frac’ing/acid stimulating, snubbing rigs, high H2S wells, gas wells, horizontal wells, and slant wells. Chris is also proficient in field operations, production optimization and cost estimation; his field experience and safety record are a great asset to Kanata.

Corey Seifridt, Secretary

Corey is sitting on the board of Kanata as an independent director in an advisory role. He has been employed with 3 different E and P companies for the past 25 years in western Canada as a professional engineer. For the past seven he has held the role of VP operations and officer for a junior producer with production in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. This position looks after all operations for the corporation which includes drilling, completions, construction, abandonments and production. Previously Corey held the positions of Southern Area Manager and Hardisty Team Lead at Harvest Operations Corp., as it grew from 8,000 boe/d to 60,000 boe/d over a seven year period. Harvest went through the conversion of being a publically held trust company to a privately held Korean organization. Corey obtained his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana and is a member of both APEGA and APEGS.

Robert Cameron, Treasurer

Robert Cameron resides in Treaty 6 territory on the Witchekan Lake First Nation, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Studies. He has first hand understanding and awareness of the challenges facing the environment and the importance of sustainability and environmental responsibilities. One of the many ways Robert utilizes his expertise in environmental stewardship is in his role as a land-based educator, helping students develop environmental awareness through connections to the land and experiential learning. It is this knowledge that drives his ambition to ensure reclamation in an eco-conscious and timely manner. Robert is an expert in building relationships and partnerships to ensure environmental land reclamation rectifies the damage done in this lifetime and preserves it for our future generations.

John bayko, director

John Bayko is a communications professional with 16 years of organizational and industry experience in Canadian oil and gas services. From internal communication systems, to journalism, to marketing and branding, to advocacy and public/government relations, John has been involved in a variety of engaging initiatives throughout his career in the sector. Combining excellent technical and tactical skills with an in-depth knowledge of the energy industry, John brings a unique perspective and skill set to Kanata Global. John holds an Applied Communications Diploma from Camosun College in Victoria, BC, and Bachelor of Physical Education, and Master of Arts in Communications & Technology degrees from the University of Alberta.