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Thu, Mar 21


Calgary Petroleum Club - McMurray Room

March Technical Session

Jesse Wilde, VP of Major Projects and Mark Bonnell, Projects Manager from Strike Group will be speaking on "A-to-Zs of Compressor Stations".

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March Technical Session
March Technical Session

Time & Location

Mar 21, 2024, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Calgary Petroleum Club - McMurray Room, 319 5th Ave SW, Calgary AB T2P 0L5

About the Event

Join us in person at The Calgary Petroleum Club - McMurray Room on Thursday, March 21 for our monthly Technical Session. Please arrive early to get a beverage and get settled before the presentation that starts at 3:30pm sharp!

**Technical sessions are for CWiE members and prospective members only. Our Mix & Mingler starts at 4:30pm after the technical session and are open to all industry professionals


  • [NEW] 3:00pm - Doors open for new and prospective CWiE members
  • 3:15pm - Doors open for all attendees
  • 3:30pm - Technical Presentation
  • 4:30pm - Mix & Mingler

[NEW] This month we're welcoming new and prospective CWiE members to arrive early to meet members of the board and the technical education subcommittee!

Comprehensive Exploration of the A-to-Z's of Compressor Stations

Our March Technical Session promises to be an enlightening experience as we welcome industry experts Jesse Wilde, Vice President of Projects Group and Mark Bonnell, Manager of Major Projects from Strike Group. Join us for a comprehensive exploration of the A-to-Z's of Compressor Stations, where these seasoned professionals unravel the intricacies of this critical facet of energy infrastructure.

Jesse Wilde, VP of Major Projects of Strike Group

Jesse Wilde is an accomplished and influential energy professional, currently serving as the Vice President of the Projects Group at Strike Group. Boasting an illustrious career spanning over 16 years within the organization, Jesse has played a pivotal role in spearheading strategic initiatives and orchestrating highly successful and safe project implementations.

At the helm of the Major Projects division, Jesse oversees the extensive project portfolio with an unwavering commitment to excellence in execution. Having ascended the ranks at Strike Group, he has evolved from a Project Manager to a General Manager, ultimately attaining his current role as Vice President. Throughout his tenure, Jesse's dedication to delivering exceptional results and exhibiting proficiency in project management has remained a steadfast hallmark.

Before his impactful contributions at Strike Group, Jesse honed his skills as a Technical Recruiter at TEKsystems. This role not only added depth to his expertise but also equipped him with a profound understanding of talent acquisition and team building.

Academically, Jesse holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a specialization in General Management and Strategic Management from McGill University.

Jesse has established himself as an invaluable asset to the Strike Group and is a highly esteemed figure within the industry.

Mark Bonnell, Projects Manager of Strike Group

Mark Bonnell is an accomplished Project and Program Manager with a distinguished track record in the oil & energy industry. Currently serving as the Manager of Major Projects at Strike Group, he brings well over a decade of experience overseeing and successfully delivering major projects in the dynamic realm of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Pipelines.

Mark's professional journey at Strike Group spans more than 15 years, where he has consistently demonstrated leadership and a results-oriented approach. In his earlier tenure as a Project Manager, Mark played a pivotal role in managing complex projects, showcasing his ability to navigate challenges and deliver successful outcomes.

Mark holds the title of Journeyman Red Seal Steamfitter/Pipefitter earned from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, as well as a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. His expertise, coupled with a strong foundation in construction trades, positions him as a formidable force in the oil & energy industry.

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