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Meet Our Team


Walter Strutt, B.Sc. (ME), M.Sc (I&C), P.Eng., CCE


Principal Engineer & Senior Cost Analyst

Wally has over 30 of experience in the oil and gas engineering and construction industry; mainly in capital cost estimating but he also possesses extensive experience in scheduling, cost control and project coordination. Over the years, Wally has provided successful project controls and analytical services to a wide range of oil and gas producers and various          other clients all across Canada.  In addition, he has achieved professional accreditation in estimating through AACE’s certification program (Certified Cost Engineer) and has served on the AACE – International Board of Directors, VP 1998-2000; International Board of Directors, Directors for Canada, 1994-1996; Section President, 1991-1992; Board of Directors 1988-2006.

Chris Graham B. Sc.

Senior Operations Analyst

Chris has over 30 years of combined extensive experience in both operations and the chemical industry.  He possesses a tremendous amount of expertise in process optimization of enhanced oil recovery facilities. He is is recognized for the ability to assess and troubleshoot mechanical separation equipment, ion exchangers, chemical programs and implementing Operational Best Practices. Chris specialize in optimizing plant operations, chemical selection and technical applications. He is focused on maximizing production, operational cost reduction and continuous improvement planning. He can provide debottlenecking solutions, commissioning & start-up support and operations training. CAPAC’s goal is to ensure the optimal performance of your equipment and chemical programs to meet the industry standards in custody transfer for both oil to pipeline and de-oiled water to boiler feed water pre-treatment.

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Frank Gutowski, PMP, PCQI

Senior Project Analyst

Frank has over 30 years of experience in the Engineering, Procurement & Construction of Domestic and International Oil & Gas Projects. His career began working for an EPC company predominately focused on a Lump Sum contracting strategy for the gas industry, as well as, conventional oil recovery. In a relatively short period of time, Frank made partner and was exposed daily to an environment where risk management and innovation were critical to executing successful projects. Following his tenure there, Frank worked as a Project Manager & Construction Manager for Producers in the Middle East, Asia & Europe, as well as Canada, in the gas, heavy oil and in-situ thermal industries (including SAGD, CSS & SC-SAGD). Frank remains active in several professional organizations and is participating in forward-thinking committees tackling current industry challenges. His dedication to quality, integrity and the core principles of good corporate governance (i.e. fairness, accountability, responsibility & transparency) is of paramount importance to both himself and CAPAC.

Richard Enns, P.Eng., EP

Chief Process Engineer & Environmental Professional

Karen Bieraugel, B.Sc., CPA, CGA

Supply Chain Manager

Arnold Ngai, P.Eng

Senior Project Manager

Doug Cassidy

Materials Management Specialist

Patrick Lean

Lead Designer

Bob Bu, PhD, P.Eng

Chief Civil/Structural/Architectural (CSA) Engineer

Rick Shenton, P.Eng

Senior Project Engineer

Doug Whiting, P.Eng

Chief Mechanical Engineer & Water Treatment SME

Sean Harasymchuk, B.Sc

Controls Specialist

Mike McGilvery

Design, Drafting Manager


CAPAC Engineers & Constructors

Suite #405 440 – 10816 Macleod Trail South

Calgary, Alberta Canada T2J 5N8  |  Tel: 1 403 995 0770

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