R.P. Stastny

Paul (R.P.) Stastny is a staff writer with JWN. He researches, interviews and writes about all facets of the oil and gas industry, following its trends, people and technology.


Rising Stars Class Of 2019: Allan Pearson; InFocus Energy Services

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:26 PM MST

Today’s up-and-coming leaders are helping to shape tomorrow’s energy future. Whether it’s new thinking, fresh attitudes or technical solutions, showcasing…

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The best in oilfield services and manufacturing exporting excellence

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:10 AM MDT

These Energy Excellence Awards finalists say that finding a niche is key to exporting success. Citadel Drilling: Expanding in the…

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The best of exporting excellence for professional services

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:03 AM MDT

Here are the finalists in the Energy Excellence Awards category for Exporting Excellence: Professional Services. Chinook Consulting: Diversifying servicesThe 2008…

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The best in advanced technology exporting excellence

Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

The U.S. is a key market for the Canadian oilfield technology exporters that are finalists for the Energy Excellence Awards.…

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​The best in operational excellence for industry accelerators

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT

In the oil and gas technology race, top prize goes to the swift. Those that can move ideas through the…

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The best in operational excellence in pipelines and facilities

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 7:29 AM MDT

Pipelines are a battlefront of choice for those who feel the need to wage war on an industry that has…

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​The best in oil and gas operational excellence

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:18 AM MDT

The future of Canada’s oil and gas industry lies in being low-cost, low emissions hydrocarbon producers. The Energy Excellence Awards…

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Green projects drive operational excellence in the oilsands

Sunday, April 14, 2019, 6:16 PM MDT

The Energy Excellence Awards program uniquely recognizes energy excellence and focuses on the advancement of collaboration within Canada’s energy industry.The…

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Integral Engineering is using the cloud to improve pipeline integrity management

Monday, April 1, 2019, 7:07 AM MDT

After eight years working as a consultant on pipeline integrity and risk assessments, Daryl Bandstra and four partners got the…

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​Stability, high-tech attracted Kevin Tsang to his job in Canada’s pipeline sector

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

Studying chemical engineering in Ontario, pipelines weren't on Kevin Tsang’s radar until he came to Calgary and learned more about…

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Meet Sarah Vandaiyar, CEO of the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada

Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:38 AM MDT

Sarah Vandaiyar has been a project engineer with TransCanada for four years. She also leads the Young Pipeliners Association of…

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Demand for workers increasing in Canada’s pipeline industry

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:35 AM MDT

Donny van Dyk first met with his future employer Enbridge when he was chief administrative officer for the district municipality…

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