President & CEO
TriAxon Oil Corporation
Jeff Saponja is CEO of TriAxon Oil Corp., a private light-oil focused junior oil and gas producer. Jeff is also CEO of a newly formed oil and gas services company Production Plus Energy Services Inc. Jeff's executive career was prefaced by an accomplished work history including positions with Weatherford Canada, Shell (UK) in the North Sea, and Husky Energy (Canada). In senior engineering positions Jeff acquired extensive technical experience such as horizontal underbalanced drilling, managed pressure drilling, horizontal multi-stage fracture stimulation, and horizontal well artificial lift where he established his risk-based philosophy and approach to well engineering.
Jeff is committed to industry knowledge sharing through his activities as the Co-Chairman of two Canadian Industry Recommended Practices: IRP 22: Underbalanced and Management Pressure Drilling and most recently IRP 24: Fracture Stimulation.
Jeff holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary and completed an MBA at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.