About Us / Management Team
Wellsite Masters has a dedicated professional staff, with a broad range of experience, proven valuable to numerous private and public sector organizations.
We are experts in the oil sands industry, concentrating on the management of drilling, coring, augering, SAG-D, and engineering operations. All of our managers have 10+ years
of experience in drilling and geology, and we have a strong background in oil & gas and applied technical fields. The Wellsite Masters Ltd. team consists of experienced and
committed individuals with strong professional and educational backgrounds.
Predrag Ljaljevic, B.Sc.
Mr. Ljaljevic received his B.Sc. in Exploration of Oil and Drilling, Department of Mining, in 1991. Over the last 20 years, he was employed in a variety of management roles in
Oil Sands Project Supervision including: Project Manager, Project Lead, QC, and Drilling Manager. He was involved in the oversight of 8000+ wells, of different types, for major
clients in the oil sands sector. At Wellsite Masters Ltd., he is responsible for the organization, preparation, and execution of different oil sands projects, using advanced,
internally developed computer technologies.
Mihajlo Stevanovic P.Eng
Mr. Stevanovic has over 20 years experience in civil/structural engineering, inspections, client liaison, and the preparation of reports for industrial clients in North America
and Europe. His industrial experience includes consulting and project management for the design and construction of numerous fertilizer, gas & oil, oil sands and petrochemical
facilities, pipelines, power facilities, pulp and paper facilities, buildings, and other civil engineering structures.
Gopal Dongol, Ph.D., P.Geol.
Mr. Dongol received a Ph.D. with his dissertation entitled "Stratigraphies on either side of the Peel Fault System in the Pigna Barney and Curricabark Watersheds, NSW"
from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He holds a Masters degree awarded for his "Quaternary sedimentary environments of Kathmandu Basin, Nepal" research from the
University of Guelph, Canada. He was involved in geological mapping of the Nepal Himalayas with the Canadian Land Resources Mapping Project. For the last 15 years, he has
worked as a field geologist, sedimentary petrologist, and engineering geologist in Canada. He has been a part of the Wellsite Masters team since 2006, working on the CNRL
Gregoire Project (2006-07), the Suncor Voyageur South Project (2008), and the Athabasca Field Program 2008-09, 2010-15.
Jerry Pilny, M.Sc.
Jerry has a variety of geological experience including: massive sulphide exploration in the Flin Flon Manitoba area, geotechnical & paleontological work with the Ontario
Geological Survey, and drilling for uranium west of Baker Lake in the Canadian arctic. He received his M.Sc. from the University of Waterloo and, for a decade, was part
of a group at the university using geological & paleontological indicators to help understand global climate change.