Vice President, Development
Sami joined the Bonavista team in December 2014 as Manager, Production Engineering and in May 2018 he moved to Manager, Drilling & Completions. In March 2023, Sami was promoted to Vice President, Development. His responsibilities include corporate reserves, budgeting, development and strategy. Sami is also responsible for Bonavista's drilling, completions and abandonment operations.
Sami has over 26 years of management, engineering, operations and field experience in Western Canada with various oil and gas companies. Prior to joining Bonavista, Sami was VP Engineering and co-founder of Bulldog Oil & Gas Inc. and VP Engineering with Highrock Energy Ltd.
Sami graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (Distinction). He holds a P.Eng. designation with Association of Professional Engineers, Geoscientists of Alberta.