Calgary
Calgary
Calgary
CALGARY-BASED, INDEPENDENT OIL & GAS FINANCIAL DATA MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
implementation and data conversions, system optimization and administration
accounting
accounting
accounting

OUR SERVICES


IMPLEMENTATION AND DATA CONVERSONS

Project management — We provide project management for implementation and acquisition projects
Implementations — We have implemented over 70 clients with an effective and economical methodology
Acquisition data conversions — We use this same methodology to assist with client acquisitions of companies or properties
Other data conversions (master and transaction files) — We have programs for loading master file and transaction data

SYSTEM OPTIMIZATION

Customized reporting — We have a library of customized reports and can build additional client customized reports
Process improvement — We help clients identify and implement system abilities not currently being used
Product training — We can provide training for your accounting system and related tools

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

Product Upgrades — We've provided co-ordination, testing and training for over a hundred client product upgrades
Interface management — We provide development, testing and training for various interfaces from / to client accounting systems
Temporary resource coverage — We provide temporary month-end resource services for holidays, maternity leave, etc.
Product liaison — We represent clients as liaison at vendor user/focus groups and with network/system administrators
User security — We coordinate client User ID access and security requirements

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CONTACTS


DENNIS HOWDEN | managing partner

403-264-0492     dennis@elanenergyservices.com
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Dennis Howden has been working in the energy industry since 1977, is the founder of Elan Energy Services and Red Dog Systems Inc. in 2000 and is the President of Red Dog.

Dennis articled with Price Waterhouse from 1978 to 1981. From 1982 to 1998, Dennis was Chief Operating Officer at Applied Terravision Systems Inc. and MJ Software (merged with ATS in 1995). During this time, Dennis also performed the role of business analyst for a range of oil and gas financial accounting systems including Wolfpac, PW*Sequel (now QByte FM), EYES (now Envision) and Oracle CUES.



DEBBIE GAMMEL | partner

403-273-1549     debbie@elanenergyservices.com
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Debbie Gammel is a business analyst and systems consultant specializing in financial accounting systems for the energy industry since 1981 and has been a partner of Elan Energy Services since 2000. Previously, Debbie was employed at Applied Terravision Systems Inc. (since acquired by Cognicase/CGI) serving in many capacities of oil and gas accounting and land system technology.

In addition to supporting Qbyte FM and related products, she works extensively in the following areas:

  • data conversion (implementations/acquisition/disposition)
  • systems integration & interfaces (workflow/land/production accounting/banking)
  • project management
  • custom script & report writing

Debbie's programming skill set includes the following languages/programs:

  • Oracle SQL
  • MS Access
  • Visual Basic/VBA (MS Access/MS Excel)



TIM WARD | partner

403-809-3428     tim@elanenergyservices.com
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Tim Ward is a computer programmer and consultant who has been a partner with Elan Energy Services since 2001. Previously, Tim spent 12 years with PwC working as the senior technical developer for the QByte FM financial accounting system, as well as implementing data warehouse (OLAP) solutions, and web-based transaction oriented (OLTP) systems for various oil and gas clients.

Tim's recent focus has been on handling large volumes of data in Oracle-based financial accounting systems such as the GL/AP/AR modules of JD Edwards and the related energy modules created by P2 Energy Solutions with projects including:

  • data conversions
  • data interfaces
  • data archival
  • query performance tuning
  • SQL training courses

Tim currently focuses on the following programming languages:

  • Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
  • Unix Shell Scripting



KATHLEEN REZANSOFF | partner

587-757-0446     kathleen@elanenergyservices.com
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Kathleen Rezansoff is a business analyst & systems consultant specializing in financial accounting systems for the energy industry since 1989 and became a partner of Elan Energy Services in 2001. Previously, Kathleen was employed at PwC as a developer and project manager for the Qbyte FM oil & gas financial accounting system. Project experiences included consulting in Calgary, Saskatchewan and Indonesia for medium-to-large-sized clients. After leaving PwC she spent two years consulting in the oracle developer community.

In addition to supporting Qbyte FM and related products, she works extensively in the following areas:

  • data conversion (implementation/acquisition/disposition)
  • custom script & report writing (Oracle/MS Excel/MS Access)
  • systems integration & interfaces
  • project management

Kathleen's programming skill set includes the following languages:

  • Oracle SQL
  • PL/SQL
  • C
  • UNIX Shell Scripting
  • VBA (Access/Excel)



MELANIE SHELLEY | partner

403-510-9442     melanie@elanenergyservices.com
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Melanie Shelley is a business analyst & systems consultant specializing in financial accounting systems for the energy industry since 1983 and has been a partner with Elan Energy Services since 2007. Previously, Melanie was employed at Placer Cego Petroleum, Amerada Hess, Murphy Oil, Anadarko Petroleum, and CNRL where she served as a system specialist in information technology and joint-venture/financial/production/revenue accounting capacities.

In addition to supporting Qbyte FM and related products, she works extensively in the following areas:

  • data conversion (implementations/acquisition/disposition)
  • custom script & report writing
  • systems integration & interfaces (workflow/land/production accounting)
  • project management

Melanie has worked with such energy-related software applications as JDEdwards, JV Nexus and SAP and her programming skill set includes:

  • Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
  • MS Access
  • Visual Basic/VBA (MS Access/MS Excel)



GENERAL CONTACT

#1100, 639 5th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 0M9
403-264-0492
office@elanenergyservices.com