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Dennis Howden, President
Dennis Howden is the Managing Partner of Elan Energy Services and has been working in the energy industry starting in 1978.  Dennis is also the President of Red Dog Systems Inc.

From 1982 - 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.

Dennis received his Business Commerce degree from the University of Calgary in 1978 and articled with Price Waterhouse from 1978 - 1981.

 



Jeff Collett, Partner
Jeff Collett is a business analyst & systems consultant based in Calgary, Alberta specializing in financial accounting systems for the energy industry since 1991.

Prior to becoming a Partner of Elan Energy Services, he was employed at Applied Terravision Systems Inc. (acquired by Cognicase/CGI), Tappit Resources Ltd. (Regina), and Robertson Stratychuk & Partners (Regina), where he served in information technology and joint-venture/production/revenue accounting capacities.

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

  • data conversion (implementations/acquisition/disposition)
  • custom script & report writing
  • systems integration & interfaces (workflow/land/production accounting/purchase order/ EFT/banking)
  • project management.
Jeff’s programming skill set includes the following languages/programs:
  • Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
  • MS Access
  • Visual Basic/VBA (MS Access/MS Excel)
  • Focus
He has worked with such energy-related software applications as JDEdwards, Wolfpac, JV Nexus, SAP, Allmark Production Accounting, EYMAS, The Land Manager, and Geobase.



Debbie Gammel, Partner
Debbie Gammel is a business analyst & systems consultant based in Calgary, Alberta specializing in financial accounting systems for the energy industry since 1981.

Prior to becoming a Partner of Elan Energy Services, she was employed at Applied Terravision Systems Inc. (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
Tim Ward is a computer programmer and consultant who has been serving the energy industry with Elan Energy Services since 2001. His focus has been on handling large volumes of data in Oracle-based financial accounting systems such as the GL/AP/AR modules of JDEdwards and the related energy modules created by P2 Energy Solutions.

His recent projects have included:

  • data conversions
  • data interfaces
  • data archival
  • query performance tuning
  • SQL training courses
Prior to Elan Energy Services, Tim spent 12 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers 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 currently focuses on the following programming languages:
  • Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
  • Unix Shell Scripting



Kathleen Rezansoff, Partner
Kathleen Rezansoff is a business analyst & systems consultant based in Calgary, Alberta specializing in financial accounting systems for the energy industry since 1989.

Prior to becoming a Partner of Elan Energy Services, she was employed at PriceWaterhouseCoopers 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 PriceWaterhouseCoopers she spent two years consulting in the oracle developer community prior to becoming a partner of Elan Energy Services.

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

  • data conversion (acquisition/disposition)
  • custom 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
Melanie Shelley is a business analyst & systems consultant based in Calgary, Alberta specializing in financial accounting systems for the energy industry since 1982.

Prior to becoming a Partner of Elan Energy Services, she 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’s programming skill set includes the following languages/programs:
  • Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
  • MS Access
  • Visual Basic/VBA (MS Access/MS Excel)
She has worked with such energy-related software applications as JDEdwards and SAP.















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