Our People

The OilPro staff strives to be the best in their areas of expertise in the oilfield service business. Focused on delivering the right solution to each customer, OilPro prides itself in providing the highest quality production equipment available, saving customers both time and money.

OilPro was founded in 1997 by Michael Adams and Olav Cramer. Bill Foose joined later that year. Together we continue to build OilPro’s expanded product line and establish partnerships with leading manufacturers worldwide.

OilPro staff understand what it takes to match equipment needs with budgets and timelines, along with QC and documentation requirements demanded by today’s petroleum industry.

Herb Hammer

Project Manager and Inside Sales

Herb joined OilPro to head up our Project Management and inside sales team. Herb has decades of experience in a variety of processes related to production equipment like process pressure vessels and storage tanks, but also instrumentation and controls. This experience benefits OIlPro clients in the form of on-time, on-budget projects, but also excellent advise on alternate solutions when creativity is called for in a supply chain constrained environment.

His roots in the Canadian energy industry range from project management for big name fabricators, involving electrical, structural, process and civil work scopes to applying his Saskatchewan Polytechnic background to provide technical advice regarding control, measurement and regulation instrument options to get projects done right.

When not supporting his family in their various sporting endeavours, in his off-time Herb is an enthusiastic high school -level basketball coach and enjoys spending time at his family’s cabin.

Office : +1 403 215-3373 | Mobile : +1 (403) 651-1871

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Michael (Mike) Adams

Chief Financial Officer

Michael’s career in oilfield production equipment launched in 1995. In addition to providing support to OilPro’s sales team, he manages OilPro’s finances, from Accounts Payable to Accounts Receivable but also ensures smooth integration with OilPro’s Enterprise Resource Planning. Michael’s management of the NetSuite ERP software allows OilPro to use integrated applications to run the business and automate many back office functions related to technology, services and human resources.

Michael is actively involved with OilPro’s Pumping Unit, Engine and Genset stocking plan, sales and sizing.

Michael is in charge of OilPro integration with Quality Control and commercial systems such as ABSA, Complyworks, ISN Networld, OpenInvoice and the Cortex Network systems, Dunn & Bradstreet to name a few.

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Office : +1 403-215-3373 | Mobile : +1 403-803-9229

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Murray Bouchard

VP Business Development

Murray brings extensive energy industry experience in technical sales, sales leadership  and client engagement focused on oilfield equipment such as compression, chemicals and plant processes. His previous experience helps us gain a better understanding of our customer needs and introduce new technologies to help them operate more efficiently while meeting new regulatory requirements. His national and international experience combined with business and strategic leadership rounds out OilPro’s leadership team’s skillset during our next growth phase.

Office : +1 403 215-3373 | Mobile : +1 403-461-7961

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Olav (Oly) Cramer, B.A. (Comm.)


Since 1992, Olav’s career in the oilfield production equipment business is about collected knowledge, information and experience. He assists customers find solutions for their facility operations needs. His experience ranges from valuations to pumpjack and process vessel sizing and process design. A strong relationship with Sivalls, Inc. since 1992 gives Olav a practical background in oil treater and free water knockouts, glycol dehydrator and separator design and sizing criteria.
Recently, as OilPro responds to producer, midstream and EPC demand, critical remote site power generation, enhanced separation methods, and gas pipeline liquids separation are key to the expansion of Olav’s knowledge base.
The addition of an efficient Stirling engine power generator expands Olav’s knowledge of the intricacies of various electrical power and heating solutions for hydrocarbon producers, processors and pipeline operators, rail and communications applications.
In partnership with the Canadian patented Innopipe design Olav is involved in research and development of better gas transmission pipeline separation techniques to help industry apply more economical and efficient separation techniques for gas transmission, distribution and storage systems scaling from utility to 52″ pipelines.

Olav and Michael Adams founded OilPro in 1997.

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Office : +1 403-215-3373 | Mobile : +1 403-813-9042

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Andre Draayer

PowerGen Qnergy certified technician, artificial lift expert

Andre has extensive training on the operations, troubleshooting and commissioning of the Qnergy PowerGen Stirling engine systems.

Andre has extensive artificial lift expertise working at Lufkin Canada and Rotating Right thus rounding out OilPro’s artificial lift knowledge portfolio.

Andre’s is an avid outdoorsman, and his primary focus is now dedicated to his canine training business, Ultimate Gun Dog.

Ultimate Gun Dogs are known across North America for their breeding, training and re-training programs for law enforcement, personal protection and hunters.

He can be reached in the office at 403 215-3373, or on cel. at (403) 422-4883.

Office : +1 403-215-3373 | Mobile : (403) 422-4883

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Tamara Dedrick

OilPro Document Control, CEO Remote Doc Mgmt Inc.

Tamara Dedrick and her dedicated team of professionals manage OilPro Document Control.

Tamara brings a Mechanical and Electrical Designing/Drafting background to complete OilPro’s Project Coordination package. Project Lead experience ensures drawing redlines from OilPro’s clients in Electrical, Mechanical and Piping Disciplines are checked and documented appropriately. On site experience in both field and fabrication shop environments ensure quality.

Tamara created OilPro’s Document Control Standard and a robust Database Architecture all of which ensure delivery of a reliable trail from quote through delivery with convenient future access.

OilPro’s paperless Document Control System ensures quick, detailed communication between field, engineering and fabrication in a sustainable, cost effective manner.

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Office : +1 587-227-8019

Bill Foose, I.E.T.

Contract Sales

Bill has an in-depth background in Industrial Electronics Technology from SAIT Polytechnic. In the early days, OilPro partnered with a fabrication shop which ran under Bill’s direction. Although the shop’s partnership was sold, its legacy remains. Bill’s knowledge of running a manufacturing operation is an asset when co-coordinating work with of OilPro’s partners and suppliers.

Bill’s main focus is on international projects.

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Office : +1 403-215-3373

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Grant McNeil, B.Comm, MBA

Corporate Advisor

On a part time basis, Grant supports OilPro in the areas of corporate development and strategy, commercial negotiations, corporate finance, risk management, as well as financial reporting & systems.  Grant has close to forty years of corporate finance and development experience in several sectors including energy service, oil & gas, pipelines, petrochemicals, and manufacturing. In addition to over ten years with OilPro, his past roles include Vice President with a natural resource focused management consulting firm and Vice-President Energy Banking and Petroleum Engineering with a Schedule 1 Canadian bank. Grant is active with Financial Executives International and has lectured in corporate finance at the University of Alberta, and strategic management at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT Polytechnic).

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Office : 403 215-3373


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