Magus Engineering Limited

1200, 444 – 5th Ave SW
Calgary, AB
Canada T2P 2T8

Office: (403) 264-3309
Fax: (403) 264-3314


David J. Magus - Founder

Dave has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan in 1965, Dave joined Amoco Canada and for the next twelve years progressed through a variety of Engineering and Supervisory positions in all aspects of oil and gas drilling, production and reservoir operations. He joined Nowsco Well Service Ltd. as Chief Engineer in 1976 and progressed to Vice President of Canadian Operations by 1982. In 1983, he left Nowsco to start up a private oil and gas company called Magi Resources Ltd. The company was involved with the drilling and operation of approximately eighty (80) wells in Alberta and Saskatchewan under the direct supervision of Mr. Magus. While Mr. Magus was operating Magi Resources Ltd., he was on retainer to several resource companies where he was responsible for the design, drilling and completion of approximately 700 wells in the Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan areas. In 1988, Mr. Magus incorporated Magus Engineering Limited in order to combine engineering consulting services with field supervision services to the Oil and Gas Industry.

Jeff C. Magus - President

Jeff started work with ELAN Energy Inc. in 1992 after graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. At ELAN, he held a variety of positions in production and reservoir engineering and was a Senior Production Engineer responsible for well completions and the operation of several thermal “Single Well Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SW-SAGD)” projects prior to leaving in 1997. He then joined Barrington Petroleum Limited as a Senior Operations Engineer where he was responsible for the production optimization and facility / pipeline installation at several of Barrington’s properties. Jeff joined Magus Engineering Limited in October of 1998.

Steve S. Magus - Senior Vice President, COO

Steve graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology with a diploma in Petroleum Technology in 1988. He then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1991 at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. In 1992, he joined Magus Engineering Limited as a field consultant spending 2 years as a service rig consultant and one year as a drilling rig consultant. In 1995 he became the Operations and Engineering Manager for Magus Engineering Limited, providing engineering design and supervision of field consultants for drilling, completion, workover and abandonment operations.

Gordon T. Lane - V.P. Engineering

Gordon graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1996. He went to work for Crestar Energy and spent 1 year as a production engineer in Wainwright, AB, before returning to Calgary as a Drilling Engineer. Responsibilities included all aspects of programming, in many areas of Western Canada and a wide variety of oil and gas wells ranging from southern shallow gas projects to deeper tests in the Grand Prairie area. Gordon joined Magus Engineering Limited in November of 2000.