Executive Team

Brett Chell

Brett brings 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry to the Cold Bore team. Having worked internationally within the drilling industry Chell built, commissioned and operated both conventional and coil tubing configurations. With more than $50 Million raised for internal projects in the last 5 years Brett spearheaded the creation of an oil and gas technology focused partner company, Axial Energy Technologies. He is the president and co-founder of Cold Bore Technology and is also a co-founder and director of AET and Raptor Rig.

Blair Layton

Blair is a serial entrepreneur based out of Calgary . He started in the oil field services business in the early 90s and sold his first directional drilling company in 1999, his second in 2004 , and his third in 2009.   Blair then tried his hand as the CFO of a publicly listed oil field service company. During Blair’s tenure their debt was reduced by 70%, sales were doubled, margins tripled, and reporting was simplified and streamlined and KPIs were implemented. Blair never lost his start up spirit and was not satisfied to sit on the sidelines.  He joined another PHENOMENAL group of dynamic business men and they started a new service company, Cold Bore Technology.  Cold Bore is a company using a technology that will change the landscape of an industry. Encouraging change is what it’s all about.

Nicolai Pacurari

Nicolai Pacurari grew up in Romania where he attended the University of Bucharest, graduating with an MSc in Petroleum Geology. He immigrated to Canada in 1994 to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry.

Nicolai started his career with Datalog Technology not long after arriving in Calgary, Alberta. After a year at Datalog he took a new position as MWD/LWD Product Line Manager with Weatherford Drilling Services. Mr. Pacurari expanded his skill set and knowledge base with Weatherford for 15 years before joining the Enseco team as the North American MWD Manager in Leduc.

Nicolai brings his years of experience and wealth of knowledge to the Cold Bore team today as the company’s Operations Manager. Nicolai’s passion in life besides his children are his many years’ service to the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society where he has been helping new immigrants with their transition to Canada and assisting many of them with obtaining work in the Oil Patch.

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Cold Bore Technology has developed the SmartPAD™ system to revolutionize the way your frac works for you. With the ability to monitor and record the status of every valve and the pressure in every pipe section, operational efficiencies are streamlined like never before. Recorded data is then linked in real-time to portable, hand-held tablets and stored using the latest in industrial cloud platforms.

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By harnessing the power of proprietary sonic receivers and software, when an event emits a sound in your wellbore, we hear it, measure it, and communicate this invaluable data in real time.

And unlike traditional pressure monitoring, offset well monitoring is more than just an indicator of cross-communication between primary and adjacent wells.

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