Industry Experience (Years): 34
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 16
Steve Struna, President and CEO, has over 34 years of petroleum industry experience in engineering, operations, finance, planning, and general management. Prior to launching Bayswater E&P in 2004, Mr. Struna held a wide variety of positions with BP, Amoco, including Vice President and General Manager, Onshore Gulf Coast USA; North American Natural Gas Executive Leadership Team member with responsibility for the redesign of BP’s entire onshore US operations base; CEO and President, Central Alberta Midstream – Calgary; Vice President and General Manager, Amoco Canada Gas Gathering and Processing – Calgary; Senior Manager, Corporate Finance - Chicago; Resource Development Manager, Central North Sea – London; and Project Manager, Armada Platform and Development, Central North Sea U.K. Mr. Struna received his BSc Degree in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University in 1981, an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 1985, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1990. Mr. Struna sits on the Boards of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, Protect Colorado, and Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Colorado Concern, recently chaired the annual Gala for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and is a registered professional engineer.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Industry Experience (Years): 38
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 9
Mr. Belcher has over 38 years of petroleum industry experience in land, business development and management activities in the contiguous United States and in the offshore Gulf of Mexico exploration and production business. Mr. Belcher joined Bayswater E&P in 2009. He has worked for Amoco Production Company, Davis Oil Company and Westport Oil and Gas for a combined fifteen years in various land and management roles. As an officer with Westport Oil and Gas from 1996-2004, he played an active role in the company’s growth through acquisitions, mergers and property exploitation, and in the successful effort to take the company public. Mr. Belcher has also founded, served as a principal, and managed several private oil and gas companies. Mr. Belcher received his B.S. degree in business from Arizona State University in 1975.
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Industry Experience (Years): 20
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 2
Mr. Wind has 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Bayswater E&P in May 2016, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Buckhorn Energy Services. Prior to Buckhorn, Mr. Wind was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Forest Oil Corporation from August 2013 until it merged with Sabine Oil & Gas LLC in December 2014. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, he served in many capacities during his ten-year tenure at Forest including Senior Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer; and Vice President - Corporate Controller. Prior to joining Forest Oil, Mr. Wind served as Director of Financial Reporting and Controller for Evergreen Resources, Inc., an exploration and production company focused on the development of unconventional natural gas properties. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wind served as an audit manager at the New York-based accounting firm BDO Seidman, LLP. Mr. Wind received a BS in Accounting from Calvin College in 1995, and his CPA license in the state of Colorado that same year.
Senior Vice President - Engineering
Industry Experience (Years): 29
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 10
Mr. Arsenault has more than 29 years of experience in petroleum reservoir engineering, including reserve and economic evaluations, acquisition and divestitures, reservoir simulation and management. Mr. Arsenault joined Bayswater E&P in May 2006. He has worked as an engineer with various consulting firms in his career, including several years with Schlumberger’s Reservoir Technologies Division, and most recently, MHA Petroleum Consultants. He has worked internationally in Mexico, Germany, and Indonesia and speaks Spanish. Mr. Arsenault has significant experience with reserves evaluation and acquisition and development activities in the DJ Basin. While with Schlumberger, he managed offices in both Mexico and in the United States, leading large teams of integrated reservoir studies groups. He has extensive experience in hydraulic fracturing, having worked with the Gas Technology Institute on the implementation of various research projects. Mr. Arsenault has a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and has completed 30 hours of post-graduate work in Petroleum Engineering.
Senior Vice President - Operations
Industry Experience (Years): 37
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 9
Mr. Barbula joined Bayswater E&P in July 2009. He has extensive knowledge and operational expertise with over 34 years experience in exploitation, development, operations, and production. He held various technical engineering and managerial positions with Amoco Production Company from 1979 to 1998 with focus on the Rocky Mountain and Mid-Continent areas including positions in gas marketing and involvement in acquisitions and divestment. Prior to joining Bayswater E&P, Don was operations manager and a founder of Mile High Energy which successfully developed a 3D seismic driven exploitation project for Longview Production Company in the Arkoma Basin. He graduated from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology in Butte, Montana with a BS in Geological Engineering.
Senior Vice President - Exploration
Industry Experience (Years): 32
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 5
Mr. Brewster has 30 years of experience as a geoscientist in the petroleum industry. His career has been focused on oil and gas exploration, primarily as a seismic interpreter, in California, Texas, Utah, Colorado, and several international basins. Mr. Brewster was previously employed by Western Geophysical and Exxon, and he was a founding partner of Black Coral, LLC, a private E&P company that focused on the generation of prospects and plays in California. He has also worked as an independent consultant for various companies, including with Bayswater E&P, for the six years prior to becoming an employee in 2013. Mr. Brewster received a BS in Geology from St. Lawrence University in 1981 and an MA in Geology from Indiana University in 1984.
Senior Vice President - Exploration
Industry Experience (Years): 30
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 1
Mr. Dyer has been a developer of oil and gas projects since 1986 and, until recently, was working independently in Denver, Colorado. Since 2008, Mr. Dyer has been specializing in project development in the Permian Basin and has developed and sold resource-type and conventional oil and gas projects in the Midland and Delaware Basins. In 2003, Mr. Dyer’s company, “Miller-Dyer,” became asset manager and operator of the Flat Rock Gas Field located in the Southeastern Uinta Basin, Utah. Mr. Dyer managed the exploration, development and production operations at Flat Rock which included the discovery of deep gas reserves identified through the integration of 3D seismic, geologic and reservoir engineering data. Ryder-Scott engineers recognized a total proved reserve value increase from $14 million to $471 million during this time period. Miller-Dyer successfully managed the divestiture of the assets through a Merrill-Lynch/Petrie managed sales process to Whiting Oil and Gas in 2008. Prior to the formation of Miller-Dyer, Mr. Dyer was the Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer for Inland Resources, Inc. of Denver, Colorado. During his seven-year tenure at Inland, Mr. Dyer developed and directed the execution of the Monument Butte, Green River sand “tight-oil“ operations, where he oversaw the drilling and fracking of over 400 wells in the field. The company recognized production growth from 65 barrels of oil per day (“BOPD”) to over 6,000 BOPD during this period. Mr. Dyer graduated with a BA in Geology from Colorado State University in 1986. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He is a licensed geologist in the State of Utah.
Industry Experience (Years): 36
Bayswater Tenure (Years): 5
Mr. Brown is Operations Manager over the DJ Basin horizontal drilling program for Bayswater. He has 36 years of experience as an oil and gas professional in drilling, completions, production, operations, acquisitions, and land throughout the continental United States. Mr. Brown has been with Bayswater for the past three years and prior to was, and still is, the President of Markus Production, Inc. a company that he formed and has used as his private entity for oil & gas investments since 1989. Prior to 1989, Mr. Brown spent time with IR Energy Financing Corporation as Executive Vice President after starting his career with Amoco Production in Wyoming and Denver. Mr. Brown received his BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in 1979. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Colorado, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Petroleum Landmen.