Our team has a combined experience in the Geothermal Industry of over a Century


Dane Coppell, MSc

Director, founded the company in 2006 with business partner Paul Hewson.

Masters of Science, 10 years with Schlumberger before forming Western Energy Services.

  • Technical and support services.
  • Business relations and acquisition.

Josh Anderson

Coiled Tubing engineer. International experience with multiple companies and projects.

  • Coiled Tubing Supervisor.
  • Well testing supervisor.
  • Experience in all coil tubing related well completions including milling, case and open hole, electrical line coil tubing and directional completion workover.

Steven Slothouwer, MSc

Industrial Design Engineer, trained at the Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands.

Bachelors in Geophysics, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

  • HSE, Quality and Innovation Manager
  • Site supervision
  • Well testing, Quenching and Well compression.

Gabriel Petrar

Geothermal  Field  Engineer.

  • Monitoring geothermal features, sampling of natural features, geophysics techniques.
  • Groundwater monitoring and sampling. Water titration analysis.
  • Sensortran DTS fibre optic data collection.
  • Tracer Flow Tests sampling.
  • Reservoir Tracer Testing sampling.
  • N2 Recharge Techniques  for monitoring wells.