Bob Prieston

Manager, Asset Integrity at Explore Inc.

Bob is a registered Professional Engineer in both Alberta and Saskatchewan.  He attained his Civil Engineering Degree at the University of Alberta.  Bob is currently based out of Explore’s Kerrobert, Saskatchewan office.  He has also attained his certification as a NACE Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist and Cathodic Protection Tester.

Prior to joining Explore 3 years ago, Bob worked for 11 years for an upstream oil and gas producer in west central Saskatchewan in a field based.  In this role as a Pipeline Integrity Coordinator, Bob worked with Operations in initially developing a pipeline integrity program and then managing it day to day to support Operations.  Bob then moved into a senior role to provide guidance to all of the company’s field based pipeline integrity coordinators in the four Western Canadian provinces, and manage the companies overall Pipeline Integrity Management Program (IMP), working with requirements of the four provincial regulatory bodies, as well as a small number of pipelines regulated by the National Energy Board (NEB).