Derek Logan - Hifi Engineering

Derek Logan


Throughout his career, Mr. Logan has had significant success in developing and commercializing oil and gas technology.

In 2001, Mr. Logan co-founded Extreme Engineering Ltd. Under his leadership as President and CEO, Extreme Engineering designed, developed, manufactured and commercialized:

  • XPulse, the world’s first and most advanced Unmanned mud pulse MWD tool
  • XEM, a fourth generation Electromagnetic MWD tool and the world’s first unmanned EM MWD tool
  • XACT, the world’s first and only acoustic telemetry MWD system.

Extreme Engineering’s XPulse and XEM product lines (including engineering and manufacturing) were acquired by Schlumberger in 2008.

Earlier, in 1993, Mr. Logan co-Founded Ryan Energy Technologies. Under his guidance as Senior VP and CTO, Ryan Energy designed, developed and commercialized several new technologies ranging from mud pulse MWD, ElectroMagnetic MWD, Electronic Drill Recorders (EDR) and LWD systems. Ryan Energy was sold in2000 to Nabors International, where Ryan Energy continues to operate as a full service Directional Drilling company and the EDR system is integrated into CanRig (a division of Nabors).