CALGARY, AB–(Marketwired – October 14, 2015) – Hifi Engineering Inc. (“Hifi”), a developer of leading edge fiber optic sensing technologies used to monitor gas and fluid flow in pipelines and oil and gas wells, today announced the appointment of Doug Haughey to the Board of Directors.
“We are very excited to add Doug’s tremendous energy infrastructure experience to Hifi’s team,” said Kevin Nugent, Hifi’s Chairman. “Doug’s appointment is extremely timely as Hifi focuses on the deployment of our technology to achieve 100% safety for the pipeline industry.”
Doug Haughey currently serves as the lead director at Keyera Corp., a major energy midstream company. He also chairs the board of Fortis Alberta and chairs the human resources and compensation committee at Fortis Inc., a leading North American electric and gas utility company. He is currently a director of MMM Group, a private OMERS-controlled transportation and infrastructure engineering firm, serving on the company’s special committee leading its sale to WSP Global.
Mr. Haughey’s executive experience includes CEO of Calgary-based Stuart Olson Inc., President & CEO of Provident Energy Ltd., President & CEO of Spectra Energy Income Fund, and President of Spectra Energy’s western Canadian gas processing and pipeline business. Mr. Haughey has been a director of Pembina Pipeline, Saskferco Products, and Enerflex Systems. He has been chair of Cimarron Engineering, chair of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association, founding chair of Encore Energy, and co-chair of the 2007 Calgary United Way campaign.
“I am extremely excited about joining the Hifi team,” said Doug Haughey. “I believe that Hifi’s technology will be revolutionary for the industry and stakeholders as we all focus on 100% pipeline safety.”
Hifi is a privately held Canadian company, with minority ownership from Enbridge and Cenovus, specializing in the research, development and operation of next generation fiber optic sensing technologies primarily used to monitor gas and fluid flow in oil and gas wells, and preventative leak detection for pipelines. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Hifi currently has a number of commercialized products, including its HDS™ MiCro tool offering for downhole flow applications, and HDS™ MaCro system for permanent monitoring of pipelines and reservoirs. For more information, visit www.hifieng.com.
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