Science & Innovation

Our scientific approach

Triton Cleaning Products® is a leader in the formulation and production of responsible, effective cleaning products. We have established an amazing team of scientists. We have invested millions in our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. We are always learning, and putting that knowledge to work for our customers. We continue to invest a large portion of our revenue on Research & Development to constantly be in order to continually advance the cleaning industry technological offerings.

Innovation

Triton® constantly reviews its products to ensure that the highest levels of quality and safety are met or exceeded. Our team of scientists tirelessly pursue better ways of formulating and producing our products, which means our customers are getting the very best cleaning products available. 

Markus has over 25 years of international research and development experience with renowned research facilities and diverse industrial areas. He holds a PhD. in physical chemistry from the University of Potsdam/Germany and executed his research work at the renowned Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam/Germany. He gained a profound experience in chemical disciplines as polymer chemistry, rheology, interfacial- and nano-chemistry. Markus has a profound working knowledge of the oil and gas industry encompassing fracturing, cementing, heavy oil recovery and oilfield chemistry. An active SPE and German Chemical Society member, Markus maintains a working knowledge of all applicable chemistry of the Fluid Energy Group product portfolio. During his last position Markus was the lead of a stimulation R&D group of an international Oil & Gas service provider. Markus has extensive experience in international commercialization of new completion and production chemistry working closely with engineering, marketing and sales. Markus brings substantial experience and technical support for sales and marketing, product development and IP generation. Markus has been a co-author of several peer-reviewed journal publications, as well as being a co-author of over 50 patents. During his last position Markus was the lead of a stimulation R&D group of an international Oil & Gas service provider. Markus has extensive experience in international commercialization of new completion and production chemistry working closely with engineering, marketing and sales. Markus brings substantial experience and technical support for sales and marketing, product development and IP generation. Markus has been a co-author on many oil and gas chemical patents.

Karl has over 13 years of experience in materials development, analytical chemistry, and quality initiatives. Karl holds a Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry from the University of Calgary, and during his academic pursuits he gained experience in multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, pharmaceuticals, nanoscale pigments, and metal-organic hybrid materials. Karl began his career in the analytical and R&D group of an International Oil & Gas services provider focusing on novel cementing and ancillary technologies, and then transitioned to an internationally-recognized third-party testing laboratory where, in addition to handling client accounts and testing protocols, he oversaw the ISO 17025 QA/QC program, while overseeing a team of scientists and technicians. Throughout his career, Karl has also been the co-author of several peer-reviewed journal publications, as well as being a co-author of 10 patents. Karl’s breadth of experience will ensure Fluid® continues to build on its world class portfolio of patents, expand its innovative product offerings and technical support capabilities, and help ensure the high level of quality expected in Fluid’s product portfolio.

Markus has over 20 years of international R&D experience in material science, analytical chemistry and reservoir characterization. He holds a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Freiburg/Germany and performed his doctoral research at the renowned Freiburg Materials Research Center on intrinsically conducting polymers. Prior to joining Fluid Energy Group Ltd.®, Markus has worked for almost 17 years in various positions in R&D, innovation, project management and customer engagement in Europe and North America for a major oilfield service provider. He developed a deep working knowledge of oilfield chemistry and core analysis. Markus authored a multitude of peer-reviewed scientific articles and holds many patents to his name. He is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the German Chemical Society.

Adrienne has over 13 years of experience in analytical chemistry and QA/QC. Born and raised in Calgary, she has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in chemistry from the University of Calgary. Adrienne has operated, calibrated, and maintained various laboratory analytical instruments including: FTIR, gas chromatography, and ICP emission spectrometry. In addition, she has received training in ISO 17025 in Sacramento, California. She has been heavily involved in developing the QA/QC program at each company. During her previous position, she worked alongside the stimulation R&D group of an international Oil & Gas service provider. Adrienne developed methods and evaluated products for fracturing and cementing applications and have co-authored a scientific publication for the Society of Petroleum Engineers in 2015. She has co-authored several patents during her tenure at Fluid Energy.

Kyle holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Calgary where he studied physical chemistry, specifically adsorption processes. In attaining his Ph.D. Kyle gained experience in wide-variety of subjects and skills, examples include: closed-form iterative chemical calculations and commissioning instrumentation (development/calibration/modification/programming). Throughout his career, Kyle has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, presented at numerous international/national conferences, and has been a co-author of several patents.

Alejandra holds an M.Sc. in Inorganic Chemistry from the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid (Spain) and a Ph.D. in Bioinorganic Chemistry from the University of Calgary. During her academic endeavours, Alejandra gained extensive knowledge on biochemical methods, specializing in a wide range of characterization techniques to elucidate the reactivity and structure of different chemicals, from reaction catalysts to pharmaceuticals leads. Alejandra has had a very fruitful academic career that has resulted in the publication of 8 peer-reviewed manuscripts and her attendance to numerous national and international conferences.

Cesar is a Chemical Engineer with over 15 years of diversified process, chemical, equipment and technical service experience in corporate, plant, field and lab environments (Rubber, Gas/NGL/LPG/Methanol, Oil Production, Sulphur Recovery, Pressure and Storage Containment Vessels, Pipeline Corrosion, Water Treatment, Reclamation, Bio-remediation, Waste Reduction, Food Production, Pharmaceuticals). Cesar brings a forward-thinking, solutions-driven, and customer-focused vision to lead the engineering and quality assurance team, always believing in the team-building work to grow as a company; he believes that every individual brings great ideas and deserves equal opportunities and, with the adequate leadership, and great effort, everyone can achieve success. He has provided expert advice and consulting engineering services in the midstream and downstream oil and gas processes to more than 200 facilities. He has designed and troubleshoot gas processing plants, one of them built in Alberta, Canada based on his design. During 5 years Cesar worked providing troubleshooting and finding technical and commercial opportunities in the Canadian market. As one of his passions Cesar enjoys mentoring and teaching; he has been a regular speaker at many Technical Training Courses, Amine Treating Sessions, Gas Dehydration, Dew Point Control and many others to different markets, especially gas processing plants, water treatment facilities, refineries, pharmaceutical and other industries.

Additional Team Members

  • Matthew DeWit Ph.D. Chemistry

    Research Chemist

  • Marsha Bures M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry

    GMP Compliance Manager

  • Nikita Chkolny B.Sc.

    Team Lead Laboratory Oil & Gas

  • Delane Garner B.Sc. Chemical Engineering

    QA/QC Specialist

  • Aryan Ghezelbashan B.Sc. Chemistry

    Laboratory Technician

  • Jessica Hersey B.Sc. Chemistry

    Assistant Laboratory Manager

  • Chris Koningen-Neveu B.Sc. Chemistry

    Laboratory Admin Coordinator

  • Rachel Patzer B.Sc. Environmental Practice

    Laboratory Technician

  • Cristhian Rodriguez B.Ch.E.

    QA/QC Specialist

  • Jazmin Rodriguez B.Sc. Chemical Engineering

    QA/QC Specialist

  • Malorie Aubert B.Sc. Environmental

    Laboratory Technician

  • Jovan Jankovic B.Sc. Environmental Sciences

    QA/QC Specialist

  • Jesus Jayaro B.S.M.E.

    QA/QC Specialist

  • Anastasia Soskovets, Chemical Laboratory Technologist

    Laboratory Technician

  • Justin Pitre B.Sc. Chemical Engineering

    Customer Service Representative

  • Andrew Corbett B.Sc. Chemistry

    Technical Specialist