Marty Lastiwka

Industry Professional

Marty Lastiwka, SPE, is an industry professional with experience in production engineering and thermal fluids analysis. Much of his career has focused on Canada’s oil sands and offshore assets. Lastiwka holds BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Alberta and a PhD degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Galway.

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