Applied Digitization for
Drilling & completions Operations

Automated Dull Bit Forensic Digitization System. Innovative KPI Drilling Performance, & Offset Frac Notification Solutions
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Data Driven
Drilling & Completions

Today’s drilling and completions operations generate terabytes of data. The 4th Industrial revolution is data driven machine learning & data analytics.  We can help leverage those big data sets in real time and through post-hoc analysis to streamline workflows, improve consistency, as well as chart a path to optimal performance in drilling and completions – through applied digitization.

Offshore Drilling Rig

Trax est. 2005

For over a decade and a half, Trax has been a trusted consultant to the Canadian oil and gas industry.

We pride ourselves on building integrated, focused and customized automation, and data analysis solutions that can dramatically increase efficiencies to drive big data KPI driven drilling and completions operations.

Our technical personnel are second to none in big data analytics, and AI(artificial intelligence) integrated automation for oil & gas.

pdc dull bit grading gra+de

grA+de - Automated Digital Forensic Analysis for Drill Bits

Push button robotic camera system that autonomously builds a 3D rendering of dull bits, complete with legacy IADC bit grades, multiple heat mapping & percent remaining cutter and diamond volumes to assist in forensic analysis and drilling dysfunction mitigation

KPI Drilling Performance software - Trax

KPI - Drilling Performance Software

Big data rig performance analysis and analytics software

Drilling Dashboard RADAR

Radar - Real Time Drilling & Completions Dashboard

Real time monitoring and alarm system for all field wellbore statuses

Offset Frac Monitoring Software

FPZ - Offset Frac Notification Software

Automated AER(Automated Energy Regulator) compliance and monitoring system for 3rd party offset frac notification

Drilling Performance & completions Advisors

We pride ourselves on taking a focused, intelligent approach to building and providing integrated solutions to maximize productivity and efficiencies for our customers and partners alike.  Whether its our Trax KPI Drilling Performance Software suite,  RADAR – Offset Frac Notification Solutions,  AER(Alberta Energy Regulator) compliance or our grA+de digital dull bit forensics scanner solution, you are guaranteed to have a custom built, living and evolving software solution tailored to your organization’s unique requirements.

Ryan Schmitz - Drilling Optimization Software President - Trax Electronics

Ryan Schmitz


Ryan holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering and MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary. He has been building tailored hardware and software for the oil and gas industry for roughly a decade and a half.

Since founding Trax Electronics in 2005, Ryan has focused the company’s efforts on drilling and completions optimization by partnering with some of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies in both the upstream, and service sectors.

A consummate problem solver with a unique vision and aptitude set, including the ability to develop both hardware and software solutions specifically targeted to today’s drilling and completions needs; solutions that include machine learning and AI, as well as robotics and automation.

Sean A. Emery - Drilling Software BD Manager - Trax Electronics

Séan Emery

Global Business Unit Manager

Séan is a highly effective and respected Senior Oil & Gas Manager boasting a resume strong in both Operations and in Sales leadership.  This has resulted in an unique business acumen to build culture, enable synergies and affect positive step change throughout business units.

A proven strategic planner, team mentor and product branding specialist Séan has held senior leadership roles at Weatherford, Steelhaus a Schlumberger partner and Extreme Telematics Inc.

He possesses an innate and adaptive leadership brand with a history of multidisciplinary employee management, from engineers and salesman to electricians and software developers. His career has crossed a list of business strata within Oil and Gas, from artificial lift, heavy equipment, downhole tools, oilfield services, automation, controls, software, SAAS  to drilling & completions.

Ronald Schmitz Drilling Optimization Software Advisor Trax Electronics

Ronald Schmitz

Executive Advisor

Ron holds a BSC in Chemical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, and a MEng degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Calgary. He has broad spectrum experience across the upstream, midstream, downstream, ESG and service sectors.

In the roughly four decades that Ron has worked in the oil and gas industry he has held influential positions at key industry leading companies such as Dome Petroleum, Husky Energy, Stampeder Exploration, and Stellarton Technologies. Most recently, Ron was one of the founding members of Seven Generations Energy, where he held the Chief Engineer role from 2008, when the company started, until retiring from full time work in 2014, when the company went public.

He is a tactical thinker and business leader, with a keen interest in the application of technology to amplify efficiency.

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