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-0.03 (-1.44%)
As of 10:11 EST on Oct 23, 2017

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About Us

Management

John Rooney – CEO

John Rooney is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator with over 30 years of experience. He has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since November 2009.

Prior to co-founding the Company, Mr. Rooney served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of TUSK Energy Corporation, a publicly-traded company engaged in oil and natural gas exploration and production. Prior thereto, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Zenas Energy Corp.; President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Blizzard Energy Inc.; and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and then President and Chief Executive Officer of Equatorial Energy Inc. He is also currently a Director of Western Energy Services Corp.

Michael Makinson – VP Finance & CFO

Michael Makinson has over 30 years of experience, primarily as the lead financial officer of publicly listed oil and gas companies. He has been Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since November 2009.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Makinson was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of TUSK Energy Corporation. Prior thereto, he was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Castle Rock Petroleum Ltd.; Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Milagro Energy Inc.; and Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of BXL Energy Ltd. Mr. Makinson is a Chartered Accountant and received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary.

Robert Will – COO

Robert Will is a professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has been Chief Operating Officer of the Company since June 2017, and prior thereto Vice President, Operations; Vice President, Business Development; and Vice President, EOR & Reserves. He has been with the company since June 2011.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Will held various management positions at Devon Canada Corporation and its predecessor, Northstar Energy Corporation. Prior thereto, he was employed as a reservoir and production engineer at Canadian Hunter Exploration Ltd., and as an exploitation engineer at Dome Petroleum Ltd. Mr. Will received a Bachelor’s in Geological Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master’s in Chemical Engineering (Petroleum) from the University of Calgary. He is a Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta.

Larry Pewar – VP Business and Corporate Development

Larry Pewar has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with a focus on reservoir, production and facilities. He has been Vice President, Business and Corporate Development since January 2017, and prior thereto Vice President, Engineering of the Company.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pewar was Vice President, Production of TUSK Energy Corporation; Manager, Business Development of Zenas Energy Corp.; and Manager, Development of Blizzard Energy Inc. Prior thereto, he held positions at Equatorial Energy Inc., Fish Creek Resources Inc., and PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd. Mr. Pewar is a Professional Engineer and received a Hydrocarbon Engineering Diploma from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science, Petroleum Engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.

Wendy Mullane – VP Human Resources

Wendy Mullane has over 18 years of experience in human resources across a variety of industries. She has been Vice President, Human Resources since January 2013, and prior thereto Manager, Human Resources. She has been with the Company since December 2010.

Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Mullane operated Wendy Mullane Consulting and held senior human resources positions with The Bank of Nova Scotia and IKEA. Ms. Mullane received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Alberta and a Master of Business Administration from Dalhousie University. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional.

Nolan Lerner – VP Development & Team Lead - Cactus

Nolan Lerner has over 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has been Vice President, Development since January 2017, and is also Team Lead for the Cactus Lake asset. Prior thereto, he was Team Lead for the Mannville asset. He has been with Northern Blizzard since October 2013.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lerner held several positions at Penn West Exploration Ltd., most recently as Development Team Lead for the Carbonates Business Unit. Prior thereto, he was an Exploitation Engineer with a focus on conventional waterflood management. He also previously held positions at Talisman Energy Inc. and Encana Corporation. Mr. Lerner is a Professional Engineer and received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Systems Engineering from the University of Regina.