Ian McMurtrie, Chairman 2 3
Mr. McMurtrie became a member of the Board of Bankers Petroleum Ltd. in December 2011. Prior to his Board appointment, Mr. McMurtrie served as Executive Vice President, Exploration and Development, of Bankers since January 2008. From July 2004 to January 2008, Mr. McMurtrie was Vice President, Exploration of Rally Energy Corp. and has remained their advisor since late 2003. He is also the President of Cawdor Investments Ltd., a private company managing oil and gas royalties and providing technical oil and gas consulting services to public and private companies. Mr. McMurtrie began his career with Texaco Exploration Canada Ltd. and received a B.S.C. (Honours) degree in Geology from Queen's University in 1970.
Joseph Ash, Director, President and CEO 4
Mr. Ash was employed by Devon Energy Corporation from 2001 to May 2010, serving in several capacities in both domestic and international operations. Most recently, Mr. Ash served as Devon's Senior Vice President and VP Exploration, International and Offshore Divisions where he led his team to three material deepwater discoveries in Brazil and Angola. Mr. Ash was previously Director of Special Projects and prior to that, Mr. Ash served as Exploration and Business Development Manager in Devon's International Division. He joined Devon in 2001 when the company acquired Santa Fe Energy. At the time of acquisition, Mr. Ash served as Santa Fe's Exploration Manager, South America. Mr. Ash was employed by Santa Fe from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Ash began his oil and gas career in 1985 with Mitchell Energy Corporation, where he was responsible for exploration and development projects within the Gulf Coast and Mid Continent regions until 1997. Mr. Ash's industry experience includes exploration, development, business development, budgeting and reserve planning. Mr. Ash has a bachelor's degree in Geology from Stanford University and did graduate work at the University of Texas.
Dr. William J. F. Roach, P. Eng. 3
Dr. William Roach became Chief Executive Officer of Cavalier Energy Inc., a spin off from Paramount Resources in November 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Roach served as CEO of Calera and President & CEO of UTS where he lead the Corporation's Executive team and was responsible for maximizing the value growth opportunities for UTS shareholders. UTS was sold to TOTAL for approximately $1.75 billion. Dr. Roach has a successful 25-year track record directing and managing the design, construction and delivery of large capital-intensive national and international upstream oil and gas projects. Dr. Roach worked internationally for Shell, British-Borneo, and Husky Energy on the East Coast of Canada. Dr. Roach is a Professional Engineer in Canada and the UK and holds a B.Sc. in Metallurgy and a Ph.D. in Physical Metallurgy.
Agustin Llana, Director 1
Mr. Llana is an independent businessman and spent approximately 35 years working with Royal Dutch Shell B.V. Most recently, from 2006 to 2008, Mr. Llana was the chairman of the board of Shell Espana, where he oversaw revenue of €1 billion, 260 employees and was the country chair of Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Llana was the General Manager for Gas and Power and Renewables for Shell Energy Europe (SEE) B.V. in Iberia and member of SEE's Management Team for Southern Europe, where Mr. Llana put together Shell's first LNG cargo diversion out of Europe, pipeline/LNG swaps and negotiated power purchase agreements. From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Llana was the Supply Director of Shell Espana SA and Shell Portuguesa SA, where he was part of the team that launched the Company's entry into the Spanish gas and power markets, put together the first direct trade by Shell of LNG cargo in Iberia and negotiated several LNG supply and sale contracts with major Iberian players.
Gerald Romanzin, Director 1 2 4
Gerald Romanzin is an independent Calgary businessman who serves as a director of Crescent Point Energy Corp., Petrowest Energy Services Ltd., and Trimac Transportation Services Inc. He also serves as a trustee of Trimac Income Fund and a member of the independent advisory committee for Titan Funds Incorporated. Formerly, Mr. Romanzin served as a director of FET Resources Ltd., Ketch Resources Ltd., Ketch Resources Trust, Condence Energy Inc., Kereco Energy Ltd., and Flowing Energy Corporation. Mr. Romanzin was the Executive Vice President of the TSX Venture Exchange from November 1999 to April 2002 where he was responsible for overseeing the Corporate Finance group and regional operations. In addition, he assumed the role of Acting President of the TSX Venture Exchange from December 2001 to April 2002. Mr. Romanzin is a chartered accountant and was a financial analyst with the Alberta Securities Commission for four years prior to joining the Alberta Stock Exchange in 1987. Mr. Romanzin was the Executive Vice President of the Alberta Stock Exchange from June 1995 to its change to the TSX Venture Exchange in November 1999. Mr. Romanzin obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.
Gregory Turnbull, Director 2 3 4
Mr. Turnbull is the Regional Managing Partner of the Calgary office of McCarthy Tétrault LLP, which he joined in July 2002 following his previous position as a partner of Donahue LLP. Throughout his career, he has served as a director or officer for Action Energy Inc., Baytex Energy Ltd., Barrington Petroleum Ltd., Brandon Energy Ltd., Castle Rock Petroleum Ltd., Cypress Energy Inc., Flagship Energy Inc., Flowing Energy Corp., Hawk Oil Inc., Hawk Energy Inc., Kensington Energy Ltd., Lexxor Energy Inc., Mannville Oil & Gas Ltd., Newquest Energy Inc., Petrostar Petroleums Inc., Pinnacle Resources Ltd., Quadron Resources Ltd., Quintex Energy Ltd., Rally Energy Corp., ResoQuest Resources Ltd., Seventh Energy Ltd., Spire Energy Ltd., Storm Energy Inc., Tri Ex Oil & Gas Ltd., Trigas Exploration Ltd., Trimox Energy Inc., Twin Energy Ltd., Vitreous Environmental Group Inc. and Westward Energy Inc. Mr. Turnbull is currently serving as a director of Crescent Point Energy Corp., Heritage Oil plc, Storm Exploration Inc., Hawk Exploration Ltd., BNP Resources Inc., Canadian Superior Energy Inc., Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. and Seaview Energy Inc. Mr. Turnbull received a BA. (Honours) degree from Queen's University in 1976 and an LLB from the University of Toronto in 1979.
Patric Monteleone, Director, Executive Vice President 1
Mr. Monteleone founded the Company in 1993 and was the President and Chief Executive Officer during the exploration stage of the Company. Previously, Mr. Monteleone was the Vice President of Heritage Exploration and Production Company from 1989 to 1993, Geologic Supervisor with Tenneco Exploration and Production Company from 1982 to 1989, Exploration Manager, Brazil with Occidental Petroleum and Production Company from 1981 to 1982 and Senior Geologist with British Petroleum from 1973 to 1981. Mr. Monteleone graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and received a PhD in Geology from Leicester University in England in 1973.
1 Audit Committee
2 Compensation Committee
3 Reserves Committee
4 Corporate Govern Committee