Board Of Directors 2018-06-19T13:24:59+00:00
Chairman

Mr. Swanberg is an independent businessman with over 35 years experience in the transportation and logistics side of oil and gas development. From April 2011 until February 2016, Mr. Swanberg was the President of Zedcor Oilfield Rentals Ltd. until its acquisition by Canadian Equipment Rentals Corp. (now Zedcor Energy Inc.).  Prior thereto, Mr. Swanberg was the President of Swanberg Bros. Trucking LP, one of the largest transporters of drilling rigs in Western Canada from May 2005 until October 2010. Mr. Swanberg was the Senior Vice President and served on the board of directors of Producer’s Oilfield Services Inc. from May 2005 to May 2006. He served on the board of directors of Horizon North Logistics Inc. from June 2006 to April 2015. In addition, Mr. Swanberg was a member of the board of directors of Safebrain Systems, Inc. from November 26, 2012 to September 25, 2014.

Director

Mr. Ian McKinnon joined the Board of Directors on January 15, 2018.  Mr. McKinnon has over thirty five years of experience in the oil and gas industry in mergers and acquisitions, business development and financing. Among his significant previous positions, Mr. McKinnon was the President and CEO of Sundance Holdings Corporation; a management consulting firm; President and CEO of EnviroVault Corporation, an oilfield services company; President and CEO of LNG Energy Ltd., an international E&P company; Chairman and CEO of Cheetah Oil and Gas Ltd., an international oil and gas company and Executive Vice President of Redwood Energy Ltd., an oil and gas company. Prior thereto Mr. McKinnon held various senior positions in a number of oilfield service companies.

Director

Mr. Purves jointed the Board of Directors on January 15, 2018. Mr. Purves is currently the Senior Principal, Oil & Gas at Stantec Inc. and has over 41 years of progressive experience in all phases of the oil and gas industry, including 23 years with Cimarron Engineering Ltd., an engineering consulting company that specialized in the development, design, installation and integrity maintenance of oil and gas pipeline systems and station facilities.  As a senior member of Stantec’s pipeline engineering team, Mr. Purves provides leadership and technical advice to major projects, specializing in the areas of design engineering, estimation and project construction management.

Director

Mr. Shillington is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Knightsbridge Capital Group which provides specialized lending, equity and advisory solutions, since 2007.  Mr. Shillington has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and in business development and commercial finance. He spent several years at GE Capital in various capacities, including risk and business management roles.  Mr. Shillington has a degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Saskatchewan. He currently serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies in the industrial, consumer services and charitable sectors.

Director

Mr. McGill has been a Partner at Stawowski McGill since 2009 and with the firm since 2000. Prior thereto, Mr. McGill was the Chief Financial Officer of a private group of oil services companies from 1993 to 2000, which was built up then sold to a large Canadian drilling contractor. Mr. McGill is a CPA, CA and has over 30 years of practical experience in corporate growth, acquisition strategies, and financial management of local and foreign subsidiaries in the US, South America, and the Caribbean. Mr. McGill is also a part time instructor of business finance at the University of Calgary.

Director

Mr. Petryk is an engineering professional with 40 years of technical, operational and managerial experience in the oil and gas industry in Canada and abroad. Since 2010 he has provided operations management consultancy services for various junior oil and gas companies active domestically and internationally. Prior thereto Mr Petryk held senior management positions in the upstream E&P sector, with junior oil and gas companies including Petrorep Canada Ltd., Redwood Energy Ltd. and Bankers Petroleum Ltd., as well as in the oilfield service sector with Fracmaster Ltd. He has served as a director on five public company boards, four of which were in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Petryk holds a Bachelor of Science in Mineral Engineering, Petroleum Specialization from the University of Alberta and is a retired member of APEGA.