Peter Carwardine

Founder, Director & CEO

  • Over 40 years of energy experience with focus on land acquisition, Business Development, A&D
  • Former VP Encal, CEO of Virtus, CEO of Nexstar, VP Land & BD of Canadian pension fund management Co.
  • BBA, University of Texas (PLM)

Gary Kline

Founder, Director & President

  • Over 40 years of energy marketing, commercial development and risk management experience
  • Former SVP Provident Energy, Director BD TransAlta, Managing Director Reliant Energy, VP US Generating
  • BA Economics, University of Calgary

William Sawchuk, P. Eng.

Vice President, Engineering

  • Over 30 years of energy experience in reservoir/exploitation engineering and reserve evaluations
  • Former Manager, Engineering and JV, ARC Resources
  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Calgary

Independent Directors

Michael A. Thackray, KC

  • Recognized as a top energy and natural resources lawyer in Canada
  • Partner at Dentons Canada LLP, former partner McLeod Dixon, Thackray Burgess, McMillan LLP
  • Author, lecturer, counsel for selected clients and governments

Gordon W. Phillips, B. Comm.

  • 40+ years experience in the leadership of oil and gas companies WCSB
  • Focus on asset management for Canadian pension funds
  • Former President of Pensionfund Energy, Guard Resources, CEO of OMERS Energy Inc. (retired)


Donald K. Biberdorf, KC

Former Co-Managing Partner, Felesky Flynn LPP

Tom Buchanan, FCPA

Managing Partner BTG Capital Inc. Former Founder and CEO of Provident Energy Trust

Cameron G. Vouri, P. Eng

Former President of Provident Energy Trust, Canadian O&G Division

Bradley Maynes, P. Geol

Former Senior Executive City of Medicine Hat, Equinor (Statoil)

Ross Drysdale, BA and LLB

Corporate, Securities and Business Lawyer