Board

Michael Krzus

Executive Chairman, Technical Director

Mr. Michael Krzus brings over 30 years of oil and gas industry experience, including senior executive management and director positions. His experience includes managing and overseeing technical and business aspects of various conventional and unconventional oil and gas assets and liquified natural gas (LNG) projects in the United States, Australia, the Netherlands and Canada, including roles as CEO and Director of operating oil and gas companies.

Mr. Krzus was a director and the founding CEO of Emerald Oil Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed; operating oil company focused on the Williston Basin, Bakken shale oil play in the USA. Mr. Krzus was CEO and Managing Director of Emerald Oil and Gas NL, an oil and gas company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Prior to this, Mr. Krzus enjoyed a 22-year career at Woodside Petroleum Ltd. where he held various managerial and executive positions.

Mr. Krzus holds a Diploma in Oil and Gas Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and a BSc. in Petroleum Engineering from Tulsa University.


Don Currie

CEO and Director

Mr. Donald Currie has been the Chairman and CEO of the Company since February 10, 2010, and a director since July 10, 2010.

Mr. Currie has over 22 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with a focus primarily in the southern United States. From 1994 to late 2014, Mr. Currie held various positions with Enhanced Oil Resources Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company, including director, officer and VP corporate communications. Mr. Currie has also held various roles in other public ventures involved in the mining industry in South America.


David Stone

Director (Independent)

Mr. David Stone has been a Director of the Company since July 18, 2007. Mr. Stone is also the President of Minefill Services Inc. and has been since August 1999. Mr. Stone is an engineer with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry evaluating projects for mining companies. Mr. Stone has been a director of Boss Power Corp. since September 2007, a director of Southern Arc Minerals since July 2008, a director of Superior Mining International Corp. since May 2009 and a director of Electric Metals Inc. since May 2010.

Mr. Stone served as Director and CEO of Adanac Molybdenum Corporation from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Stone is a registered licensed professional engineer in several U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of British Columbia, a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Queens University, and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Queens University.


Tom Milne

Director (Independent)

Mr. Tomas (Tom) Milne is a senior financial management executive with extensive international experience in energy E&P, pipelines, oilsands and communication technology. Career roles include: Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Investment Banker, Senior Partner (CA firm) and Foreign Exchange Trader. He has been a Director of both public and private companies including Chairman of the Audit Committee for an AMEX-listed oilsands company. He is currently Chairman and Director of Precise Details Inc (a family owned company) and also a Director of Canshale Corp (a private company).


L. Edward Parker

Director (Independent)

Mr. Lewis Edward (Ed) Parker of Houston, Texas has been a Director of the Company since August 27, 2015. Mr. Parker brings over 45 years of oil and gas experience in executive and director positions with companies including El Paso Corp., Burlington Northern and Burlington Resources, where he held executive positions in finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategy and planning.