• RONALD P. MATHISON

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Director since March 8, 2004
    Member of the Audit Committee
    Member of the Compensation Committee

    Independent

     

    Mr. Mathison is one of the Corporation's founders and served as a member of the board of directors and as Chairman of the Corporation since its formation in 1999.  Mr. Mathison is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Matco Investments Ltd. and Matco Capital Ltd., private investment firms which specialize in providing capital and management expertise to companies in which they have an interest.  Mr. Mathison has extensive experience in restructuring and financing companies in both the public and private markets.  Until October 2000, Mr. Mathison was a director and principal of Peters & Co. Limited, an investment firm specializing in the oil and natural gas industry.  Prior thereto, Mr. Mathison and two other individuals formed the nucleus of Peters & Co. Capital, a private merchant banking entity that is widely associated with numerous restructurings of oil and natural gas exploration and production companies and oilfield service companies.

  • DOUGLAS R. RAMSAY

    Vice Chairman and Founder
    Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
    Director since March 24, 2004
    Member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee

    Not independent

     

    Mr. Ramsay is a founder and the Vice Chairman of the Corporation, and he has served as a member of the board of directors of the Corporation since its formation in 1999.  Mr. Ramsay also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from its inception to November 1, 2010 and as Chief Executive Officer from November 1, 2010 until December 31, 2013.  Mr. Ramsay has an extensive background in the oil and natural gas industry.  Prior to 1994, Mr. Ramsay was the President of Canadian Fracmaster Ltd., where he spent 12 years enhancing the overall presence such company in Canada and worldwide.  Previous industry experience as a Project Manager for Delta Consultants, Drilling and Completions Foreman for Dome Petroleum Corp., and Service Operator for BJ Well Services Company has contributed to Mr. Ramsay's overall knowledge of the industry.  Mr. Ramsay is also a director for Tesco Corporation, a public oilfield service company.

  • FERNANDO AGUILAR

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Director since May 12, 2008
    Not Independent

     

    Mr. Aguilar has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since January 1, 2014 and prior thereto, Mr. Aguilar served as the President and Chief Operating Officer since November 2010.  From April 2009 until October 2010, Mr. Aguilar was the President, Geophysical Services for the Americas of CGGVeritas, a global geophysical company.  Prior thereto, he held the position of President, Eastern Hemisphere, and prior to that was Executive Vice President for Canada Land Processing, Canada Land Library and Western Hemisphere Land Acquisition.  Upon joining Veritas in 2004, Mr. Aguilar's leadership role encompassed responsibility for Canadian and Latin American operations and business sectors.  Formerly with Schlumberger Limited, Mr. Aguilar has over thirty years of worldwide experience in various technology, business and oilfield sectors.

  • GREGORY S. FLETCHER

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Director since May 8, 2002
    Chair of the Audit Committee
    Member of the Compensation Committee
    Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

    Independent

     

    Mr. Fletcher is an independent businessman involved in the oil and natural gas industry in western Canada.  He is currently the President of Sierra Energy Inc., a private oil and natural gas company that he founded in 1997.  Mr. Fletcher is also a director of: Peyto Exploration & Development Corp., a public oil and natural gas company; Total Energy Services Inc., a public oilfield service company; and Whitecap Resources Inc., a public oil and natural gas company.  During 2009, Mr. Fletcher completed the Director Education Program developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman School of Management in conjunction with the Haskayne School of Business.

  • JAMES S. BLAIR

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Director since May 8, 2002
    Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
    Chair of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee

    Independent

     

    Mr. Blair is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Glenogle Energy Inc., a private oil and gas exploration and development company.  Mr. Blair was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExAlta Energy Inc. from 2002 to 2008.  Until January 2002, Mr. Blair was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Husky Energy Inc.  Mr. Blair is a member of the External Research Advisory Board of the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary.

  • KEVIN R. BAKER

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
    Director since May 11, 2010
    Member of the Compensation Committee
    Member of the Audit Committee
    Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

    Independent

     

    Mr. Baker served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Century Oilfield Services Inc. from August 2005 until November 10, 2009, when it was acquired by the Corporation.  He has also served as the President and Managing Director of Baycor Capital Inc. (and its predecessor companies), a company whose principal business is that of a private merchant bank, since January 1990 and the Chief Executive Officer of ConleyMax Inc., an oilfield service company, since September 2011.  He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Loncor Resources Inc. (formerly, Nevada Bob's International Inc., a company whose principal business was the licensing of trademarks) from September 2000 until November 2009.

  • LORNE A. GARTNER

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Director since May 11, 2010
    Member of the Audit Committee
    Member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee
    Chair of the Compensation Committee

    Independent

     

    Mr. Gartner is an independent businessman. Formerly he was the Managing Director of Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets, a position he held from 2000 to 2006.  Prior to that time, he was a Vice President of Royal Bank of Canada, Calgary Energy Group.