People: Tourmaline Oil Corp (TOU.TO)

TOU.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

39.31CAD
24 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Rose

2008 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Brian Robinson

2008 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Director

Allan Bush

2014 Chief Operating Officer - Production, Vice President

Robert Yurkovich

2013 Part Time Executive Vice President - Exploration, Director

Ronald Hill

2009 Vice President - Exploration

Tim Krysak

2013 Vice President - Drilling

Drew Tumbach

52 2008 Vice President - Land and Contracts

W. Scott Kirker

2008 General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Blakely

2011 Lead Independent Director

Kevin Keenan

2008 Director

Clayton Riddell

76 2008 Director

William Armstrong

2008 Independent Director

Lee Baker

2011 Independent Director

John Elick

2013 Independent Director

Phillip Lamoreaux

2010 Independent Director

Andrew MacDonald

2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Rose

Mr. Michael L. Rose is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Tourmaline Oil Corp., August 6 2008. Prior thereto, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Duvernay Oil Corp. (“Duvernay”), a publicly traded oil and gas company (2004-2008). Mr. Rose has more than 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and held various exploration and production positions including managing exploration and petroleum engineering research for a large E&P company before founding Berkley Petroleum Corp. (“Berkley”) in 1993. After the sale of Berkley in 2004, Mr. Rose founded Duvernay, which was sold in August 2008. Mr. Rose was educated at Queen’s University, graduating with an honours degree in Geology. Mr. Rose is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Among other awards Mr. Rose is the recipient of the Stanley Slipper Gold Medal from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (2009).

Brian Robinson

Mr. Brian G. Robinson is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Prior thereto, Mr. Robinson was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Duvernay and prior to that was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Berkley. Prior thereto, Mr. Robinson held numerous positions in finance and accounting with intermediate and senior oil and gas companies commencing his career with a large public accounting firm. Mr. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.

Allan Bush

Mr. Allan J. Bush is Chief Operating Officer - Production, Vice President of Tourmaline Oil Corp., April 2014. Prior thereto, Completions and Operations Engineering Manager of Tourmaline. Prior thereto, Completions and Operations Engineering Manager of Duvernay Oil Corp.

Robert Yurkovich

Mr. Robert N. Yurkovich is Part Time Executive Vice President - Exploration, Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. He was Executive Vice President, Exploration of Tourmaline since October 2008. Prior to Tourmaline, Mr. Yurkovich was a director and the Vice President, Exploration of Duvernay Oil Corp. He served as the Vice President of Exploration at Berkley prior to that. Mr. Yurkovich is the recipient of the Stanley Slipper Gold Medal from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (2003). Mr. Yurkovich holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo. Mr. Yurkovich is a member of both the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Ronald Hill

Mr. Ronald J. Hill is Vice President - Exploration of Tourmaline Oil Corp. He has 30 years experience working in the oil and natural gas industry, with an emphasis on the play geology of the WCSB. Mr. Hill began his professional career at Petro-Canada; rising to the position of Exploration Team Leader for NEBC. For the majority of the last 15 years, he has worked at Berkley, Duvernay and now Tourmaline with increasing roles and responsibilities. Mr. Hill holds a Bachelor of Science, with honours, in Geology, graduating in 1980 from the University of Western Ontario.

Tim Krysak

Mr. Tim A. Krysak is Vice President - Drilling of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Prior thereto, Drilling Manager of Tourmaline. Prior thereto, Drilling Manager of Duvernay Oil Corp.

Drew Tumbach

Mr. Drew E. Tumbach is Vice President - Land and Contracts of Tourmaline Oil Corp. He has 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Tumbach was Vice President, Land and Contracts at Duvernay and prior to that, was Vice President, Land at Anadarko Petroleum Corp., following his tenure at Berkley as Vice President, Land and Contracts. Mr. Tumbach holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen.

W. Scott Kirker

Mr. W. Scott Kirker is General Counsel, Secretary of Tourmaline Oil Corp. He has 29 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Tourmaline, Mr. Kirker served as Manager of Corporate Affairs at Duvernay. Mr. Kirker has held legal positions in private corporations and teaching positions at the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business. Mr. Kirker is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Science degree from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Alberta.

Robert Blakely

Mr. Robert W. Blakely is Lead Independent Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. Blakely is the President of Likrilyn Capital Corporation and Eastbourne Investments Ltd. Mr. Blakely formerly practiced law in Toronto, specializing in litigation and completing his career in 1990 as Managing Partner at Raymond and Honsberger. In 1990, Mr. Blakely started an asset management firm focussing on oil and gas and US real estate. The business invested in several private and public ventures and concentrated on Canadian oil and gas entities and oil service companies. The real estate investments have been geographically situated in South and Southwest US. Mr Blakely has served as Chair of the Audit Committee of Tourmaline since inception and is past chair of the Audit Committee of Duvernay. Additional audit committee experiences were on the public boards of Scott's Hospitality Inc., Denninghouse Inc., Laser Quest Corporation and Connor Clark Ltd. and private entities Likrilyn, Eastbourne, Perojean Investments Limited and the Caring Foundation. Mr. Blakely graduated from Queen's University in 1973 with an LL.B. and has been a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1975. He is the past Chairman of Queen's University Arts & Science Deans Council.

Kevin Keenan

Mr. Kevin J. Keenan is Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. Keenan has been an independent businessman since November 2009. He was the Vice President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Exshaw Oil Corp. and prior thereto was the President of Manor House Venture Partners Inc. Mr. Keenan started his 32 year career in production engineering and has held senior engineering and chief operating officer positions in Berkley, Duvernay and Exshaw Oil Corp. He has extensive experience in exploration engineering and operations as well as managing E&P organizations. Mr. Keenan previously served as a director of Duvernay and is president of Foxwood Inc. a private oil/real estate investment company.

Clayton Riddell

Mr. Clayton H. Riddell is Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. Riddell has been the Chairman of the Board, CEO, and a director of Paramount Resources Ltd. (“Paramount”) since 1978. He is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Perpetual Energy Inc., the Chairman of the Board of Trilogy Energy Corp., a director and the CEO of MGM Energy Corp. (which has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Paramount), all of which are public oil and gas exploration and production companies. Mr. Riddell graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Geology and is currently a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. He received the J.C. Sproule Memorial Plaque from the Canadian Institute of Mining (1994), the Stanley Slipper Gold Medal from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (1999), an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba (2004), and an Outstanding Explorer award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (2004). In 2006, Mr. Riddell was inducted into the Calgary Business Hall of Fame and in 2008 he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

William Armstrong

Mr. William D. Armstrong is Independent Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. Armstrong is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Oil & Gas Inc. (“AOG”), an oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Armstrong founded AOG in 1985, and has grown the business by generating and drilling large impact wildcat exploration opportunities. Over the last fifteen years, AOG has been involved in the discovery of over a dozen new fields with recent areas of activity in the North Slope and Cook Inlet basins of Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, the San Joaquin Valley, the Williston basin, the Michigan basin, and the Wyoming/Utah Overthrust Belt. Mr Armstrong graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Geology in 1982 and is active in numerous business ventures, investments and philanthropies and is on the board of the Denver Art Museum and Southern Methodist University.

Lee Baker

Mr. Lee A. Baker is Independent Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. Baker is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nordegg Resources Inc., a private oil and gas company which he cofounded in March 2008. Prior thereto, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of RSX Energy Inc., a publicly listed oil and gas company. Mr. Baker has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and held various positions as geologist, district geologist, Vice-president, and President and Chief Operating officer of a publicly traded oil and gas exploration company. Mr. Baker was educated at McMaster University, graduating with an Honours degree in Geology. Mr. Baker is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

John Elick

Mr. John W. Elick is an Independent Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. Elick was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cinch Energy Corp, a public oil and natural gas company from November 2001 to November 2009 and the Non-Executive Chairman from November 2009 to July 12, 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Elick occupied the position of Vice President of Land at Pan East Petroleum Corp. (a public oil and natural gas company that he co-founded) from July 1993 to November 1998. Prior to that he spent 23 years at Amoco Canada ending his time there as Division Landman. Mr. Elick holds a degree from the College of the Sequoias.

Phillip Lamoreaux

Mr. Phillip A. Lamoreaux is an Independent Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. Lamoreaux has served as program chairman for the Financial Analysts Federation High Technology Conference and is currently a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. He has served as President of the Interfaith Housing Foundation and was on the Boards of Hospice of Marin, Northern California Olympic Committee, Marin Theatre Company and Yosemite National Institutes. Mr. Lamoreaux received a B.A. in economics, with minors in engineering and mathematics, from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Andrew MacDonald

Mr. Andrew B. MacDonald is Independent Director of Tourmaline Oil Corp. Mr. MacDonald has been an independent businessman since January 2009. Prior thereto he was the Co-Head of Canadian Equities and Portfolio Manager with Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management, where he was responsible for client investments in the Energy sector. He began his career as a well site geologist and has worked in the investment business for 30 years. He worked for 23 years as an investment/portfolio manager and has extensive experience in financial statement analysis, corporate governance, and compensation. He has served on the boards of various charitable organizations including the John Howard Society of Toronto.

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