Chief Executive Officer
Rob Colcleugh brings over 20 years of diverse energy and capital markets experience. He most recently held the senior leadership position of Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Energy Services & Technology Corp., a managed pressure drilling service company. He remains a member of the Board of Directors of that entity and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. During his professional career, Mr. Colcleugh was Managing Director of Investment Banking for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and was one of the founding members of Tristone Capital Inc. Over the last 15 years, he has provided financing, mergers, acquisitions and divestiture advisory services to a broad array of energy companies in the domestic Canadian, international, midstream and technology industries.
He has a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the Ivey Business School.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Tim Krysak is a Professional Engineer with 23 years of extensive technical, operational and managerial experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Over the past 13 years, he was a key member of the management teams of both Tourmaline Oil Corp. and Duvernay Oil Corp. He most recently held the position of Vice President Drilling with Tourmaline, responsible for leading the successful execution of their extensive drilling and completion activities. Throughout his career, Mr. Krysak’s focus has been on operations optimization and efficiency with specific attention to cost reduction and well productivity.
Dean J.W. Bernhard
Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer and Director
Dean Bernhard is a Chartered Professional Accountant with 26 years of upstream oil and gas experience and is currently the Company’s Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his current role, Mr. Bernhard served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Orleans Energy Ltd. He began his career with Amoco Canada Limited and previously worked for Tarragon Oil and Gas Limited, Marathon Oil Canada Limited, Compton Petroleum and E3 Energy Inc., in various progressively senior financial and accounting roles.
Vice President, Engineering
Jeremy Smith is a professional engineer with over 16 years of experience within the upstream oil and gas and oilfield service industries. During his professional career, Mr. Smith has held various managerial, operational, and technical roles with Tourmaline Oil Corp., EQT Production Company, Shell Canada Limited and Schlumberger Oilfield Services. His most recent role was as a senior technical member of Tourmaline’s drilling department, wherein he was responsible for the successful, cost-effective execution of their extensive drilling operations.
Vice President, Completion & Production
Gregg Nixon has 14 years of experience within the upstream oil and gas and oilfield service industries. Most recently, Mr. Nixon was responsible for development, exploitation, completions and production engineering in the Deep Basin for Tourmaline Oil Corp., with a major focus on completion design, fracture optimization, and overall operational execution and efficiencies. He was an integral member of a team that delivered significant, cost-effective production growth over a six-year period in Tourmaline’s Central Deep Basin area. Prior to Tourmaline, he worked at Duvernay Oil Corp., Shell Canada and also Sanjel Corporation and Calfrac Well Services Ltd., in various progressive roles.
Vice President, Exploration
Zoran Jankovic is a Professional Geologist with 18 years of oil and gas exploration and development experience. Over the last 16 years, he worked exclusively at Paramount Resources Ltd., wherein he played a key role in the successful growth of Paramount’s liquids-rich, Deep Basin Montney and multi-zone Cretaceous tight gas developments in addition to the recent evaluation and assessment of Paramount’s recently-announced acquisition of Apache Canada. Mr. Jankovic graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1998 with a B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Geology. He began his career at Chevron Canada Resources and Phillips Petroleum Resources before moving to Paramount, where he progressed his career to the most recent position of Geology Manager.