Roger has 35+ years diverse experience in executive and operational roles managing domestic and international oil and gas operations for Petro Canada, Burlington Resources, Winstar Resources and Iskander Energy. Current position is Chief Executive Officer and Director, Iskander Energy Corp. Operational experiences include: drilling and completions; production; 2D and 3D seismic; contract negotiations and new country start-up. In addition to Canada, country specific experience includes Algeria, Tunisia, Georgia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Poland where he has designed and implemented drilling, seismic, completions, new oil/gas production facilities and workover operations working directly with local partners and state regulatory agencies. Roger has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from University of Waterloo
For more than 20 years, Peter has been involved in the oil and gas industry as a professional petroleum geologist in various technical and managerial roles. His geographic experience includes North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Western Asia, North Africa and Middle East. He holds a B.Sc and M.Sc from the University of Calgary in Geology and Geophysics.
He's currently an independent consultant within the oil and gas industry.
Peter is an active member in the AAPG, and a Canada Region representative to the AAPG House of Delegates. He is also an active member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) and the Association of Professional Geosciences and Engineers of Alberta (APEGA). He has co-authored multiple technical presentations at various International societal conferences.
Kevin is a veteran oil and gas explorationist with over 30 years of technical and managerial experience in the oil and gas industry. He is a geoscientist with both geological and geophysical interpretive backgrounds, and extensive international experience, primarily in the offshore South Atlantic Margin basins.
He has previously held the positions of CEO, HRT Canada and CEO of Chariot Oil and Gas; two companies with large offshore concessions in Namibia. Prior to that he was Head of Brazilian New Ventures for EnCana.
Kevin is an active member in the following organizations: AAPG, SEG, CSPG, CSEG and APEGA. He graduated from the University of Waterloo co-op program with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. He has published and presented multiple technical pieces focused on petroleum exploration and development in Canada and Internationally.
He is currently president of his own consulting company, "Out Front of the Curve", providing business development advisory services and country specific GIS project databases to companies with international assets. He also currently sits on the Board of Directors at CGEF.
Curtis Evert, Vice President, Exploration at Sherritt International Corporation, Oil & Gas and Power
Curtis Evert was born and raised on a 1905 Century Family Farm in Southeast Saskatchewan, Canada. He graduated with a B.Sc.Advanced in Geological Sciences from the University of Saskatchewan in 1984 and began his career in the oil and gas industry in 1985. He has worked for several companies during the past 30 years, focusing his efforts on petroleum and natural gas exploration and production. His early career was spent working on projects in Canada, including Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland. During the past 16 years, Curtis has focused on international ventures including projects in Cuba, Spain, Argentina, West and North Africa, Turkey, Pakistan, Brazil, United Kingdom and the South China Sea.
Curtis is currently Vice President, Exploration for Sherritt International Oil & Gas and Power. Curtis is also the co-founder and Vice President of the Canadian Global Exploration Forum
Duncan Mackay has spent fifteen years as a geologist with wide-ranging experiences, including work with small and large-cap E&P companies, both domestically and internationally. Duncan has a strong academic background with an Honours BSc. from the University of Waterloo and a Ph.D. from Queen’s University. As a coop undergraduate student, Duncan worked for Mobil Oil, ExxonMobil and Shell Canada, where he began full time work in 2001. His doctorate work focused on the sedimentology of a Western Canadian heavy-oil deposit, which has led to an on- going interest in both industry-related and academic aspects of heavy-oil reservoirs and tidal deposits in general. Duncan’s work at Shell Canada spanned 10 years and focused on frontier basins including the Sable Sub-Basin, the Orphan Basin, the Mackenzie Delta and the Beaufort Sea. In 2011, he turned his attention to South America, where he worked for Verano Energy, a Colombian-focused E&P company and, in 2014, joined Serinus Energy, where he presently works, pursuing exploration opportunities in Eastern Europe and North Africa.
Marty is the Vice President of CGEF and professional geoscientist with over 35 years of E&P experience. He has held numerous technical and management leadership positions responsible for significant exploration and field development projects involving North American and international assets and has written extensively on exploration plays, reservoir management, business optimization, and technology applications. He has been a thought leader in exploration and reservoir management, and has developed Centers of Excellence for reservoir characterization, exploration portfolio analysis and G&G training.
He has previously held positions as South America Business Unit Manager for Niko Resources, VP of International Exploration for Reliance Industries, VP of North America Business Development for the Information Store, and also enjoyed a 26-year career with Chevron that covered all US onshore basins.
At Chevron Marty also served on key corporate and industry committees, including Chevron’s Corporation Reserves Advisory Committee, Strategic Staffing and Strategic R&D Committees, and the CAPP East Coast Advisory Committee. Other significant industry and non-profit organization roles include: AAPG National Convention Poster Session Chairman; SPE Permian Basin Chapter Enhanced Recovery Conference Technical Committee; Board of Directors for the Permian Basin Graduate Center; and conference session chairmanships for AAPG, SPE, and the CIPC.
He is currently president of his own consulting company, "International Petroleum Consultants", and is President of the Oil & Gas Investments Group, a Houston-based holding company for Latin America investments in the E&P operating and services sectors.
Marty earned a bachelor’s degree in geology from Western State College of Colorado, and his master’s degree in geology from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a registered professional geologist and an AAPG Certified Petroleum Geologist. He holds memberships in the AAPG and CSPG.
John has over 40 years of technical and managerial experience in the international oil and gas industry. He is a geoscientist who has lived in Europe, Asia, North & South America, and has worked on data from all over the world.
He was previously co-founder and President/VP Exploration for Bolivar Energy Corp. and Prospero Hydrocarbons Inc.: two companies with exploration and production activities in Colombia.
John is an active member in the following organizations: AAPG, SPE, SEG, AIPN, CSPG and APEGA. He graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.
He is currently co-founder and VP Geoscience for Sun God Energy Inc., a company set up to participate in the opening up of the Mexican oil industry. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Fig Tree Foundation, a backbone organization for international development charities in Calgary.
Anne Came to Canada from Norway in 1987 to go to the University of Calgary, over 30 years later she is still here. After getting a degree in Economics Anne went on to do a certificate in Journalism and completed several courses on Managing Public Companies through the TMX Learning Academy. Her career has spanned from being a fashion manager for K-mart to setting up accounting systems for an oil and gas company in Vietnam. Anne Currently does accounting, bookkeeping and compliance for several public and private companies in the oil and gas industry as a consultant. Anne has provided bookkeeping services for CGEF since 2017.