Board of Directors

Mr. Custock was the founder and director of Uriel Gas Holdings Corp.

He is currently a dealing representative (exempt market dealer) with EMD Financial and was the founder and CEO of Newscope Capital Corporation (now PharmaTher Holdings Ltd. CSE: PHRM.CN).  Mr. Custock has over 35 years of experience as a businessman in land and property acquisitions, divestiture and financing.  In addition, he was a petroleum landman for over 25 years and later a mortgage broker and realtor.  He currently serves as a director and CEO of Intensity Capital Corporation, a private venture capital firm.  Mr. Custock attended the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

Mr. Thompson is a graduate in Honors Geophysics from the University of Manitoba and has over 40 years of energy industry experience in Western Canada, beginning with Petro-Canada and Wascana Energy, and progressing into senior executive roles in several junior entities such as Cequence, Cequel, Cyries and Marquee Energy. Mr. Thompson joined the founder of Loyal Energy in 2018 and was instrumental in growing the company to more than 5500 boepd while accumulating no debt. He served as VP Geoscience & Business Development for Loyal Energy from 2018 to 2022. Prior to that, he served as President & CEO of Marquee from 2010 to 2017. In addition to strong hands-on geophysical analysis and prospecting, Mr. Thompson has extensive Business Development experience in property & corporate A&D, corporate finance and public markets.
Mr. Kaiser is a geologist with over 35 years of experience in Western Canada and Internationally. He has drilled hundreds of wells (vertical and horizontal) and has been involved in many oil and gas discoveries in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs. He has worked for companies of varying sizes, from “start-ups” to a large subsidiary of an intermediate - US Independent (Pioneer Natural Resources Canada), and been involved in all aspects of the exploration task from identifying geophysical locations to drilling design and completion strategies. Mr. Kaiser spent almost 15 years exclusively focused on A&D work through various roles as VP Business Development with Pioneer Natural Resources Canada and Quatro Resources. This work led to the implementation of BD teams at Pioneer utilizing methodology/protocols from resource assessments of under-developed oil and gas fields from Canada, to several areas around the world where Pioneer operated. After the sale of Pioneer Natural Resources Canada to Taqa Resources, Mr. Kaiser served as Vice President Exploration & Business Development at Quatro Resources which eventually was merged with Mosaic Energy (both owned by Natural Gas Partners of Dallas), where he was responsible for capital spending within the company (roughly $290M over 2 ½ yrs) including drilling and completion of multiple horizontal wells, construction of a new 50 mmcf/d sour facility (expandable), water injection skid and lastly completion of a complex gas gathering system connecting multiple pad-sites to Mosaic’s new gas plant. Most recently Mr. Kaiser co-founded Apogee Petroleum Inc. (API) in late 2017 with a significant capital commitment from Pearl Energy Investments of Dallas, Texas, growing the company to over 2000 boepd; and culminating in the sale of Apogee in December 2021.
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