Management Team

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.

Ms. Dorval-Dronyk is a CPA, CGA with over 35 years of experience working for both public and private Canadian resource companies as CFO and most recently as VP Finance for Deltastream Energy Corporation from inception to August 2021. Deltastream was a private-equity backed startup that began operations in 2014 with $100 million of initial equity capital culminating with the sale of the company in 2022 Q3 for total proceeds of $1.7 billion. Much of Ms. Dorval-Dronyk’s experience has been with “startups” (Player Petroleum Corporation, Wrangler West Energy and Deltastream Energy Corporation). Ms. Dorval-Dronyk has extensive experience in budgeting, accounting, treasury, financial reporting and tax. Her role as CFO was also instrumental in the sale process of certain companies (Player Petroleum Corporation where she was CFO from inception to sale of the company and Nu-Sky Energy Corporation where she was added to the management team to assist with the sale process).
Mr. Vincett has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, most recently as VP Operations for Apogee Petroleum Inc. for which he was part of the growth of the company from startup to over 2000 boepd. Prior to his time at Apogee, he was Manager of Completions and Production for Mosaic Energy Ltd. (“Mosaic”) where during his tenure there, Mosaic increased its production from 4000 boed to over 15,000 boed driven by a $290 million capital budget over 2.5 years. Capital projects were heavily focused on the Kakwa Montney play including construction and start-up of a 50 mmcf/d sour processing facility. Mr. Vincett founded his consulting firm in 1999, specializing in all aspects of drilling, completion and construction phases of the oil and gas operation sector of Wester Canada. Growth of his company peaked at 30 filed consultants prior to his role at Mosaic.
Mr. Dyck is a businessman and retired lawyer following a 33 year career as a corporate lawyer with a specialty in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, Mr. Dyck was the CEO of Morwest Crane & Services Ltd. From September 2020 to August 2022. Mr. Dyck has been a director and/or corporate secretary of many oil and gas companies and other entities, including corporate secretary of Deltastream Energy Corporation from its incorporation in 2013 to its sale in 2022. Mr. Dyck is presently a director of four companies, one manufacturing, two finance and one technology, and the corporate secretary of a technology company with subsidiaries in 42 countries.
Mr. Elgert graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 1986. He partially completed a Masters in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Calgary and University of Houston while working for Esso and Exxon. He started his career working at Esso Resources in Calgary in various production engineering roles eventually specializing in artificial lift design and analysis and production optimization supporting Esso’s operations groups in Canada. Mr. Elgert co-founded Mosaic Energy, a junior oil and gas company with Rick Kunimoto, Suzanne Baden, and others in 2005 starting with 250 boepd of production and assets rolled over from Grid Resources. Over the next 10 years, the company grew to over 12,000 boepd of capability. As VP Development, Mr. Elgert was responsible for identifying, evaluating, acquiring, optimizing, and operating oil and gas properties. He was instrumental in building the cornerstone Kakwa area from 2 net sections to over 140 net sections of mineral rights with 3 primary horizontal drilling resource plays in the Montney, Dunvegan, and Wilrich formations. Most recently Mr. Elgert co-founded Apogee Petroleum Inc. in late 2017, growing the company to over 2000 boepd and lastly, instrumental in the sale of the company in December 2021.
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