Management Team

  1. Tim S. Granger - President & CEO

    Mr. Granger was appointed as our President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2013 and serves as a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Granger served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Molopo Energy Limited, an oil and gas exploration and production company, from January 2012 to January 2013, and as President and Chief Executive Officer, and director of Compton Petroleum Corporation from January 2009 to December 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Granger held the office of Vice President, Asset Optimization and Chief Operating Officer at Paramount Energy Trust and, prior to that, Managing Director of TAQA North following the acquisition of Primewest Energy by TAQA in January of 2008. Mr. Granger had been the Chief Operating Officer of Primewest which he joined in 1999. Mr. Granger has more than 28 years of extensive experience in exploitation, production operations and asset management. Mr. Granger graduated from Carleton University with a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering.

  2. Mimi M. Lai - Vice President Finance & CFO

    Ms. Lai was appointed as our Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer in September 2016. She had held the position of Vice President, Finance since January 2015, and Controller since May 2014. Prior to joining our Company, Ms. Lai served as Manager, Financial Reporting at Harvest Operations Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company, from January 2011 to May 2014. From January 2001 to January 2011, Ms. Lai held several increasingly senior positions with Ernst & Young LLP, culminating as the Sr. Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services. Ms. Lai is a Chartered Accountant since 2003 and received a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting degree from the University of Calgary in 2000.

  3. Brad Likuski - Vice President, Operations

    Mr. Likuski was appointed as our Vice President, Operations in October 2018. He had held the position of Manager of Exploitation since May 2016. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Likuski held the position of Vice President Production at Spyglass Resources Corp. from April 2013 to April 2016, and the position of Vice President Engineering at AvenEx Energy Corp. from July 2010 to March 2013. Mr. Likuski has over 25 years of industry experience, and graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering in 1990.

  4. Tony van Winkoop - Vice President Exploration

    Mr. van Winkoop was appointed as our Vice President, Exploration in September 2016. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. van Winkoop was President and Chief Executive Officer of Arsenal since July 2007. From August 2000 to June 2007, Mr. van Winkoop was the Manager of Development of Primewest Energy. Mr. van Winkoop served as the Vice President of Exploration for Venator Petroleum from November 1988 to August 2000, and was previously a Geologist with Petro Canada since May 1982. Mr. van Winkoop graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering.

  5. Gjoa Taylor - Vice President Land

    Ms. Taylor was appointed as our Vice President, Land in September 2016. Prior to joining our Company, she was Vice President, Land of Arsenal Energy Inc. since February 2008, and played an instrumental role in several key transactions that contributed to the growth of the company. Ms. Taylor has over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has held positions of increasing responsibility with Imperial Oil, Crestar Energy, and PrimeWest Energy. She has served as a Director on the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) and has been involved in several CAPL committees. Ms. Taylor received a BA in Law with a minor in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Calgary in 1995.