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President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Binnion is one of the founding shareholders of Questerre and has been actively involved in the financing and executive management of numerous private and public companies over the last 16 years.
He was a founding shareholder and Chief Executive Officer of Flowing from 1996 until 2001 and served as the Chairman of the Board from 1996 to 2004. He is also President and a Director of Terrenex and its predecessor since 1995 and a Director of High Arctic Energy Services, a public oilfield services company since 2005. From 1997 to 2000, he was founding shareholder, President, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of CanArgo.
Mr. Binnion holds Board positions with other private and public companies in Canada.
Mr. Binnion is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the University of Alberta.
Vice President, Exploration
Exploration Manager since March 2001 and Vice President, Exploration since January 2004. Mr. Brodylo has over 20 years experience as a geologist with medium to large energy companies.
Mr. Brodylo's career has focused on both development and exploration activities primarily in Central Alberta. He has been responsible for independently generating prospects, conducting large-scale regional studies and geological mapping integrated with the work of geophysics and petrophysics. He was employed by Draig Energy Ltd. as exploration geologist from June 1998 to March 2001. From 1995 to 1998, he was employed by Pan Northern Resources Ltd. Prior thereto, he was employed by Samedan Oil of Canada Ltd. Mr. Brodylo was previously employed by Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. as a exploration geologist in domestic and international operations from 1989 to 1993.
Mr. Brodylo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Calgary.
Vice President, Engineering & Operations
Mr. Coldham has been Vice President, Engineering and Operations since December 2005. A petroleum engineer, he has over 24 years of experience in the Western Canadian Sedimentary basin with both multinational and junior companies.
Mr. Coldham's career has been broad in scope with responsibilities in all aspects of hydrocarbon exploration, production and refining. He has worked in almost all parts of the hydrocarbon value chain with responsibilities ranging from VP Business Development/Exploration to responsibilities in the Supply and Scheduling group at a refinery. A generalist, he has a strong business background with significant experience in Business Development and Evaluations.
Mr. Coldham was employed from 1982 to 1998 with Chevron Canada where he held positions ranging from drilling and completions, exploration engineering, through to assignments in Chevron's Burnaby refinery. From 1998 to 2001, he was employed at Dynegy Canada Midstream where he was gained extensive experience with gas plants, sour gas development and regulatory procedures. He then consulted briefly prior to his most recent employment as VP Business Development (responsible for Acquisitions and Exploration) at a private junior oil company, Fortune Energy Inc., from April 2002 to November 2005.
Mr. Coldham holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the University of Calgary. He is a registered Professional Engineer with APEGGA in Alberta.
Vice President, Finance
Mr. D'Silva has over 13 years progressive experience in corporate finance and management of primarily junior public companies. He currently serves as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer and is one of the founding shareholders of Questerre.
Mr. D'Silva has been employed by Terrenex and its predecessor since 1995 and has been actively involved in several of its investee companies including Flowing and CanArgo. Prior to his employment by Questerre, Mr. D'Silva was employed by CanArgo as Corporate Compliance Officer from 1998 to 2000.
Mr. D'Silva holds a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Utah State University.
Vice President, Land
Mr. Tityk has been Vice President, Land since November 2005.
He has over nine years experience most recently as the Land Lead with Hunt Oil Company of Canada Inc. where he played an integral role in expanding both the exploration and developmental plays Hunt had within Central Alberta, Northern Alberta, the Foothills, and NE British Columbia. Prior to Hunt he was a Landman with Star Oil Gas Ltd., Calpine Canada Corporation and Encal Energy Ltd. where he was responsible for the initiation and negotiation of numerous transactions.
Mr. Tityk holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Petroleum Land Management and Accounting from the University of Calgary. He is also an active member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen.
Manager of Operations
Chief Operator since May 1, 2002. Mr. Mindus has over 25 years' oil and gas operations experience with five years' experience operating at the Beaver River Field.
Mr. Mindus' career has focused on all aspects of operating oil and gas production facilities, particularly in remote locations, including well and plant operations, plant maintenance, basic well servicing, heavy equipment operations and structural welding. Prior to his employment with Questerre, he was employed as a contract operator for Nexen Inc. where he was responsible for operations at their Hay River field in northwestern Alberta and the Beaver River Field. From 1989 to 1995, he was employed by Wascana Energy and was responsible for the operation of their Senate and Battle Creek processing facilities in Saskatchewan. From 1980 to 1989, he was employed by Norcen Energy Resources Ltd., where his duties included operating their St. Albert, Boyer, Judy Creek and Spirit River processing facilities in Alberta.