John Jeffrey, BA, MBA
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Director
Mr. Jeffrey is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a degree in economics and a MBA majoring in Finance. Mr. Jeffrey was the area finance manager for a Fortune 500 engineering consulting firm in Canada. Mr. Jeffrey has a strong background in operations and finance that has allowed him to successfully execute large international engineering and environmental projects. Mr. Jeffrey was also a founder and CFO for Axiom Exploration Ltd., a geological and engineering consulting company that has drilled over 800 wells within western Canada.
Scott Newman, BSc. Geo
Chief Operating Officer (COO), Director
Mr. Newman was the CEO and founding partner of Axiom Exploration Ltd., a geological and engineering consulting company based in Saskatchewan. Mr. Newman is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a degree in geology. His technical and management experience within the sector, Saskatchewan in particular, brings a strong operational background to the team. Mr. Newman has been involved as an executive and director to a number of private and public oil and gas exploration companies.
Scott Davis, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Mr. Davis is a Certified General Accountant and founding partner of Cross Davis & Company LLP, Certified General Accountants. Mr. Davis has over 15 years of experience including positions at Appleby Global, based in the Cayman Islands, as an Assistant Financial Controller. Prior to that he spent two years at Davidson & Company LLP Chartered Accountants as an Auditor, five years with Pacific Opportunity Capital Ltd. as an Accounting Manager and two years at Jacobson Soda and Hosak, Chartered Accountants.
Wayne Slemp has over 43 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and 37 years directly related to drilling operations in Canada and internationally both onshore and offshore. Mr. Slemp has worked extensively in the Canadian oil and gas drilling industry in western Canada as well as internationally in Pakistan, Syria, Chad, Kazakhstan, Libya, Norway, Denmark, Bangladesh, Oman, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Borneo, Indonesia and the West Coast of Africa. In his career Mr. Slemp worked as a (senior) Drilling Supervisor and Superintendent for Aral, BP, Glencore, Petro Canada and Repsol, among others.
Mr. Slemp has worked on vertical, directional and horizontal well operations on submersibles, jack-ups and various land rigs. Mr. Slemp has extensive experience working with mechanical and hydraulic liner hangers, DV tools, perforating guns, stage tools and many other down hole tools commonly utilized in the industry. Mr. Slemp also has experience on running and pulling completions with a demonstrated ability to ensure that safety policies and procedures are kept at the forefront in all operations on location.