Edge Resources Inc. Appoints new Vice President of Operations
May 1, 2012
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- Edge Resources Inc. ("Edge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Monty McNeil as the Company’s Vice President of Operations, effective today.
Monty, a 28 year veteran of the industry, brings a solid history of operational and production management experience in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Of particular interest to Edge is Monty’s significant experience in heavy, medium and light oil asset development in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. He has been fully accountable for the management and development of large teams, significant capital programs and substantial production volumes.
Monty began his career with Page Petroleum in the Dodsland, Saskatchewan Viking oil horizon. He joined Renaissance Energy in 1991 where he progressed from operations to senior technical leadership roles. At Renaissance he enhanced his project management skills through the optimization, construction and development of a multitude of facilities and fields. Monty also spearheaded Renaissance’s power generation initiative. For the last 12 years, Monty enjoyed additional and progressive responsibilities with Renaissance’s successor, Husky Energy. At Husky, Monty managed a multitude of core projects in Eastern Alberta and throughout Saskatchewan. In his final role as Development Coordinator, Monty lead a development engineering team responsible for a $50+ million annual capital program and 21,000 bbl/day of heavy oil production in the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan region.
Brad Nichol, President & CEO of Edge, commented, “Monty is exceptional and he will be a great addition to our already exceptional team. His experience fits perfectly with the current and future needs at Edge as we commence operations in Primate, Saskatchewan on our newly acquired heavy oil play. He has demonstrated a level of fundamental accountability and responsibility that is often limited to the few true leaders in our industry. We are privileged to have been in the right place at the right time to facilitate Monty’s move to the Edge team.”
Monty is already involved in the formulation and execution of this summer’s drilling program, which will focus 100% on oil, primarily on the Company’s recently acquired lands in Primate, Saskatchewan.
About Edge Resources Inc.
Edge Resources is focused on developing a balanced portfolio of oil and natural gas assets from properties in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. Management has consistently focused on:
- Pools and horizons with exceptionally high reserves in place
- High working interests and fully operated regions
- Shallow, vertical, conventional programs with reduced risk and capital requirements
The management team’s very high drilling success rate is based on the safe, efficient deployment of capital and a proven ability to efficiently execute in shallow formations, which gives Edge Resources a sustainable, low-cost, competitive advantage.
For more information, visit the company website: www.edgeres.com or contact:
Brad Nichol, President & CEO or
Nathan Steinke, Chief Financial Officer or
Monty McNeil, Vice President of Operations
Phone: +1 (403) 767 9905
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