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Hayley

Hayley Silberg P.Geo., E.I.T.

Geoscientist and Manager, Sproule Training

Hayley has been a Petroleum Geoscientist with Sproule’s Reservoir Characterization Practice Area since 2011. She performs 3D reservoir geomodelling, geostatistical analysis, uncertainty modelling, seismic interpretation, seismic attribute mapping, and reserves evaluation. Additionally, Hayley is the Manager of Sproule Training, responsible for teaching, marketing, developing and coordinating Sproule’s industry courses. She has technical experience in Western Canada, Ontario, offshore Eastern Canada, the United States, the North Sea, Africa, Oman, New Zealand, Colombia and Madagascar.


Cameron

Cameron Six P.Eng.

Senior Petroleum Engineer

Cameron’s 16-year tenure at Sproule includes reserve and contingent resource evaluations, acquisitions, divestitures, security commission reports, reserve audits, and international property evaluations. Cameron is the former President and CEO of Sproule. Cam has provided expert witness testimony across the globe as well as support to legal teams for litigation purposes. Cam has also held various technical and management positions with Mobil Oil Canada and ExxonMobil Canada.


Keith

Keith Carr C.E.T.

Independent Training Consultant

Keith has spent three decades in the oil and gas industry and has been sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with students for several years. His experience spans many of the technical disciplines, including drilling, completion, production engineering, and facilities in both conventional and unconventional resources. During his years in the industry he has prepared many reserves evaluations for large and small companies and has been involved in a number of corporate evaluations.


Barry

Barry Hanson P.Eng.

Senior Petroleum Engineer

Barry has been teaching with Sproule since 2017. He has over thirty-five years of industry experience, including five years of reserves and resource evaluation experience, with an emphasis on type curve analyses for Canadian and US unconventional assets.


Tamara

Tamara Warren P. Eng.

Petroleum Engineer

Tamara has been teaching with Sproule since 2017. She has five years of experience with Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin reservoirs, estimating technical reserves and resources. She specializes in capital and operating costs for Canadian reserve evaluations.


Liam

Liam O’Brien P. Eng.

Petroleum Engineer

Liam has been teaching with Sproule since 2017. He has six years of reserves and resource evaluation experience and is a key member of the commodity price forecasting team, helping to create Sproule’s publically available price decks, released monthly.


Alec

Alec Kovaltchouck P. Geo.

Vice President, Geoscience

Alec Kovaltchouk is responsible for leading the Geoscience department at Sproule. Alec has been a Sproule professional since 1997 and has over 32 years of industry experience. He has experience in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Russia (Dagestan, Siberia and the Volga-Ural region) and Ukraine. His worldwide experience includes conventional and unconventional oil and gas resources, including shale gas and shale oil, heavy oil and oil sands, and coal bed methane. Alec is fluent in English, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian.


Richard

Richard Brekke

Senior Petroleum Engineer

In his 35 years of industry experience Richard has been the President of a Canadian publicly traded oil and gas company as well as the cofounder and President of a private Canadian oil and gas company. He has over 30 years’ experience in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.


Kristian

Kristian Wieclawek P.Eng.

Petroleum Engineer

Kristian has been a Sproule professional since 2011. He is a qualified reserves evaluator as defined in National Instrument 51-101 (Alberta Securities Commission), focused on reserves evaluations, resource assessments and technical due diligence in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. He has experience evaluating unconventional resource plays, including the Montney, Duvernay, Horn River and Liard Basins, as well as in heavy oil, encompassing CHOPS, waterflooding and enhanced oil recovery.