Dan W. Long
President & CEO
B.Sc., P. Eng
Dan Long is President and CEO of Entrada Resources. Over his 34 years in the energy industry, he has performed technical and management roles in both domestic and international operations, including the WCSB and the Middle East. His experience includes a broad range of technical and operational roles in reservoir development and exploitation, facilities operations, and reserves evaluations. Over the last 20 years, Dan has been primarily focused on commercial negotiations, acquisition/divestment, corporate development.
He has served in positions of increasing responsibility roles at Amoco Canada, Canadian Occidental (International), Fletcher Challenge Canada, Northrock Resources, and Enhance Energy. Dan has also served as a director TSX and TSX-V listed companies in governance, audit, HSE, reserves, and special committee roles. Dan is a professional engineer registered by APEGA.
W. Bryant Oliver
Senior Vice President, Exploration
B.Sc., P. Geol
Bryant Oliver is SVP Exploration at Entrada Resources Inc. Prior to joining Entrada Bryant has served in roles of increasing responsibility at Gulf Canada Resources, Northrock Resources and the Villanova Group of Companies. Bryant has over 30 years of experience in Exploration and Development in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.
W. James Lord
Vice President, Engineering and Business Development
B.Sc., P. Eng
James is the Vice President, Engineering and Business Development of Entrada Resources. He brings 20 years of diversified experience in managerial and technical roles in reserves, asset development, mergers and acquisitions, geology and EOR projects. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, deal sourcing, negotiation and structuring having been directly involved in $1.5 billion in M&A transactions and equity financings of over $120 million.
Prior to founding Entrada, he was most recently at Gear Energy, where he served as Vice President, Business Development and was responsible for all acquisition, reservoir engineering and geology initiatives. Prior to Gear, he held technical and commercial positions of increasing responsibility with NAL Resources, Alberta Clipper Energy, ARC Resources, Star Oil & Gas and GLJ Petroleum Consultants.
Mr. Lord is a professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary and a member of the Association of Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). .
Vice President, Finance
Mitchell is the Vice President, Finance at Entrada. Prior to Entrada, Mitchell was Chief Financial Officer at Wyatt Oil + Gas, Muirfield Resources and TSX-V listed Artevo Corporation. He has led Finance departments of various sizes and has been part of teams that have raised in aggregate over $100m in equity financings and $150m in corporate divestitures. Mitchell obtained the Chartered Accountant designation in 2004 and became a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder in 2013. His career developed at PricewaterhouseCoopers in both Calgary and London, UK from 2001 to 2009. Mitchell holds B.Sc. (Chemistry), B.Comm. (Accounting) and MPAcc (Master of Professional Accountancy) degrees from the University of Saskatchewan.