Don T. Gray
Mr. Gray is the Chairman of Petrus Resources Ltd. and is a Co-Founder and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Peyto Energy Trust. Mr. Gray is also Chairman of Gear Energy Ltd., a heavy oil producer, and Chairman of EIQ Capital Corp., a private investment company. Mr. Gray holds a BSc in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and has over 20 years experience in the Canadian oil and gas business in various capacities. Mr. Gray co-founded Peyto in 1998 and efficiently grew production from zero to greater than 24,000 boe/day. Mr. Gray was selected by Ernst & Young as the Canadian Energy Trust Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004. He continues to serve as Chairman of Peyto and remains one of Peyto's largest individual shareholders.
Mr. Arnell is a Director of Petrus Resources Ltd. Since 2005, he has been an early stage investor in several successful oil and gas enterprises as well as a founding shareholder and Chairman of Rangeland Industrial Service Ltd., a rapidly growing manufacturer of specialty pipe handling equipment for the energy industry. Mr. Arnell was previously President and majority owner of Rayton Packaging Inc. from 1992 to 2005, overseeing its expansion from Alberta to extensive operations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Chile. He has an MBA from the University of Saskatchewan.
Donald Cormack is a Director of Petrus Resources Ltd. Mr. Cormack is a retired Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers who has specialized in the oil and gas industry for over 35 years. He has extensive financial accounting and reporting experience with both private and public companies of all sizes covering regulatory compliance, risk management, acquisitions, corporate restructuring, internal controls and governance in Canada and the U.S. Mr. Cormack is a director of the Calgary Police Foundation and past director of The Calgary Foundation and Alberta Health Services. He is a Chartered Accountant, a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Program and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Minnehan is a Director of Petrus Resources Ltd. He is Managing Director of Natural Gas Partners based in Irving, Texas and has 18 years of investment and finance experience relating to the energy industry. Mr. Minnehan is also a director of Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. Prior to joining NGP in 2007, Mr. Minnehan was at Prudential Capital Group where he was focused on principal debt investments in the energy industry. Mr. Minnehan began his career in Arthur Andersen LLP’s Corporate Restructuring practice. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Mr. Minnehan is a Certified Public Accountant and CFA Charterholder.
Mr. Verburg is a director of Petrus Resources Ltd. He is a founding partner and President of EIQ Capital Corp., a private investment company, and is also a director of Gear Energy Ltd., a TSX-listed heavy oil company. Mr. Verburg was formerly Managing Director of EIQ Capital since 2008, and prior thereto an officer at GMP Securities L.P., working in the Corporate Finance energy group since 2005. Mr. Verburg has also served on the editorial board at a leading financial periodical, and held other senior positions in the communications industry. He has served on the board of Wordfest and the Veterans Transition Network. Mr. Verburg holds an M.B.A. from the University of Calgary.
Mr. White was President and Chief Financial Officer of Fort Chicago Energy Management Ltd., the general partner of Fort Chicago Energy Partners L.P., from its inception in 1997 until 2003 when he assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he held until his retirement as President and Chief Executive Officer of Veresen Inc. in 2012. Mr. White has over 25 years of experience in Canada and New Zealand in the finance, accounting and business development areas working in public accounting and with natural resource companies. Mr. White was previously a member of the New Zealand Society of Accountants. He serves on the boards of directors and audit committees of several public and private corporations.
General Counsel of Natural Gas Partners, a private equity fund focused on investments in energy, since 2015. Prior to joining Natural Gas Partners, Mr. Zlotky spent his entire professional career at the Texas law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP, where he worked in their Corporate and Securities Department and specialized in corporate transactions involving the oil and gas industry and private equity. He served in a variety of increasing management positions at the law firm, including as its global Managing Partner from 2009 to 2012. Mr. Zlotky received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1982 and his law degree from The University of Texas in 1985.