Principals

Alfred F. Fischer Randall J. Green, P.Geoph Email Randall J. Green

Randy Green is the Managing Principal of Niven Fischer, A Sproule Company with over 31 years of technical and executive management experience in the oil and gas industry, working in both public and private companies.Mr. Green has B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering (Geophysics Option) from the University of British Columbia and started his career as a processing geophysicist with Gulf Canada Resources Ltd. From 1984 through 1996.Mr. Green held geophysical positions of ...

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increasing responsibility with Gulf Canada Resources Ltd. (1984-1990), Murphy Oil Company Ltd. (1990-1993) and Richland Petroleum Corporation (1993-1996).From 1996 to 2007, Mr. Green held executive management positions in companies which he founded. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Green was Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hornet Energy Ltd. (including predecessors) involved in the oil and gas business in Western Canada. In 1999 the company went public through a reverse takeover and in 2001 the company was sold yielding significant returns to the shareholders. From October 2001 through June 2007, Mr. Green was Chief Executive Officer and Director of Tasman Exploration Ltd., a private junior oil and gas company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. In June 2007 the company was merged with Canext Energy Ltd. and Trimox Energy Inc. to create a publicly listed, junior oil and gas company. Mr. Green continued as a director of the ongoing entity, Canext Energy Inc., until the sale of Canext in April 2010. Mr. Green joined Niven Fischer in January 2008 and became Managing Principal in January 2010. Mr. Green is a registered Professional Geophysicist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Throughout his career, Mr. Green has been involved as a volunteer for a variety of community organizations and industry associations. From 2005-2013, Mr. Green was a director of YMCA Calgary, serving on numerous committees over the years. Prior to becoming a director, Mr. Green was an independent member of the Board Governance and Nominating Committee (2003-2004). Other past volunteer activities include serving as a Loaned Representative for United Way of Calgary (1990), Employee Campaign Chairperson for the Murphy United Way Campaign (1992), Arrangements Chairman (1987), Finance Chairman (1992), Vice Chair (1993) and Chairman (1995) for the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists National Convention, President of the Gulf Employee Association (1988-1989), a coach for community soccer teams, a manager for community hockey teams and a fundraiser for Scouts.

As a the Managing Principal of Niven Fischer, Mr. Green provides strong technical, financial and management experience in the domestic oil and gas industry.

Alfred F. FischerF. Brian Carnahan, P.Eng Email F. Brian Carnahan

A graduate of the University of Alberta in Mechanical Engineering, Brian Carnahan has over 33 years of experience in the western Canadian oil and gas industry and has held senior engineering and operations management positions in junior to senior producing companies. Mr. Carnahan is a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.Prior to graduation in 1982, Mr. Carnahan worked as a relief operator for an oil ...

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battery and small gas plant operated by Chevron Canada Limited. Following graduation, Mr. Carnahan joined Chevron Canada as a production engineer and over the next 15 years assumed increasing levels of responsibility in the areas of exploitation and development, reservoir evaluation and production operations. With Chevron, Mr. Carnahan evaluated the reserves for Chevron's major pools and was involved in several major development projects including the Kaybob South blowdown project and the Mitsue Gilwood optimization program.

In 1996, Mr. Carnahan joined Wascana Energy Inc. in the position of Senior Reservoir Engineer and was actively involved in several exploitation projects in SW Saskatchewan. He then joined Hornet Energy Ltd. as Vice President of Engineering where he was responsible for all aspects of engineering in the company including drilling and completions, reservoir evaluations, mergers and acquisitions and development of several oil and gas fields. Most of Hornet's operations were located in central Alberta.

In 2001, Mr. Carnahan became Director and C.E.O. of Trilight Energy Inc., a private oil and gas company that he started with two other associates. Trilight acquired a number of suspended wells which were reactivated and optimized prior to the company being sold in December, 2009.

Mr. Carnahan has also provided consulting services for Direct Energy in the areas of production and exploitation engineering and project management support for a number of Direct Energy’s projects in Alberta. These projects have included shallow gas infill drilling in Medicine Hat and Entice, deep gas production optimization in Crossfield, and exploitation projects in Craigmyle, Caroline, and on the Peace River Arch.

Mr. Carnahan initially joined Niven Fischer, A Sproule Company in 2001 and has provided a broad range of engineering services including project planning and development, drilling and completions, reservoir evaluation and production optimization. Mr. Carnahan was principally involved in the exploitation and development of the Leduc Woodbend assets of Probe Exploration Ltd. in the Devon area, such services being performed on behalf of PwC, the receiver manager for the project.

In March, 2011, Mr. Carnahan became more active with Niven Fischer and took over responsibility for all engineering services provided by Niven Fischer leading to his appointment as a Principal on July 1, 2011. Mr. Carnahan provides our clients with extensive small company experience, entrepreneurial, operations, evaluation and reservoir engineering skill.