North Peace Energy Corp. (TSXV:NPE) has hired James Glessing as chief financial officer and vice-president of finance. Most recently, he served as a finance analyst in Shell Canada's treasury department.
North Peace Energy is a junior oil and gas company with land and assets bridging the Athabasca and Peace River oilsands areas of northern Alberta. Its corporate office is in Calgary.
Karen Pagano has accepted the newly created position of VP of operations for Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (TSX:BIR).
Pagano has been with Birchcliff since May 2005 working with the Pouce Coupe team as senior exploitation engineer.
Calgary-based Birchcliff is focused in the Peace River Arch area of Alberta.
LongBow Energy Corp. (TSXV:LBV) has named Charles Cook to the role of president. Cook was previously VP of business development and production.
Concurrently, Sean Kehoe has relinquished his position as president, but will continue to serve as LongBow's CEO.
These moves come as the Calgary-based junior oil and natural gas company is proposing a one-for-10 share consolidation and name change to LongBow Resources.
Copper Fox Metals Inc. has hired Cam Grundstrom as vice-president of operations. He comes to Copper Fox from BHPBilliton Diamonds Inc., where he was mining co-ordinator at the Ekati diamond mine.
Copper Fox (TSXV:CUU) is a Calgary-based junior mining company focused on the acquisition of advanced-stage precious- and base-metal deposits.
Ron Gilbertson will succeed Allan Scott as president and CEO of Edmonton Economic Development Corp. (EEDC) effective April 2.
Gilbertson was most recently VP of engineered products and services at Alberta Research Council EEDC is a not-for-profit company owned by the City of Edmonton that is responsible for regional economic development, tourism marketing, and management of the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park.
Alberta's top energy and utilities regulator is retiring after 34 years in the public service.
Neil McCrank will step down at the end of March as chairman of the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, a position he has held for nearly a decade.
The board came under heavy criticism late last year after it approved two major oilsands projects at a time when the booming region was already facing shortages of workers, housing and health-care staff.
Paul Boechler is Flint Energy Services Ltd.'s (TSX:FES) new CFO, effective March 14. Boechler succeeds Terry Freeman, who is retiring from this role but will join the board.
Boechler is currently president of Flint Energy Services Inc., the company's United States division.
Flint provides a range of integrated products and services for the oil and gas industry through 60+ locations in western North America. Its head office is in Calgary.