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Michael J. Hibberd, BA, MBA, LLB
Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Hibberd is a non-executive Vice Chairman and non-executive Director since June 28, 2015. Mr. Hibberd is a founder of our Corporation and held the title of Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer from August, 2007 to October, 2008, Executive Co-Chairman from October, 2008 to June, 2014, Executive Chairman from June 2014 to November, 2014 and Executive Vice Chairman from November 2014 until June 28, 2015.  He was appointed an executive director in May, 2007. Mr. Hibberd has extensive international energy project planning and capital markets experience. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of MJH Services Inc., a company founded in 1995. Mr. Hibberd currently holds directorships in the following public companies: Canacol Energy Ltd., Greenfields Petroleum Corporation, Montana Exploration Corp., PetroFrontier Corp., and PanOrient Energy Corp., all publicly traded entities listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) or the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Hibberd was previously Chairman of Heritage Oil Plc and Heritage Oil Corporation. Mr. Hibberd was also a director of Deer Creek Energy, Zapata Energy Corporation, Iteration Energy Ltd., Avalite Inc., Sagres Energy Inc., Rally Energy Corp., Skope Energy Inc. and Challenger Energy Corp.

Mr. Hibberd obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1976 and his Master of Business Administration degree in 1978 from the University of Toronto. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from University of Western Ontario in 1981, was called to the bar in 1983 and is a member of The Law Society of Upper Canada.

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