April 26 | 5 – 7 pm | Last Defence Lounge | FREE
Do you have questions about the current and future condition of the oil and gas industry in Calgary? Spend an evening with our special guest, David French, President and Chief Executive Officer, Obsidian Energy.
Limited spots available. Register below.
‘Let’s Talk’ is hosted by Mentorship GSA.
About David French:
President and Chief Executive Officer, Obsidian Energy
Mr. French, joined Obsidian Energy on October 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. French served as President and CEO of Bankers Petroleum Ltd., a Calgary-based publicly-traded oil and gas company with operations in Southeastern Europe. Mr. French successfully led the operational and commercial growth of the enterprise over his tenure. He has worked a wide range of reservoir rock types, and primary, secondary and tertiary development throughout Canada, the lower 48 United States and Europe. Prior to joining Bankers in 2013, Mr. French held several executive roles at Apache Corporation including Regional Production Manager for the western Canadian business, and Global Vice President of Business Development. Earlier in his career Mr. French worked for McKinsey & Co. in energy consulting and built his career in the Permian Basin for Amoco Production Company (now BP). Mr. French holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.