Bruce Francis, P. Eng
Bruce Francis is a Professional Engineer with over 30 years diverse experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Francis held the positions of President at C3 Resources Ltd. (June, 2005 - July, 2008) and C2 Energy Inc. (January, 2001 - May, 2005), each private oil and gas companies which he co-founded. Under Bruce's direction, both C2 and C3 focused on full-cycle exploration and development prior to sale of the companies into the public market.
Between 1995 and November, 2000, Bruce was President and Chief Operating Officer of Caravan Oil and Gas Ltd., a publicly-traded oil and gas company which he also co-founded. Caravan grew from a private energy company in 1995 to a reporting issuer producing over 1900 BOED prior to being acquired by an intermediate publicly-traded oil and gas producer in November, 2000.
From 1992 and 1995, in a senior engineering capacity at Beau Canada Exploration Ltd., Mr. Francis directed a series of successful, aggressive, growth-oriented resource exploitation programs. Prior thereto, from 1989 to 1992, Bruce provided engineering and consulting services to a variety of energy companies.
Bruce's early career experience was gained through positions of increasing responsibility in both field and head office locations with Dome Petroleum Ltd. and Amoco Canada Petroleum Ltd.
Bruce is a Professional Engineer and holds memberships in APEGA and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He has served as a Director of a number of public issuers, including Seaview Energy Inc. and Kootenay Energy Inc., as well as several private resource companies.