Peter Putnam is a geologist with 34 years of varied global experience at both technical and executive levels. His endeavors have covered the areas of exploration, development (inclusive of primary, secondary and thermal recovery), operations, reserves assessments, research and training. A graduate of Brock University (BSc) and the University of Calgary (MSc, PhD), his career initially began at Husky Oil Operations where he spent 5.5 years in technical and supervisory roles dealing mainly with exploration and development undertakings. For the subsequent 21 years he was at Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd (PRCL) where he ultimately rose to the position of chief executive and chairman and he remains the non-executive chairman of the firm today. His last few years as an executive at PRCL were focused on the creation of opportunities for new start-up petroleum ventures. Since 2006 Dr. Putnam's time has been spent taking two of PRCL's creations, Osum Oil Sands Corp and Central European Petroleum Ltd (CEP) through the formative concept and into financing, resource capture, and upstream operations. Peter is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive at CEP. Beyond corporate activities, Dr. Putnam is a past-president of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Peter has been a councilor of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta and he also served 6 years as an adjunct professor within the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Calgary. Dr. Putnam is widely published as an author of scientific articles dealing with various facets of petroleum geology.
Central European Petroleum Ltd.