Board of Directors
Shiningstar Energy Ltd. is a private oil and gas exploration company, which is based out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Shiningstar is focussed on identifying and developing emerging resource plays in Western Canada. The Company is committed to growing organically through the drill-bit, and through both corporate and asset acquisitions. The Company’s long term goal is to maintain a balanced crude oil and natural gas weighting.
Shiningstar has assembled an experienced management team and board with a track record of creating value for their shareholders. The execution of our business plan will deliver growth in production per share, reserves per share, cash flow per share, and net asset value for our investors.
• Acquire long-life, liquids-rich natural gas assets in a depressed price environment
• Use new technology to develop pools and fields with low initial recovery factors
• Focus on two to three core areas
• Low to moderate risk projects with a full cycle IRR ≥ 20%
• Control timing and capital expenditures through high working interest and operated projects
• Access private equity markets
Shiningstar Energy Ltd. operates in both the Deep Basin and Peace River Arch areas within the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The majority of Shiningstar’s production is operated and the Company maintains a high working interest in all core properties
#820, 333 - 5th Ave SW,
Calgary, AB, T2P 3B6
Main Line: 403.457.5301
President & CEO: Eric Panchy
Mr. Panchy is an oil and gas executive with over 30 years of experience in acquisitions, exploration and development. Mr. Panchy was the CEO and President of Bountiful Resources Inc., from 2005 until it was sold to Barrick Energy Inc., in 2010. Prior to founding Bountiful Resources Inc., Mr. Panchy was President of Wiser Oil Canada and Vice-President of Exploration, from 2000 until its sale to Forest Oil in 2004. Prior thereto, Mr. Panchy was co-founder of Sonoma Energy Corporation.Vice-President, Finance & CFO: Ying Yuen, CA
Mr. Yuen is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in senior financial and management positions. Most recently, Mr. Yuen was the Chief Financial Officer at Border Petroleum Corp. Prior to his appointment with Border, Mr. Yuen served as Chief Financial Officer and was a founding shareholder of Bountiful Resources Inc., which was sold to Barrick Energy Inc. in 2010. Mr. Yuen has also served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and public oil and gas companies since 1998.Vice-President, Engineering & COO: Dan Williams, P.Eng.
Mr. Williams is a professional engineer with 18 years of experience in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Mr. Williams has worked numerous geographic areas during the past 14 years with PetroBakken Energy as their Senior Engineering Manager (2009-2011), TAQA North as their Northern Business Unit Manager (2007-2009), Shiningbank Energy Income Fund as their VP of Acquisitions and Divestitures (2000-2007), and Newport Petroleum Corp. as Senior Exploitation Engineer.Vice-President, Exploration: Ayaz Gulamhussein, P.Geol.
Mr. Gulamhussein is a petroleum geologist with 9 years of experience in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Mr. Gulamhussein has worked numerous geographic areas and play types during his time at NuVista Energy Ltd. (2007-2011) as a Senior Geologist, Shiningbank Energy Income Fund (2005-2007), and Coastal Resources Ltd. (2003-2005) Over the past 3 years, Mr. Gulamhussein has served as a Director for the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and in 2010 was named to Avenue Calgary's Top 40 under 40.Vice-President, Land: Cam Bogle
Mr. Bogle is a land professional with over 30 years experience in the Canadian oil & gas industry. Mr. Bogle was a founding shareholder and Vice President, Land at Bountiful Resources Inc., which was sold to Barrick Energy Inc. in 2010. Prior to Bountiful Resources Inc., Mr. Bogle held various full time and consulting land positions with Norcen Energy Resources Limited, Samson Canada, Ltd., Trioco Resources Inc., True Energy Ltd., Assure Oil & Gas Ltd. and CDX Canada. Mr. Bogle is a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen.Vice-President, Operations: Scott Mills, P.Eng.
Mr. Mills is an experienced Petroleum Engineer with 30 years of experience in exploitation, production, reservoir, and facilities engineering. Most recently, Mr. Mills was the Team Lead for NuVista Energy's Deep Basin group from 2008-2012. Prior to NuVista Energy, Mr. Mills was a Senior Area Engineer at Rider Resources (2007-2008), Engineering Manager at Highpine Oil & Gas (2005-2007), and Engineering Manager at Burlington Resources for the Deep Basin Asset Team (2001-2005). Prior to these positions, Mr. Mills worked at Poco Petroleum, Pan East Petroleum, and Amoco Canada Petroleum in various engineering roles.
Chairman: David M. Fitzpatrick
Mr. Fitzpatrick is an independent businessman and prior thereto served as President, CEO and Director of Shiningbank Energy Ltd., from 1996 to 2007. Prior thereto, Mr. Fitzpatrick was Chief Operating Officer and Senior VP Corporate Development & Gas Marketing at Serenpet Inc., from 1992 to 1996. Mr. Fitzpatrick received his B.Sc. in Geological Engineering from Queens in 1981, and completed the Queen's Executive program in 1994. Currently, Mr. Fitzpatrick is a Director of Twin Butte Energy, Eagle Energy Trust, Lone Pine Resources, and Pinecrest Energy.Director: Eric G. Panchy
Mr. Panchy is an oil and gas executive with over 30 years of experience in acquisitions, exploration and development. Mr. Panchy was the CEO and President of Bountiful Resources Inc., from 2005 until it was sold to Barrick Energy Inc., in 2010. Prior to founding Bountiful Resources Inc., Mr. Panchy was President of Wiser Oil Canada and Vice-President of Exploration, from 2000 until its sale to Forest Oil in 2004. Prior thereto, Mr. Panchy was co-founder of Sonoma Energy Corporation. Mr. Panchy is the President & CEO of Shiningstar Energy.Director: George K. Hickox, Jr.
Mr. Hickox is the Principal of an energy investment partnership, Heller Hickox & Company, formed to participate as investor and sponsor in oil and gas related transactions. In 2000, he organized a recapitalization of Wiser Oil Company and was appointed CEO and Chairman of the Board. Prior thereto, Mr. Hickox was Vice President for a number of Investment Banking and Energy Lending companies in the U.S. that were concentrated on the energy industry.Director: Donald Cowie
Mr. Cowie is currently President of JOG Capital Inc., a private equity partnership focused on junior oil and gas companies in Western Canada. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial oil and gas industry. From 1992 to 2002, Mr. Cowie was the head of corporate and investment banking for the Bank of America. Prior to 2002, he served as an officer or director for several junior oil and gas companies and several other financial companies specializing in the oil and gas sector. Mr. Cowie also serves as an independent director for a number of private companies and public companies listed on either the Toronto Stock Exchange or TSX Venture Exchange.Director: Bill Slavin
Mr. Slavin is a Managing Director of ARC Financial Corporation, and plays a key role overseeing and actively driving ARC's investment activities in the Canadian and international exploration and production area. He joined ARC in 1993. Mr. Slavin currently represents ARC on the Boards of Arduro Resources Ltd. and Rock Energy Inc. Mr. Slavin holds a MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a B.Sc. In Geological Engineering from Queen's.