President, Chief Executive Officer and Director (Calgary, Alberta)
Doug Bailey is a designated accountant with over 20 years of commercial experience from heavy infrastructure construction to oil and gas exploration and production. Having been born and residing in Alberta, Mr. Bailey has been engaged in the oil and gas industry since the early 2000’s. Starting with various restructuring mandates, Mr. Bailey evolved into a founder of Canadian Phoenix, which sold to Renegade Petroleum, and Hyperion Exploration. Most recently, Mr. Bailey co-founded Striker Exploration Corp. (“Striker”), which amalgamated with Gear Energy Ltd. in July 2016. Mr. Bailey is currently a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Director (Calgary, Alberta)
Frank Muller is a professional geoscientist with 32 years of experience in Western Canada, primarily Alberta. Mr. Muller’s technical foundation was built while employed with Chevron Canada, Hillcrest Resources and Jordan Petroleum. Mr. Muller co-founded Real Resources and WestFire Energy where he held increasingly senior managerial/executive roles. Most recently, Mr. Muller co- founded Striker, which amalgamated with Gear Energy Ltd. in July 2016. Mr. Muller is currently a member of APEGA and the CSPG.
Chief Financial Officer (Calgary, Alberta)
Mr. Braun, a Chartered Professional Accountant, will be responsible for the financial management of Razor including financial reporting, corporate accounting, budgeting and forecasting as well as stewardship of internal controls. Mr. Braun was the Controller of Brion Energy Corporation from June 2016 to January 2017. Prior thereto, Mr. Braun was the Controller of Athabasca Oil Corporation from October 2009 to March 2016. With over 23 years of finance and accounting experience in the upstream oil & gas as well as liquefied natural gas industries, Mr. Braun is a high value member of the Razor team. Mr. Braun is currently a member of the Chartered Public Accountants of Alberta.
Vice President, Engineering (Calgary, Alberta)
Dave Derkat is a professional engineer with 25 years of experience in Western Canada. Mr. Derkat began his career in field operations involving production, fracturing, coiled tubing, acidizing, well testing, and drilling. He then shifted into GLJ Petroleum Consultants as Partner conducting resource, corporate and A&D evaluations. Mr. Derkat then moved into various senior and executive roles in engineering, A&D and business development with Centrica, NEP Canada and Canadian Discovery. Most recently, he founded Mechanized Energy Resources with a mandate to raise capital to deploy in the Montney. Mr. Derkat is currently a member of APEGA and SPE.
Vice President, Production (Calgary, Alberta)
Devin Sundstrom is a professional engineer with 23 years of experience in Western Canada. Mr. Sundstrom has developed a strong background in production, exploitation and acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Sundstrom began his career at Northstar Energy and then progressed through roles of increasing responsibility while at Renaissance, Pengrowth and Hunt oil. Most recently, Mr. Sundstrom was at Long Run Exploration, as Vice President, Production, and its predecessors dating back to Galleon. Mr. Sundstrom is a member of APEGA.
Vice President, Operations (Calgary, Alberta)
Steve Sych is a certified engineering technologist with over 25 years of oil and gas experience throughout Western Canada. Growing up in Alberta and in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Sych has had the opportunity to develop a very strong background in production and operations management. Mr. Sych began his career in the field and has held increasingly managerial roles with various oil and gas companies, including Zargon Oil and Gas, MGV Energy, and most recently with Arsenal Energy, which amalgamated with Lone Pine Resources. Mr. Sych is currently a member of ASET.