Company

Led by a management team that has drilled over 200 wells within South Texas since 1981, Emerald Bay is utilizing their deep industry knowledge and expert perspectives to assemble a solid land position across multiple prospects in South Texas.

Management

Shelby Beattie, President and CEO

Mr. Shelby D. Beattie has over 35 years industry experience specializing in exploration, production, and project management. He has been involved in the oil and gas business as a director or member of executive management since 1980. Working as a landman from 1980 to 1982, he was Vice President of mineral leasing for Newport Oil & Gas, Inc., a private oil and gas company. From 1982 to 1992, he was Director and Vice President of Phoenix Oil and Gas, and project-managed the development of over 200 oil and gas wells and associated mineral leases. He has served as a Director of the Corporation since 1997, as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation from 1997 to 2005, as President since September 2001 and CEO since February 2005.

Mike Rice, CFO, VP and Secretary


Mr. Michael L. Rice has over 20 years of industry experience specializing in energy financing and production operations. Mr. Rice started working for the Corporation at the Company’s inception and has held a variety of positions such as Secretary and Treasurer during this time. Mr. Rice has specialized in compliance and operations management for over 13 years. Mr. Rice graduated from the University of Utah with a B.Sc. in Economics and Consumer Studies, and has managed the Company’s day-to-day operations for more than 13 years.

Gibson C. Scott, COO



Mr. Gibson C. Scott has over 37 years of global industry experience. He is Director since April 2003 and Chief Operating Officer of the Corporation since February 2005. Mr. Scott has a 29-year history as a senior management professional with Sperry-Sun Drilling Services. He was Country Manager (Canada) with Sperry from 2000 to 2003. He is currently the President of TrueBore Consulting Inc. Mr. Scott is experienced in foreign business relations and negotiations, strategic business planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

Board of Directors

Shelby Beattie

Mr. Shelby D. Beattie has over 35 years industry experience specializing in exploration, production, and project management. He has been involved in the oil and gas business as a director or member of executive management since 1980. Working as a landman from 1980 to 1982, he was Vice President of mineral leasing for Newport Oil & Gas, Inc., a private oil and gas company. From 1982 to 1992, he was Director and Vice President of Phoenix Oil and Gas, and project-managed the development of over 200 oil and gas wells and associated mineral leases. He has served as a Director of the Corporation since 1997, as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation from 1997 to 2005, as President since September 2001 and CEO since February 2005.

Gibson C. Scott


Mr. Gibson C. Scott has over 37 years of global industry experience. He is Director since April 2003 and Chief Operating Officer of the Corporation since February 2005. Mr. Scott has a 29-year history as a senior management professional with Sperry-Sun Drilling Services. He was Country Manager (Canada) with Sperry from 2000 to 2003. He is currently the President of TrueBore Consulting Inc. Mr. Scott is experienced in foreign business relations and negotiations, strategic business planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

Kendall Dilling

Kendall Dilling has 20 years of progressive technical and management experience in the oil and gas industry and has BSc, BA and MBA degrees from the University of Calgary.  He began his career at TransCanada Pipelines where he oversaw the regulatory approval process for numerous pipeline projects in Canada and the United States.  Mr. Dilling then moved into the upstream oil and gas industry where he has worked for several energy companies including both large multi-nationals and Canadian juniors in regulatory and business development roles.  Mr. Dilling has been responsible for regulatory approvals, HSE and stakeholder relations for several major oil sands developments.  Mr. Dilling is currently Vice President of Regulatory and Community Relations with Cenovus Energy.

Conrad K. Wagenaar



Conrad K. Wagenaar is currently Vice President of Acquisitions and Investments for The Hillcrest Group of Companies. Mr. Wagenaar has received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Computer Science with honors.  Additionally, Mr. Wagenaar has received an MBA from Queen’s University.

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