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Wolf E. Regener

PRESIDENT & CEO

Mr. Regener brings over 33 years of management as well as conventional and unconventional E&P experience to Kolibri Global Energy Inc.

 

In his role as Executive Vice President of Bankers Petroleum Ltd., and President of its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Mr. Regener was instrumental in the formation of BNK Petroleum Inc., and it's subsequent spin-off.  His career also includes key senior executive positions with Tartan Energy, Alanmar Energy, and R&R Resources.

 

With an extensive operations and finance background, Mr. Regener has been at the forefront of BNK Petroleum's acquisition of unconventional gas projects on an international scale and development of the company's Tishomingo Field interests.

 

He holds a Business of Economics degree, with an emphasis on Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has served on the Board of Directors of the California Independent Petroleum Association for over twenty five years. 

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Management Team

Gary W. Johnson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & VICE PRESIDENT

Mr. Johnson is a CPA and brings over 25 years of accounting and finance experience, 17 years in the energy industry, to the Company.

 

Prior to joining Kolibri, Mr. Johnson’s career has included roles with Occidental Petroleum Corporation, a Fortune 200 NYSE traded company, as Director of Technical Accounting, where he was responsible for the company’s public filings and worldwide accounting compliance, Ascent Media Corporation as Assistant Controller where he oversaw corporate accounting, financial reporting and consolidations and Western Atlas where he was Manager of Financial Reporting and Analysis.

 

Mr. Johnson graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and he also holds an MBA from Auburn University.

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Steve Raunsbak

CONTROLLER

Mr. Raunsbak brings over 22 years of experience in accounting with 17 years in oil and gas accounting.  Prior to joining the company, Mr. Raunsbak was the Assistant Controller for Venoco, Inc.

Mr. Raunsbak holds a Business of Economics degree, with an emphasis on accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Dan E. Simpson

Director of Engineering

Mr. Simpson brings 30 years of experience in petroleum engineering, including operations, management, reserve and economic evaluations, acquisition and divestitures, and reservoir simulation to the Company.  He has held the role of Vice President or Head of Engineering for 20 years.

 

Prior to joining Kolibri he has worked as an engineer with various firms in his career, including Schlumberger's Reservoir Technologies Division, MHA Petroleum Consultants and various private oil and gas companies.  In North America he has extensive experience in the Rockies, West Texas, the Mid-Continent and California.  Projects in these regions have include both conventional and unconventional production, EOR, gas storage and coal bed methane.  He has worked internationally in Mexico, Germany, West Africa, Middle East, Australia, Belize and the North Sea.

 

Mr. Simpson has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and has completed extensive graduate work in Petroleum Engineering.  

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Allan Hemmy

SR GEOLOGIST

Mr. Hemmy has over 10 years of experience in oil & gas exploration and development, with extensive unconventionals experience in the evaluation of source rock reservoirs and other tight reservoirs.

 

His expertise includes total petroleum system evaluation, basin analysis, sequence stratigraphic interpretation, and petrophysical evaluation of log and core data.

 

Mr. Hemmy holds Bachelor degrees in Geology and Biology from the University of Kansas.

 

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Dalia “Lupita” Isaac

LANDMAN

Mrs. Isaac has over 13 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Landmen.

 

Mrs. Isaac has extensive experience in many aspects of petroleum land work including owner relations, title, leasing, due diligence, divestitures, and regulatory compliance.

 

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University Northridge and a Certificate of Petroleum Land Management from Oklahoma City University.

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