M.R. (Mike) Carlson: Curriculum Vitae

• 1979 to 1981 / Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Limited / Drayton Valley, AB
– JUNIOR PRODUCTION ENGINEER, Well Completions Engineer, and Drilling Engineer on blowout relief well

• 1981 to 1988 / Home Oil Company Limited / Calgary, AB
– OPERATIONS ENGINEER, Reservoir Engineer, and Group Leader of Corporate Reserves during corporate takeover

• 1988 to 1990 / Scientific Software‐Intercomp / Calgary, AB
– CONSULTANT (employee) in reservoir engineering, reservoir simulation and corporate evaluation
– Won best presentation prize at an internal technical symposium – $5,000 USD

• 1990 to 1997 / Applied Reservoir Engineering & Evaluation Ltd. / Calgary, AB
- PRESIDENT
– Managed a broad range of activities including simulations, material balance, and expert testimony

• 1997 to 1998 / McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd. / Calgary, AB
– VICE PRESIDENT, Technical Services
– Responsible for reservoir simulations, securities reports, and corporate advisory

• 1998 to 1999 / Gulf Canada Resources Ltd./ Calgary, AB
– TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
- Worked in corporate reserves and asset team

• 1999 to 2005 / Applied Reservoir Engineering Ltd. / Calgary, AB
- PRESIDENT
– Appeared as an expert witness in gas over bitumen hearing
– Developed Newmont Black Gold project

• 2006‐2007 / Silverwing Energy Inc. / Calgary, AB
- VICE-PRESIDENT, Engineering
– Participated in taking the company public (IPO)
– Developed predominantly shallow BC gas
– Spearheaded sour gas development in the Tomahawk area

• 2008‐2009 / Petro‐Canada / Calgary, AB
- PRINCIPAL SAGD RESERVOIR ENGINEER
– Provided geomechanical expertise for modelling of McKay property and Joslyn steam release
– Investigated condensation induced water hammer
– Taught Thermal Reservoir Simulation course to co-op students

• 2009 ‐ April 2012 / RPS Energy Canada Ltd. / Calgary, AB
- MANAGER, Reservoir Engineering during RPS’s peak revenue years
– Conducted peer reviews
– Compositional studies
– Prepared economic evaluations
– Managed Caprock studies
– Presented a number of courses

• April 2012 to present / Applied Reservoir Enterprises Ltd. / Calgary, AB
- PRESIDENT
– Prepared Caprock report for ERCB application
– Provided expert witness report and analysis of rebuttal responses for in patent litigation
– Taught SPE Thermal Reservoir Simulation Course

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Curriculum Vitae