Wolf E. Regener – President & CEO
Mr. Regener brings over 29 years of conventional and unconventional E&P experience to BNK Petroleum Inc. In his role as Executive Vice President of Bankers Petroleum Ltd., and President of it's 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 developement of the company's Tishomingo Field interests. He holds a Business of Economics degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has served on the Board of Directors of the California Independent Petroleum Association for over twenty years.
Gary W. Johnson – Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
Mr. Johnson is a CPA and brings over 23 years of accounting and finance experience, 15 years in the oil and gas industry, to the Company. Prior to joining BNK Petroleum, 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.
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.
Derrick Schneider - Sr. Production Engineer
Mr. Schneider has over 20 years of experience working in the oil & gas industry. He has extensive experience working in heavy oil, shallow gas, waterfloods, and both conventional and unconventional onshore plays throughout Western Canada, Colorado, Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. He has held various engineering positions at major oil & gas international companies and helped develop plays including the Bakken, Barnett, Haynesville, Eagle Ford, and in the SCOOP. His largest role was working for a major gas producer and coordinating the daily operations to successfully and safely produce over 1 BCF per day from Central Texas and Louisiana. Mr. Schneider holds a number of degrees including a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.
Allan Hemmy - 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.