David Harwell

Vice President of Engineering

Mr. Harwell is an experienced Engineer with 37 years of experience in oil and gas engineering and operations. Most recently, Mr. Harwell was Vice President of Canadian International Oil and General Manager of CIOC’s operating group in Calgary. In this position, he was responsible for the organization and startup of CIOC’s Canada operations.
Prior to joining CIOC, Mr. Harwell was employed by Conoco and ConocoPhillips for 29 years. While there, he played a key role in the ConocoPhillips, Marathon and Hess’ re-entry into their Libyan assets.

Mr. Harwell was also involved in several major discoveries in the Rocky Mountain region. He provided business development support and leadership for exploration, acquisitions, and field development along the Atlantic Margin, North Africa and the Middle East.

Additionally, Mr. Harwell has worked extensively with numerous national oil companies in technical and management advisory positions. He is a skilled manager and highly qualified as a reservoir engineer, development engineer, and petrophysicist. Mr. Harwell graduated from Louisiana State University in 1982 with a B.S. degree in petroleum engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Louisiana.