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Board of Directors

The Canadian Energy Research Institute has established a reputation for successful achievement in the area of energy research. Its continuing success and reputation are dependent on its research remaining objective and non-partisan as well as relevant to the times. A number of factors serve to assist the Institute to meet its goals. The Institute's funding structure is designed to encourage support from the Canadian Government at the Federal and Provincial levels as well as a broad cross-section of private sector energy interests in order to minimize dependence upon any single source of funding from within the business community. Public sector support from across Canada contributes to the assessment of energy issues from both national and regional perspectives.

The board of directors consists of representatives of the Institute's sponsor organizations and embodies a unique range of experience and expertise.


Mr. Mike Cleland

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Mr. Terry Abel
Executive Vice President
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

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Mr. Kendall Dilling
Vice President, Environment and Regulatory
Cenovus Energy Inc

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Mr. Michael W. Ekelund
Assistant Deputy Minister, Resource Revenue and Operations Division
Alberta Department of Energy

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Mr. Allan Fogwill
President and CEO
Canadian Energy Research Institute

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Mr. Kevin Heffernan

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Mr. Drew Leyburne
Director General, ES/EPB/DGO
Natural Resources Canada

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Dr. Edward McCauley, PhD. FRSC
Vice President, Research
University of Calgary

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