PADA hosts a series of educational breakfasts on relevant topics related to A&D as well as social events throughout the year, connecting people and disciplines across the industry.


June 2, 2022

CEO Breakfast - June 2, 2022 - In-Person Event
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Petroleum Club


June 2, 2022 @ Petroleum Club (Devonian Room)

7:00 am - Registration   /   7:30 am - Presentation

5th Annual CEO Panel


Alex Verge

President & CEO, Journey Energy Inc.


Bruce Hall

President & CEO, Ricochet Oil Corp.


Ryan Heath

President, i3 Energy Canada Limited


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June 20, 2022

PADA Annual Golf Tournament - 2022
11:00 Registration; 11:30 Lunch; 1:00 Shotgun Start. Cocktails & prizes to follow.
Valley Ridge Golf Course,11618 Valley Ridge Park NW, Calgary,

PADA Tournament

October 11, 2022

October 11, 2022 - Breakfast Meeting
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - Devonian Room

Becoming Strathcona: A Transformational Journey

This event is open to members and their guests only.


Rob Morgan

President & Chief Executive Officer

Strathcona Resources Ltd.

Rob is a Professional Engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, largely focused on heavy oil and Montney development. In addition to his previous roles as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cona Resources, Rob has extensive senior management experience including six years as Chief Operating Officer at Crew Energy Inc. and various executive positions with Harvest Operations Corporation, Viking Energy Trust and Petrovera Resources Ltd.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. He also sits on the Board of Directors for Explorers and Producers Association of Canada and is a member of the Alberta Security Commission’s Petroleum Advisory Committee.

November 15, 2022

November 15, 2022 - AGM and Breakfast Meeting
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - Devonian Room

Market M&A Trends and Activity

This breakfast presentation will focus on recent merger and acquisition trends in the upstream Canadian oil and natural gas Industry with an emphasis on the prices being paid, who the buyers and sellers are, and what factors have impacted recent M&A activity. 


Ben Rye, P.Geo.

Ben joined Sayer in the fall of 2012 after obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Saskatchewan. While pursuing his degree, Ben gained technical experience in geology through his involvement in several conventional and heavy oil resource plays for a number of exploration & production companies. Ben was promoted to Vice-President of Sayer in the spring of 2022 after spending the prior three years as Manager, Geology & Business Development with increasing responsibilities, playing an instrumental role in expanding the corporate advisory focus of Sayer. 

Ben is registered as a Professional Geologist with APEGA. His main roles at Sayer include business development, technical and financial duties. He also provides analysis on Sayer’s four oil industry publications, ensuring that he is up to date on M&A and financing trends in the Canadian Oil & Natural Gas industry. 


This event is open to members and their guests only.



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