About DTO

Board of Directors

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Michael Kabanuk, P.Eng.

Michael is a Professional Engineer with 23 years of engineering and management experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Prior to becoming Granite’s founding President and CEO, he was Executive Chairman of DeeThree Exploration Ltd. since 2009. Prior to joining DeeThree as a Director in late 2008, Michael was Chief Operating Officer and Vice President Operations of Cyries Energy Inc., positions he held from its inception in July 2004 to its sale in March 2008. At Cyries, he was responsible for the company’s production, exploitation and acquisition activities, and was instrumental in its growth from 1,000 boe per day to 12,000 boe per day.

Michael has a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Brendan Carrigy, P.Geol.
Independent Director

Brendan is a professional geologist and a member the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Over his quarter-century-long career, he has held senior management positions in the area of oil and natural gas exploration with Cyries Energy, Cypress Energy and Cequel Energy. Brendan holds a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Alberta.

Martin Cheyne
President and Chief Executive Officer, Boulder Energy Ltd.

Martin is the founding CEO of Boulder Energy Ltd., sister company to Granite, formed out of the asset division of DeeThree Exploration Ltd. in May 2015. Previously Martin co-founded DeeThree and led the company through its growth from negligible production into the intermediate producer class. Martin brings more than 30 years of energy industry experience to Granite, having founded and led several companies prior to DeeThree, including Dual Exploration Inc. and Devlan Exploration Inc., both of which were acquired by Cyries Exploration Inc. Martin has also served on numerous energy companies’ Boards of Directors.

Kevin Andrus
Chief Financial Officer, GMT Exploration Company

Kevin has served as Chief Financial Officer of GMT Exploration Companny LLC, a private investment company based in Atlanta, Georgia, since June 2018. Prior to that, he was the Portfolio Manager of Energy Investments for GMT Capital from October 2011 to April 2018. From January 2006 to October 2011, he served as Co-founder and Lead Portfolio Manager for Colorado Capital Advisors, LLC. Kevin has been a director of Granite since June 21, 2013.


Bradley Porter
Independent Businessman

Bradley was a co-founder of DeeThree Exploration Ltd., Granite’s predecessor company. Since the sale of Dual Exploration Inc. in 2006, Bradley has been an independent businessman serving as a board member for a number of private corporations in the service and producing sectors of the oil and natural gas industry. He has over 30 years of diverse oil and natural gas experience. Prior to co-founding DeeThree, Bradley was Executive Vice President and Director of Dual Exploration Inc. from July 2005 to the company’s sale in December 2006. From 1996 to July 2005, he was Executive Vice President and Director of Devlan Exploration Inc.




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