About DTO

Management Team

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Michael Kabanuk
President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael is a Professional Engineer with 23 years of engineering and management experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Prior to Granite, Michael was a Co-founder and Executive Chairman of DeeThree Exploration Ltd. since 2009 and where he was instrumental in growing the company from its inception to over 12,000 BOE/d. Prior to DeeThree Exploration Ltd., Michael held various senior management and management positions at Cyries Energy Inc., Cequel Energy Inc., and Cypress Energy Inc. Michael has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

John (Jack) Smith
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Jack has over 35 years of corporate accounting, management and operations experience with private and public companies in the energy industry.  Jack has most recently been the Interim CFO at Boulder Energy Ltd., from December 2017 to February 2018, prior to Boulder Jack was the CFO of New Star Energy Ltd. from February 2012 to August of 2016, and previously held CFO positions at Silverback Energy Ltd (2010 to 2012) and Temple Energy Ltd. (2004 to 2010).  Previous to Temple Energy Ltd., Jack was the Controller at Temple Exploration Ltd., and Vermilion Resources Ltd.

Devon Griffiths
Chief operating Officer

Devon Griffiths is a Professional Geologist with ten years of experience in the Canadian energy and mining industries. Devon joined Granite (formerly DeeThree Exploration Ltd.) in 2014. Prior to Granite, Devon was an integral part of the management and research teams at a Canadian mining exploration company and has also spent time in energy consulting. Devon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. 



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    President and CEO
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