Strategic Oil & Gas appointed DOUGLAS WRIGHT, SPE, as vice president, engineering and corporate development. He has been with Strategic since June 2013 as vice president, business development. In his new role, Wright is now responsible for engineering, reserves, and developing corporate strategy. Additionally, he oversees the planning and execution of Strategic’s capital spending budget.
Wright has over 29 years’ experience in western Canada’s energy industry, with expertise focused on reserve evaluations for both annual reporting and acquisition/disposition analysis. He has worked for several major international companies, including Texaco, Imperial Oil, ConocoPhillips, and Anadarko. Most recently, he served in a senior management role at Perpetual Energy. Wright graduated from the University of Calgary with a BS degree in chemical engineering and from Athabasca University’s Centre for Innovative Management with an MBA. He is also a member of the APEGA and Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers.