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Birchill Canada

Birchill Canada is a privately owned junior exploration and production company with a rich history in the Calgary oil and gas landscape spanning over 20 years.

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Birchill Canada

We execute a high growth strategy whereby we build and accumulate quality light oil and liquids rich natural gas assets with a single focus…creating value.

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Bregal Investments

A world class investor and supportive partner of Birchill for over 20 years.

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I’m proud of our track record of building solid companies, our talented team, our supportive shareholder and the successful execution of our strategy in a socially responsible manner. We have fun and take pride in our accomplishments and I look forward to another successful chapter in the Birchill legacy of companies.

Pat Oliver President & CEO
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  • Patrick Oliver, C.A.

Mr. Oliver has over 30 years of industry experience and has spent the last 13 years with the Birchill stream of companies. Mr. Oliver currently holds the position of President & CEO of Birchill Canada. He spent the prior 6 years as President & CEO of Birchill Exploration and prior to that, spent 7 years as VP Finance & CFO of Birchill Resources and Birchill Energy. Before joining Birchill, Mr. Oliver held senior finance positions with several energy companies including Canadian Hunter Exploration, Calahoo Petroleum Ltd. and Aquila Inc.


  • Paul MacDonell, P. Eng.
  • Rhonda Stewart, CGA
  • Kelly Pypers,  B.A.
  • Dean Williams, P. Geol.

 

Birchill Canada is committed to exercise social responsibility in the areas of its operations, the environment, safety and its social license to operate.

 

 

Dedication to Zero

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Environment

  • Spills

  • Minimal surface impact

  • Wildlife disturbance

  • Emissions




safety
Safety

  • Employee injuries

  • Contractor injuries

  • Motor Vehicle Incidence





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Operations
Drilling

  • Control issues

  • Regulatory trespassing


Hydraulic Fracturing

  • Fracture containment

  • Fresh water contamination

  • Water / Chemical use & disposal




Production

  • Visual impact

  • Product containment

  • Noise and GHG emissions

  • Minimal traffic impact





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Social License

  • Land owner complaints

  • First Nation consultations

  • Stakeholders fully informed


Birchill Offers A Proven Formula for Success

Founders of startup oil and gas producer Birchill Canada are hoping to repeat the success they have experienced in Alberta’s west central natural gas and light oil resources, using a strategy perfected through three earlier companies. The fourth Birchill will be built on similar principles and again focused on drilling for light oil and liquids-rich natural gas, CEO Pat Oliver says.

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Bregal Investments completes sale of Birchill Exploration Limited Partnership

NEW YORK June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bregal Investments is pleased to announce the sale of privately held Birchill Exploration Limited Partnership to TriOil Resources Ltd. for total proceeds of approximately CAD$256 million. The transaction was pursuant to a share purchase agreement which closed on June 5, 2014 and included approximately 4,000 boepd of production (40% liquids), 2P reserves of 26.6 million boe and bank debt of CAD$62 million that was retired at closing.

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Harvest Energy Trust Acquires Birchill Energy

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 15, 2006) - Harvest Energy Trust ("Harvest") (TSX:HTE.UN) (NYSE:HTE) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of a private Western Canadian oil and natural gas producer, Birchill Energy Limited ("Birchill"), for approximately $440 million. The transaction will be financed with Harvest's existing bank credit facilities.

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Shiningbank Energy Acquires Birchill Resources

On March 8, 2004, Shiningbank Energy Income Fund acquired all outstanding shares of Birchill Resources Ltd., a private oil and gas company, for $169.2 million. The acquisition was financed in part by a bought deal equity financing in the amount of $150 million, underwritten by a syndicate led by CIBC World Markets Inc., and included BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., TD Securities Inc., National Bank Financial and FirstEnergy Capital Corp.

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Corporate and Contact Information

Birchill Canada Limited Partnership
820, 815-8th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3P2

Main Reception 403.532.9315
Fax 403.532.9319

Emergency Line 1.866.384.4604

General inquires info@birchill.com

Auditors

Ernst & Young LLP
1000, 440 2nd Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 5E9
www.ey.com

 

Reserve Evaluators

Sproule Associates Ltd.
900, 140 4th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3N3
www.sproule.com

 

 

Lawyers

Stikeman Elliott LLP
Barristers & Solicitors
4300 Bankers Hall West
888-3rd Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 5C5
www.stikeman.com

 

Bankers

HSBC Bank Canada
407 8th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 4Z2
www.hsbc.ca