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Glenn R. Carley, , , B.A., J.D., M.B.A., ICD.D , , Calgary, Alberta, Canada Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Compensation and HR Committee, Nominating Committee, Governance Committee, Audit and Risk Committee

Mr. Carley is currently President of Selinger Capital Inc., a private investment company, and a director of Niko Resources Ltd. Mr. Carley served as Chairman and a director of Marquee Energy Ltd. from 2011 to 2016, Executive Chairman and a director of Guide Exploration Ltd. (formerly Galleon Energy Inc.) from 2003 to 2012, Executive Chairman and a director of Flagship Energy Ltd. from 2005 to 2008, Chairman and a director of Culane Energy Corp. from 2002 to 2011, Chief Executive Officer of New Venture Energy Inc. from 2004 to 2005, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Venture Energy Inc. from 2002 to 2004, Chairman of High Point Resources Inc. from 2001 to 2005, and co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magin Energy Inc. from 1995 to 2001.

Mr. Carley, BA, J.D., M.B.A., has an ICD.D. designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He holds a Master of Business Administration, a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Arts, all from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Carley is a member of both the Law Society of Alberta and the Law Society of Saskatchewan.

Kevin D. Angus, , , P. Geoph., ICD.D , , Calgary, Alberta, CanadaCompensation and HR Committee (Chair)

Mr. Angus is currently Executive Vice President Corporate Development of Point Loma Resources Ltd., an exploration and development company, and President of KD Angus Corp., formerly KD Angus & Associates Ltd., a private company. Mr. Angus served as Vice President, Exploration of Surge Energy Inc. from 2010 to 2012, Executive Vice President and a director of Pegasus Oil and Gas Inc. from 2006 to 2009, Vice President, Exploration of Mustang Resources Inc. from 2003 to 2005, and President of KD Angus & Associates Ltd. from 1997 to 2002. Mr. Angus worked in senior geophysical positions at three junior oil and natural gas companies, Archean Energy Ltd. in 1997, Ulster Petroleum Ltd., from 1995 to 1996, and Petrorep Resources Inc., from 1994 to 1995. Prior thereto, Mr. Angus worked at Husky Oil Operations Ltd. from 1983 to 1994.

Mr. Angus, P. Geoph., has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Calgary, is registered as a Professional Geophysicist with the APEGA and is a member of the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

Paul Beitel, , , P.Eng, MBA, ICD.D , , Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Mr. Beitel is currently Managing Director at ARC Financial Corp., an investment management company, and co-leads ARC's portfolio management team. He has been with ARC Financial Corp. since 1998 and currently represents the ARC Energy Funds on the board of directors of Huron Resources Corp. and Citadel Drilling Ltd. He has served on the board of directors of a number of private exploration and production companies and served as a director of Ember Resources Inc. from 2008 to 2013 and as a director of C1 Energy Ltd. from 2006 to 2007.

Mr. Beitel has an ICD.D. designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Calgary. He is registered as a Professional Engineer with APEGA.

Joan E. Dunne, , , C.A. , , Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAudit and Risk Committee (Chair), Reserves and HSE Committee

Ms. Dunne is currently a director of Tundra Oil & Gas Limited, a private company, and a director of Sprott Resource Holdings Inc. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Organization. This board is intended to be appointed to the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority board upon its establishment. Ms. Dunne also chairs CPA Canada’s Canadian Performance Reporting Board. Ms. Dunne served as a director of Sprott Resource Corp. from 2014 to 2017, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of True Energy Trust/True Energy Inc. from 2002 to 2006, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Ionic Energy Inc., from 1998 to 2000, and held senior financial positions with Petrorep Resources Ltd. and Barrington Petroleum Ltd. Ms. Dunne was the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Painted Pony before retiring from that role in September 2013.

Ms. Dunne has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary. Ms. Dunne is also a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta (CPA, CA).

Nereus L. Joubert, , , LLB, LLD , , Calgary, Alberta, CanadaGovernance Committee (Chair), Nominating Committee (Chair), Compensation and HR Committee

Mr. Joubert has been an independent businessman since June 2013. Mr. Joubert has held several executive positions in the Sasol Group of companies in the 19 years prior to joining the Corporation’s Board, including the role of Country President of Sasol Canada from 2011 to 2013. He has served as a director on the boards of many of the subsidiaries of Sasol Limited (a New York Stock Exchange and Johannesburg Securities Exchange listed company), including Sasol Petroleum International (Pty) Limited, Sasol Synfuels International (Pty) Limited and Sasol’s Canadian legal entities. Mr. Joubert served as Group Executive of Sasol Limited (a position similar to an Executive Vice President) for Legal and Assurance from 2003 to 2011. He also served as a member of the Group Executive Committee of Sasol Limited from 1996 to 2011. In 1995, Mr. Joubert was appointed General Manager and Company Secretary and in 1994, he was appointed Company Secretary of Sasol Limited. Prior thereto, from 1983 to 1994, he was a full time member of the Faculty of Law at the Rand Afrikaans University (now the University of Johannesburg), initially as Lecturer and finally, the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law.

Mr. Joubert, LLB, LLD holds a Doctorate of Law, a Bachelor of Laws and a Juris Bachelor from the University of Johannesburg. He also completed an Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Lynn Kis , , P. Eng. , , Calgary, Alberta, CanadaReserves and HSE Committee (Chair), Audit and Risk Committee

Ms. Kis is currently a director of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. She served as Senior Vice President and Manager of Ryder Scott Company, an oil and gas consulting firm, from 2013 to 2015, Director of Evaluations, Energy and Resources Advisory Services of AJM Deloitte from 2011 to 2013, a director of Aspen Family Services, a non-profit organization, from 2005 to 2013, Vice President and Partner of AJM Petroleum Consultants from 2006 to 2011, Vice President of Engineering and Planning of Pengrowth Energy Corporation from 1998 to 2005, and Engineering Manager of Jordan Petroleum from 1994 to 1998. Ms. Kis worked as a consultant for approximately 10 years for numerous clients, including Talisman Energy Inc., BP Canada Resources Ltd., Encor Inc., the TD Bank and the AMH Group, from 1984 to 1994. Prior thereto, Ms. Kis served as Senior Reservoir Engineer of Sundance Oil Company Canada in 1983, Manager Engineering of Brent Petroleum Industries Ltd. from 1981 to 1983, Supervisor Reservoir Engineering Unit of Suncor Inc. from 1979 to 1980, Senior Reservoir Project Engineer of Gulf Canada Inc. from 1976 to 1979, and Project Engineer of Energy and Resources Conservation Board from 1974 to 1976.

Ms. Kis has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science with honours from the University of Wales, Cardiff, is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and is registered as a Professional Engineer with APEGA.

Arthur J.G. Madden, , , CMA, CPA, MBA, ICD.D , , Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaAudit and Risk Committee, Governance Committee, Nominating Committee

Mr. Madden is currently Chief Financial Officer of Epoc Oil and Gas Inc. and a director of Epoc Industries Inc. He is also President of 554492 Alberta Ltd., a private company providing consulting services to the energy sector and a Principal of the CFO Centre Limited, an organization that provides part-time CFO services to companies, Mr. Madden served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Crown Point Energy Inc. from 2009 to 2015, Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and a director of Adamant Energy Inc. from 2004 to 2008, and Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cavell Energy Corporation from 1994 to 2004.

Mr. Madden, CPA, CMA, MBA, ICD.D., has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University. Mr. Madden is a member of Financial Executives International Canada.

George Voneiff, , , M.Sc , , Bryan, Texas, United StatesReserves and HSE Committee

Mr. Voneiff is currently Chief Executive Officer of Mosaic Petroleum Analytics LLC, specializing in completion, lateral spacing and development drilling optimization in unconventional formations, and a director of MP Analytics Ltd. Mr. Voneiff is also currently a Professor of Engineering Practice teaching graduate-level classes on Petroleum Economics and Reserves at Texas A&M University and is co-chairman of the Executive Committee of the Texas A&M Petroleum Department Industry Advisory Board. Mr. Voneiff has 35 years of oil and gas experience, primarily in unconventional oil & gas resources. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Unconventional Resources, LLC, a US exploration and production company, from 2007 to 2017. Mr. Voneiff also co-founded, built and sold several E&P companies in the US and Canada, including UGR Blair Creek Ltd. and MGV Energy Inc. UGR established a quality land position in the Montney formation in NE British Columbia and MGV discovered the Horseshoe Canyon CBM play in Alberta. Mr. Voneiff holds a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science, in Petroleum Engineering, both from Texas A&M University.

Patrick R. Ward, , , P. Geol. , , Calgary, Alberta, CanadaPresident and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ward is the founder of the Corporation and has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since May 6, 2007. He has served as a governor of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers since 2015. Mr. Ward served as a director of Striker Exploration from 2015 to 2016, a director of Elkwater Resources Ltd. from 2014 to 2015, and Vice President, Exploration of Innova Exploration Inc. from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Ward co-founded Chowade Energy Ltd. in 2003, which merged into Innova Exploration Inc. in 2004. Prior thereto, Mr. Ward served as Manager, Geology & Geophysics of NCE Resources Group and Petrofund Energy Trust from 1999 to 2003, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Rockport Energy Corp. from 1998 to 1999, and Exploration Manager of Total Petroleum Canada Ltd. (subsequently Rigel Oil & Gas Ltd.) from 1981 to 1997.

Mr. Ward holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology with honours from the University of Calgary. He is registered as a Professional Geologist with APEGA.

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