A new Board of Directors was elected at the OPI Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Best Western Stoneridge Inn and Conference Centre in London. The directors elected for a two year term are Ben Barnes, Double B Well Services Ltd.; Ian Colquhoun, Consulting Geologist; Mike Dorland, Consulting Geologist; Frank Kuri, Dundee Energy LP; Kathy McConnell, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Jim McIntosh, Jim McIntosh Petroleum Engineering Ltd.
Directors completing the second year of their two year term are Dave Bond, Pro Mechanical; Charlie Fairbank, Fairbank Oil Properties Ltd.; Dale Holland, Holland Testers Ltd.; Jane Lowrie, Clearbeach Resources Inc.; Denis Marcus, Harold Marcus Limited; Jack Norman, Elexco Ltd. and Dave Thompson, Northern Cross Energy Limited.
The OPI presented 25 Year Recipient Pins to Dave Bond, Pro Mechanical; Rob Newport, Union Gas Limited and David Schieck, Seismic Solutions.
The OPI Award of Merit in recognition of outstanding contribution to the oil and gas industry was presented to Jug Manocha, Operations Engineer, Petroleum Operations Section, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.