Barclay Cuthbert has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, working with oil companies and oilfield services companies in Canada, Russia and the Middle East. Mr. Cuthbert worked with LUKoil Overseas to develop international exploration and production operations, focusing principally on projects in Latin America including analysis of several heavy oil deposits in the region. Prior to that, Mr. Cuthbert managed the western partners' interest in a production chemical joint venture with LUKoil in Western Siberia. He joined US Oil Sands in August 2005 as Vice President, Operations. Mr. Cuthbert received his Master of Business Administration from Queen's University and his Bachelors of Science (Chemistry), with distinction, from the University of Calgary.