Darol Turnquist
Director, Exploration

Mr. Turnquist has over 35 years of experience in the exploration and development of oil & gas reserves. He received his BSc degree majoring in geology from the University of Calgary in 1978. Darol’s career started with a prominent reservoir engineering firm followed by employment with several firms ranging from start-up to well established oil & gas companies who had interests in the WCSB as well as international.

From 1996 – 2005 he was a consulting geologist, developing successful plays with established reserves in excess of 20 mm BOE, as well a drilling several high impact development wells. Since 2005, Darol was Exploration Manager and VP, Exploration for TUSK Energy and its successors As Director of Geosciences at AESL, Darol’s focus is on building an aggregation play for oil & gas assets in Western Canada with strategic partnerships.