Earl Hickok
Founder &

Mr. Hickok has over 35 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry with a broad base of operations, engineering, management and board of directors’ experience. His career started in the Esso Redwater oilfield in 1979 and he spent 12 years with Esso including a 2-year assignment at Exxon Production Research in Houston, Texas.

Mr. Hickok obtained an Engineering Technology Diploma from Red River College in Winnipeg and then a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Lakehead University in Ontario. Mr. Hickok has invested an enormous amount of time with Western Canadian political leaders and industry CEO’s from 2011 to present as the co-chair of the Oilmen’s Business Forum held each year in Banff, Alberta. The dialogue and networking have been used to move our Canadian energy industry in expanding and positive directions with over 350 participants in 2014.

Career Highlights:

  • Esso/Exxon in operations, production engineering and Exxon Research dept. from 1979-1991
  • Co-founder and President of AESL in Calgary in 1991 – 2003
  • Director Argo Energy – 2003 to 2005
  • President & COO, Director TUSK Energy – 2005 to 2009 when sold at 5,000 boed
  • Co-founder and Chairman of Tecskor Corporation 1997 – present
  • Director Questerre Energy Corporation – 2014 to present