By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Oct. 27 -- Ivanhoe Energy Inc., Calgary, has appointed David Dyck as president and chief executive officer of its Canadian subsidiary, Ivanhoe Energy Canada Inc.
Dyck will lead the company in the development of the Tamarack heavy-oil project in Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands, including the application of Ivanhoe’s proprietary heavy-to-light heavy-oil upgrading technology.
The Tamarack team is on schedule to complete front-end engineering and design for the 20,000-b/d Tamarack project by yearend, the company said.
As executive director and chief executive officer of LeaRidge Capital since 2007, Dyck has provided financial advisory services to a number of North American companies in the energy and service sectors.
During 2000-07, Dyck was senior vice-president, finance, and chief financial officer with Western Oil Sands, Calgary. He was a member of the company’s senior executive team and a director of four offshore subsidiaries.