George Langdon, Ph.D., Director
George Langdon studied geology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he took BSc., MSc and PhD degrees between 1978 and 1996. He joined the petroleum industry as an exploration geologist in 1980, and worked for majors Hudson’s Bay Oil and Gas in Calgary, Saudi ARAMCO in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and Mobil Oil Canada in Toronto, until 1999. Since that time he has acted as a consultant for, and has been involved in the development of junior public companies in the oil and gas sector, especially in eastern Canada, including Canadian Imperial Venture Corp. (TSXV-CQV) in western Newfoundland, and Contact Exploration Inc. in New Brunswick. In 2006 he became the founding President of Shoal Point Energy Ltd. (CNSX-SHP) where he served until June 2013. Dr. Langdon was co-responsible as President and lead geologist for the company’s amassing a land position of some 720,000 acres in which it owns a 100% interest, and for negotiating a joint venture which aims to see up to 10 wells drilled over the next 3 to 4 years to assess this massive play, which has the potential to impact the energy balance in eastern North America over the next several years.
George also received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Composition from York University, Toronto, in 1990, and continues a serious interest in music.