Resource Development Experts
A well-rounded team with proven acumen in production engineering, geology, land acquisition, and creating value for shareholders by transforming resources.
Helium Evolution (HEVI) has amassed 5.5 million acres of helium land permits near proven discoveries of economic helium concentrations.
With this significant land base, a team of professionals with proven expertise in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, and a farmout plus strategic investment from North American Helium (NAH), HEVI is uniquely positioned with multiple near-term catalysts:
- NAH has drilled 2 test wells on HEVI lands in Q4/22 and a 3rd in 1H/23, of a total of 5 committed wells with costs funded 100% by NAH; HEVI retains 20% working interest
- NAH commits to expeditiously drill development wells on the earned farmout blocks based on success with the first 3 test wells
- New seismic option and seismic review option agreements with NAH could increase wells to be drilled by ~60% (from 5 to up to 8)
- At no cost, HEVI to receive NAH’s proprietary seismic recently used to drill 3 successful NAH wells
In addition to our NAH farmout, HEVI continues to leverage its skilled technical expertise to focus on internally generated helium resource opportunities, and future drilling prospects across our extensive, world-class land holdings.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Robb has worked as a geologist in Western Canada since 1984. Mr. Robb has broad experience in all facets of the oil and gas industry including exploration and development, acquisitions and dispositions, and reserve valuations. He has held executive level positions in several exploration and production companies and in 2006 founded Salvo Energy Corp. Mr. Robb has been involved in heavy oil, shallow gas, coal bed methane, deep basin tight gas and conventional oil and gas plays, evaluating over $500 million of acquired assets across his career. Mr. Robb has a B.A. in economics from the University of Alberta, a B.Sc. in geology from the University of Calgary, and a M.Sc. in geology from the University of Alberta.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Mills has over 30 years of executive, managerial, engineering, and operations experience in the oil and gas industry in the Western Canadian Basin (WCB). Mr. Mills was instrumental in the start-up of Mustang Resources and Pegasus Oil & Gas where he held senior executive and board of director positions in the corporations. In addition, Mr. Mills has held various petroleum engineering related technical and managerial positions throughout his career with companies such as Texaco, Imperial Oil, and Startech Energy. Mr. Mills attended the University of Alberta and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering and is an accredited member of APEGA.
Kristi Kunec, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Kunec brings over 15 years of financial experience to HEVI, with a proven track record that includes leading the corporate finance, organizational planning and financial reporting functions for growing resource companies. Over the last 13 months, she has served as part-time Controller for Kanata Clean Power & Climate Technologies Corp. Prior thereto, Ms. Kunec was CFO and Corporate Secretary for Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. (TSX:PNE), where she directly contributed to PNE’s growth from ~100 boe/d to 24,000 boe/d, including numerous equity financings and acquisitions. Previously, Ms. Kunec served in Controller / Financial Reporting roles for several energy companies. After receiving a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan, she began her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP in 2003, earning her CPA, CA designation in May of 2006.
VP, Corporate Development
Mr. Kanderka has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas and in the mineral sectors. Mr. Kanderka has significant corporate experience acting as an Officer and as a Director in both the private and public sectors in various roles while responsible for strategic planning, corporate finance, management, and administration. He has been a company founder and company builder with a wide array of experience in asset purchase and sale transactions, mergers, buyouts, and reorganizations. Currently Mr. Kanderka is actively a Director of Orestone Mining Corp. and is Chairman of the Board for Visionary Gold Corp. which company he had co-founded. Mr. Kanderka has been a Member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) since 1977 and has held the Certification as a Professional Landman since 1991.