#163: Hal Kvisle (Arc Resources/Finning/Cenovus) - Structuring M&A Deals, $2 Trillion in Assets & Common Sense Energy Policy



Greetings, and welcome back to the podcast. 

This episode, we are joined by Mr. Hal Kvisle - Board Chair of Arc Resources, Finning International Inc., South Bow Energy and Director for Cenovus Energy.

Mr. Kvisle was Chief Executive Officer of Talisman Energy from 2012 – 2015. From 2001 – 2010, he served as Chief Executive Officer of TransCanada Corporation, now TC Energy, which included the commissioning and start-up of the Keystone Pipeline. 

Prior to joining TransCanada in 1999, he founded and was President of Fletcher Challenge Energy Canada, a successful Canadian upstream business with ventures in Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico. Previously, he held engineering, finance and management positions with Dome Petroleum Limited. Mr. Kvisle was named Canada’s CEO of the Year in 2008 and selected to the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame in 2012.

In 2021, he received the Institute of Corporate Directors Fellowship Award. He is the founding Chair of the Business Council of Alberta and the former Chair of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, the Mount Royal College Board of Governors and the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Mr. Kvisle holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from the University of Alberta, a Master of Business Administration and Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the University of Calgary, and an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Mount Royal University. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.


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