#132: Honorable Rick Orman (Surmont Energy ) - Lessons from 50 Years of Alberta Energy & Politics
Greetings & welcome back to the rose bros podcast.
This episode we are joined by the Honorable Rick Orman - CEO of Surmont Energy & Former Alberta MLA/Cabinet Minister.
Mr. Orman has more than 50 years of business experience serving as Chairman, CEO and Corporate and Lead Director of a number of publicly traded companies listed on the TSE, TSX, NASDAQ and HKEX, including NovAtel Inc., Daylight Energy Ltd and Sinopec Daylight Ltd.
He is a director of Persta Resources Inc., WesCan Energy Corp., CannaPharmaRx, and Spoke Resources Ltd., and, since 2020, Surmont Energy Ltd.
From 1986-1993 he was twice elected to the Alberta Legislature and served in three portfolios – Minister of Employment, Minister of Labour, Minister of Energy.
Mr. Orman graduated from Eastern Washington University (Honors) in 1971.
Among other things we sat down and discussed energy entrepreneurship, working alongside numerous Alberta Premiers, recruiting Ralph Klein & the Alberta Advantage.