Mr. Prefontaine began his Career in 1999 and has helped develop land positions in a number of resource plays in both the United States and Canada. In his most recent position of Vice President, Land at Triple Five Intercontinental, he helped grow the company from zero to 6,000 Boe/d prior to it being sold. At BlackShale Resources, as Vice President Land, he led a multi disciplinary team comprised of technical staff in the exploration of a number of resource plays. He personally secured over 300,000 net acres through a combination of purchases, farmouts and swaps. As senior Landman at Mariner Energy Inc. he concentrated on the acquisition and development of several Shale Oil horizons in Western Canada. Prior to this, Mr. Prefontaine held the position of Land Manager at Triangle Petroleum Corporation where he secured land positions in several Shale Gas opportunities in both Canada and the United States, including Western and Eastern Canada, Texas (Barnett Shale) and Arkansas (Fayetteville Shale). Mr. Prefontaine holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen.