Technical Partners

The Lamar Corporation

The Lamar Corporation is led by Dr. Larry Marks, a 35-year industry veteran of the oil and gas sector. Dr. Marks spent 30 years in various executive roles for Shell Canada Ltd. and various Shell Group companies, including General Manager and Vice President of Marketing and Transportation for Shell Canada. He has experience in all facets of the oil and gas business, having worked extensively throughout Canada, Asia, Africa and the Middle East in his career. While at Shell Canada, Dr. Marks implemented strategies for marketing, sales and transportation of energy and co-products in excess of more than $3 billion in annual revenue.

PurLucid Treatment Solutions

PurLucid’s technology has been designed for the environmental services industry to separate impurities from oil industry waste streams, producing clean water as a final product. PurLucid partnered with David Bromley Engineering by licensing and applying patented nanoflotation technology to wastewater treatment. The novel approach uses a removable membrane coating to capture particles.

Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC)

The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is one of Canada’s leading providers of applied research, development and demonstration (RD&D) and technology commercialization. With more than 380 employees, $70 million in annual revenue and over 69 years of RD&D experience, SRC provides products and services to its 1,500 clients in 20 countries around the world.

ChemCognition LLC (Chemco)

Chemco provides strategic marketing and product development services for MGX. Chemco is spearheaded by Mr. Claudio Manissero who holds over 40 years of global experience in the chemical industry, including significant involvement in the mining, environmental and oilfield industries. Mr. Manissero also spent 21 years at FMC Corporation where he served as Sales and Marketing Manager. FMC is the second largest producer of lithium globally and the only mine-to-metal producer of lithium in the world.

Roy Eccles, P.Geo.

Mr. Eccles obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the universities of Manitoba and Alberta. He completed his thesis on The Petrogenesis of the Northern Alberta Kimberlite Province. Mr. Eccles is a practicing professional geologist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. He has over 26 years of mineral exploration experience encompassing a wide range of geological processes and commodities. Mr. Eccles has published over 70 manuscripts and 75 oral presentations. He is internationally recognized for his research and knowledge of the geology and economic mineral potential of the Canadian Shield and the Western Sedimentary Basin.

Derek Stonehouse

Mr. Stonehouse has over 26 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in western Canada, including the identification and drilling of over 140 horizontal wells. In particular, his experience with Northern Blizzard Resources, involving the re-development of an existing oil pool thought to be previously exhausted, and grass roots development of the Montney gas/condensate exploration target for Storm Resources, currently producing 10,000 BOE/D, are highly relevant to the development of MGX’s lithium assets.

Curt Maxwell

Mr. Maxwell is a professional Landman with over 36 years of industry experience in the Western Canadian basin, NWT, offshore Canada and the northern USA. He obtained a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Calgary before a career change into the oil and gas business. Mr. Maxwell began his Landman career at Petro-Canada and has held progressively more senior roles with General American Oils, Phillips Petroleum and EOG Resources. For the past 16 years Mr. Maxwell has worked in all aspects of Land as a Consulting Landman with more than 20 junior companies. He has been involved in the exploration, development and A&D of several significant properties. He currently continues to be involved in several operating management teams.