Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> December 15, 2003


ALLAN E. SPURGEON is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Director of TriLoch Resources Inc. Mr. Spurgeon is also a co-Founder of TriLoch and his principal responsibilities are the establishment of overall corporate structure, strategy and objectives. He graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Honors Geology. Mr. Spurgeon has over 30 years of oil and gas experience and in the last 20 years has specialized in building small and startup public oil and gas companies. Prior to co-founding TriLoch, Mr. Spurgeon was the President and Chief Executive Officer of PanAtlas Energy Inc. from October 1993 to July 2000, a Calgary-based oil and gas company whose shares were listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Spurgeon was a principal in the re-organization of PanAtlas and was responsible for the establishment of overall corporate strategy objectives, their implementation and the daily operations of the company until its sale to Velvet Exploration Ltd. in July 2000 in a transaction valued at over C$75 million. Profile
TWST: Would you start us off with a brief overview of TriLoch Resources?

Mr. Spurgeon: TriLoch Resources is a startup Canadian oil and gas

exploration company headquartered in Calgary,