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Roundtable Forum: Canadian Energy

Skolnick, Philip R.
PHILIP R. SKOLNICK is an Equity Research Analyst at Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers he was associated with CIBC World Markets as an Associate Research Analyst in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, as well as with AIM Management Group as a Budget Analyst. He earned a BA in Economics from Bethany College and an MBA from Texas Christian University. Mr. Skolnick is a member of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts. Sector ' energy Profile
MAY SHEN CHILTON is a Vice President of Oil and Gas Equity Research at J.P. Morgan Chase in New York. Ms. Chilton focuses her research on the senior Canadian exploration and production (E&P) companies and on junior US exploration and production companies. Before concentrating on upstream E&P companies, she analyzed and researched US integrated oil and gas, and independent refining and marketing companies, at J.P. Morgan. Prior to equity research, Ms. Chilton was a consultant at a strategy consulting firm in Toronto, Canada. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Profile
MATT JANISCH is a Managing Director, Head of North American Energy Research at BMO Nesbitt Burns, Inc. Previously, Mr. Janisch worked for five years in the firm's corporate finance department, where he was involved with numerous debt and equity financings as well as various advisory assignments, including corporate acquisitions and divestitures, the majority of which were oil and gas related. Mr. Janisch also spent five years involved in petroleum engineering in the oil and gas industry, mainly in reservoir and economic evaluations of Canadian oil and gas properties and companies. Mr. Janisch holds a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta (1984) and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario (1991). Profile
GORDON CURRIE is a 22-year veteran of the petroleum and securities industries. Prior to joining the research department of Canaccord Capital in 1996, he was associated with several other investment dealers. He began his career as a landman at Esso Resources Canada Limited and became an analyst in 1983. He is a Calgary native who studied archaeology and history at the University of Calgary, and then earned his MBA from the Ivey School of Business Administration at the University of Western Ontario in 1980. He also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation and is a past President of the Calgary Society of Financial Analysts. He currently serves as Treasurer of the Alpine Club of Canada. Profile
TWST: May, would you begin by telling us how the Canadian energy stocks

have performed over the past year?

Ms. Chilton: They outperformed their US peers in 2001. The five large

cap Canadian