Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> April 26, 2004


STEVEN CLOUTIER is President and Chief Operating Officer of APF Energy Trust. Mr. Cloutier has more than 15 years' combined experience in oil and gas, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and law. Since participating in the formation of APF Energy Trust in 1996, Mr. Cloutier has been responsible for the coordination of day-to-day operations of the business, and has been directly involved in oil and gas transactions worth more than $400 million. Prior to co-founding APF Energy with Mr. Hislop, Mr. Cloutier practiced law in Toronto with a medium-sized firm specializing in corporate finance and secured lending. Before that, Mr. Cloutier worked in the investment industry (1986-87). Mr. Cloutier is a graduate of the University of Victoria (Law) and McGill University (Labour Relations). Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of APF Energy

Trust, and a picture of what you are doing at the present time?

Mr. Cloutier: APF was started in 1996, which was an active