Obituary

  • Fund Established In Memory Of Vernon Harberlack

    In memory of Vernon Dwayne Haberlack, who died on Oct. 9 this year at the age of 47, Mahalo Energy Ltd. has created the "Cole Haberlack Personal Development Fund" through Burnet Duckworth and Palmer, LLP, 1400, 350 - 7th Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2P 3N9

    November 7, 2007, 12 PM MST

  • Husky Confirms Death On SeaRose FPSO

    Husky Energy Inc. has confirmed the death of a 34-year old man on board the SeaRose FPSO, located at the White Rose oil field 350 kilometres offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

    October 12, 2007, 12 PM MDT

  • Memorial Celebration Of John Shiry's Life On Aug. 16

    After a brief battle with cancer, John Shiry, former Financial Post columnist on the energy industry and the founder of Woodside Research in Calgary, succumbed to the disease on Saturday, July 28 at the Southwood Hospice, in Calgary.

    August 8, 2007, 12 PM MDT

  • Funeral Set For Thomas Dunnett

    Thomas Alexander Dunnett passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at the age of 75 years.

    July 24, 2007, 12 PM MDT

  • Long-Time Oilpatch Veteran Passes Away

    One of the oilpatch's true pioneers, Robert Nichols Adair, Jr. (Bob), passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2007. Adair arrived in Alberta in May 1950 as an employee of Stanolind Oil & Gas Company, the exploration arm of The Standard Oil Company of Indiana, to assist in the opening of the company office in western Canada.

    July 17, 2007, 12 PM MDT

  • Funeral Services For Herb Teitz May 23

    Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Herbert Heinz Teitz who passed away peacefully at home in northwest Calgary on May 18 at the age of 84 years, where he lived happily for 37 years and where he raised his family.

    May 22, 2007, 12 PM MDT

  • Memorial Celebration Friday For Kenneth Bergwall

    It is with great sorrow that family and friends report the sudden and unexpected passing of Ken Bergwall in Calgary on May 7 at the age of 47 years.

    May 10, 2007, 12 PM MDT

  • Ronald Ward Passed Away On March 14

    Ronald Ward, an oilpatch industry veteran, died on Wednesday, March 14th.

    March 16, 2007, 12 PM MDT

  • Funeral Services For Ted Lichon Jan. 25

    It is with overwhelming sorrow that the family and co-workers of Ted Lichon announce his sudden passing Jan. 20, 2007. Lichon has been an integral part of the TUSK Energy Corporation team for many years and his presence will be greatly missed.

    January 23, 2007, 12 PM MST

  • TG World Reports Death Of Director

    TG World Energy Corp. advises of the death of one of its early directors, Wilfrid Loucks.

    December 22, 2006, 12 PM MST

  • Memorial Service For Stephen Gibson Dec. 21

    Innova Exploration Ltd. sadly announces that Stephen Maurice Gibson, vice president operations, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 at the age of 51 years. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21 at McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, Alberta.

    December 19, 2006, 12 PM MST

  • Funeral Services Dec. 13 For Julio Poscente

    Julio Poscente, formerly of Canada Northwest Energy Limited and more recently the founder of Eurogas Corporation, passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, his family advises.

    December 12, 2006, 12 PM MST

  • CHC Announces Passing Of Executive Chairman

    CHC Helicopter Corporation regrets to announce the death of founder, controlling shareholder and Executive Chairman Craig Laurence Dobbin, O.C. after a brief illness.

    October 10, 2006, 12 PM MDT

  • Petro-Canada's First President Dies At 73

    A controversial former head of Petro-Canada died Monday in Ottawa.

    July 7, 2006, 12 PM MDT

  • Memorial Service Tonight For Allan McDonald

    A memorial service will be held tonight for Allan McDonald, a 29-year veteran of the oil industry, who died June 25 as a result of an infection.

    June 29, 2006, 12 PM MDT

  • JMG President Scobey Hartley Died June 6

    JMG Exploration, Inc. advises that its president & CEO, Herman Scarborough "Scobey" Hartley, died on June 6, at the age of 74.

    June 8, 2006, 12 PM MDT

  • Memorial Gathering For Cedric Clarke April 6

    A memorial gathering to honour Cedric "Ced" Clarke will be held between 2:00 - 4:00pm at Fourth on 4th Restaurant on Thursday, April 6 (503 - 4th Ave SW, formerly Oriental Phoenix).

    April 6, 2006, 12 PM MDT

  • Toromont Reports Death Of Division President

    Toromont Industries Ltd. advises that David Duncan, president of Toromont Energy Systems Inc., passed away suddenly this past weekend in a Calgary hospital.

    March 7, 2006, 12 PM MST

  • Funeral Services For Palmer March 3

    John "Jack" Palmer, a long-time oil patch veteran, passed away on February 20, 2006.

    March 1, 2006, 12 PM MST

  • Funeral Services For Barrie Mori Jan. 28

    It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our friend and colleague, Barrie Mori, in Calgary on Jan. 22, 2006. He leaves behind his parents, Yoshitaka and Mariye, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, 13 nieces and nephews, and 2 great nephews. Barrie worked in the surveying business with various companies for over 25 years, most recently with SANTOS Geomatics Inc. His easy-going manner and hard work ethic won him many friends among co-workers and clients during that time. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held at the All Saints Anglican Church (3205 27 St. Vernon B.C.) on Saturday, Jan. 28th at 2 P.M. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Barrie's name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (Vernon Unit, No. 202, 3402 27 Ave. Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1).

    January 27, 2006, 12 PM MST

  • Catapult Reports President's Death

    Catapult Energy Limited Partnership I reports the passing of Marcel Tremblay, president of Catapult Energy 2004 Inc. the general partner of the partnership.

    January 3, 2006, 12 PM MST

  • JED Closed Thursday for Funeral

    JED Oil Inc. announces the passing of friend and colleague, Don Ashton, last Friday Nov. 4.

    November 9, 2005, 12 PM MST

  • Dobson Passes Away

    James Maxwell Mallett Dobson passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 24th, 2005, with his family by his side. He was 40 years old. For the past five years, James had been gallantly battling against brain cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Julie Thomson, his parents Maxwell and Sonia Dobson and his brother Jeremy Dobson.

    October 27, 2005, 12 PM MDT

  • Dobson Passes Away

    James Maxwell Mallett Dobson passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 24th, 2005, with his family by his side. He was 40 years old. For the past five years, James had been gallantly battling against brain cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Julie Thomson, his parents Maxwell and Sonia Dobson and his brother Jeremy Dobson.

    October 26, 2005, 12 PM MDT

  • Rally VP Passes Away

    Kenneth A. Morrison, vice-president for negotiations and contracts with Rally Energy Corp., passed away Oct. 9. Morrison had over 32 years experience in petroleum land management, negotiation and drafting of joint venture arrangements in Algeria, Australia, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Nambia, Norway, Pakistan, Spain, the UK and Venezuela. He held senior management positions with Bow Valley Energy Inc., Oakwood Petroleums Ltd. and Natomas of Canada Ltd., among others.

    October 13, 2005, 12 PM MDT