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E M I MANITOK ENERGY INC. CAN ADA SUMMER 2012 Active Player Manitok Energy has nurtured success by focusing on conventional oil and gas reservoirs in western Canada. • Calgary “[Our] specialized structural geologists, engineers and operations team work 24-7 to make sure we hit the target.” // TIM DE FREITAS, COO and vice president of exploration Manitok Energy concentrates on the foothills of the Western Canada Sedimentary basin.. [ BY ALAN DORICH ] If anything is worth doing, it is worth doing right. At Manitok Energy Inc., employees do their best to ensure that tasks are completed professionally and with a high level of quality, COO and Vice President of Exploration Tim de Freitas says. “[Our] specialized geologists work 24PROFILE Manitok Energy Inc.. | 2012 budget: $45 million+ | Headquarters: Calgary | Employees: 25 Specialty: Oil and gas exploration 7, with continuous discussion with the operations team to make sure we do hit the target,” de Freitas explains. “They are making sure we don’t get into trouble, while directionally drilling along the right path to intersect the best part of the highly structured foothills reservoirs. Our drilling team is first class, and has nearly 100 collective years of experience dealing with these complex plays.” The Calgary-based firm focuses on the exploration and development of conventional oil and gas reservoirs in the foothills of the Western Canada Sedi- mentary basin. De Freitas and finance partner Mass Geremia started the company in 2005 with a small, undeveloped heavy oil property. De Freitas explains "that this was ‘starter kit property,’ allowing us to drill cheap wells and gain a base of cash flow. The real intent of the company, though, was to establish a financial foundation in order to pursue the initial plan of exploiting the vast foothills play type, an area where the team excelled previously at Talisman Energy. “We grew the heavy oil property from 48

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Energy & Mining International - Summer 2012
Wind Financing
Latin American Energy
Mining Developments
Wabash Mfg. Inc.
Mega Precious Metals
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Rainy River Resources Ltd.
Canada Energy
Gear Energy
Manitok Energy Inc.
Chieftain Metals
IC Potash
Nyrstar Langlois Mine
Phoenix Technology Services Inc.
Waycon Manufacturing Ltd.
Tuscany International Drilling
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy
Orosur Mining
Lithium One Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Continental Gold Ltd.
Guyana Oil Co. Ltd.
Batero Gold Corp.
The Williston Basin
Primary Petroleum
Sanjel Corp.
Summit Energy Services
Kengor Metals LLC
Stone Energy
Holloway Pipe
McFarren Group – Appalachian Transload Services
Trumbull Corp.
De-Cal Mechanical
Buck’s Fabricating
ITI Trailers & Truck Bodies
Hamilton Machine/ ValTek Industries
Rodenberg Diversified LLC
Mazzella Lifting Technologies
Independence Excavating
Magna-Solutions LLC
Blackhawk Specialty Tools LLC
MinExpo 2012
Rail-Veyor Technologies
STW Technic
RAM Enterprise
Miner Elastomer Products Corp.
McElroy Manufacturing
REICHdrill Inc.
Gunnebo Johnson Corp.
The Timken Co.
K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Reinforced Earth Co.
Geoprobe Systems®
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
Power Service Inc.
National Pump Co.
Peak Oilfield Service Co.
TonaTec Exploration
Xtreme Oil & Gas Inc.
White Tiger Gold
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Lydford Mining Co.
MFM Industries Inc.
Crescent Companies
Tri State Tank
Aquila Resources
Armstrong Coal
EnerJex Resources Inc.
Sanchez Energy Corp.
Chatham Steel Corp.
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