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Clayton H. Riddell - Chairman of the Board

Clay Riddell is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Paramount Resources Ltd. and has been a director since 1978. Until May 2015 he was also the CEO and up until June 2002 he was also the President. He is Executive Chairman of the Board of Perpetual Energy Inc.

Mr. Riddell graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Geology and is currently a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. He received the J. C. Sproule Memorial Plaque from the Canadian Institute of Mining (1994), the Stanley Slipper Gold Medal from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (1999), an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba (2004), Outstanding Explorer award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (2004), The Fraser Institute's T. Patrick Boyle Founder's Award (2012), and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Carleton University (2014). In 2006, Mr. Riddell was inducted to the Calgary Business Hall of Fame and in 2008 he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

James H.T. Riddell

Jim Riddell has held the office of Chief Executive Officer of Trilogy since inception in April 2005 and, until May 2010, he was also President. Mr. Riddell is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Resources Ltd. and has been a director of Paramount since 2000. From June 2002 until May 2015 he was also the Chief Operating Officer. From May 1991 until June 2002, he held various positions at Paramount.

Mr. Riddell is also a director of Big Rock Brewery Inc. and Strategic Oil & Gas Ltd.

Mr. Riddell graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology (1989) and from the University of Alberta with a Master of Science degree in Geology (1993). He is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Wilfred A. Gobert

Wilf Gobert is an independent businessman. In May 2006, he retired from Peters & Co. Limited, where he was Vice-Chair since 2002 and was a member of its board of directors and executive committee. Prior thereto, he joined Peters & Co. in 1979 as Managing Director, Research. Throughout his career at the firm, his responsibilities included research analysis of integrated oil companies and oil and gas producers.

Mr. Gobert serves on the board of directors of Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. He is Senior Fellow, Energy Studies, Centre of Energy Policy Studies with the Fraser Institute, and co-chair of the Fort Calgary MAKE History Capital Campaign.

Mr. Gobert holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Mathematics) from the University of Windsor, Ontario (1971), a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from McMaster University, Ontario (1976) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Robert M. MacDonald

Bob MacDonald is an oil and gas banking professional with 14 years' experience as a corporate director and 27 years experience as a senior officer of several Canadian chartered banks, including 18 years in Alberta and 9 years in the United States. He has expertise in oil and gas banking/financing, having handled and provided advisory services on strategic alternatives for senior and bridge debt structuring, project financing, mezzanine debt structuring, portfolio Management, financial analysis and loan re-structuring. From 1998 to 2003, he was a Director, Oil & Gas, Commercial Banking with CIBC World Markets Inc. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. MacDonald was Vice President, Oil & Gas Group with CIBC.

Mr. MacDonald graduated from the University of Saskatchewan (Regina Campus) in 1975 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (major in Economics and Finance and minor Accounting). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers and has completed the academic requirements for the Director Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

R. Keith MacLeod

Keith MacLeod is a professional engineer with more than thirty years’ experience in the oil and gas industry in Alberta. Until June 2014, he was a director, partner and CEO of Sproule (a worldwide petroleum consulting firm), which he first joined in 1979. Mr. MacLeod has expertise in the areas of reservoir engineering, property and corporate reserves/resource evaluations, acquisitions and divestitures, NI 51-101 and SEC oil and gas disclosure regulations, arbitration, litigation, and investment advice. He has lectured at the University of Calgary and to the petroleum industry.

Mr. MacLeod received a B.S. (Honors) in Mining Engineering in 1984 from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology (Butte, Montana) and had previously received a diploma in Technology in Mineral Science in 1978 from the College of Cape Breton (Sydney, Nova Scotia). He has also completed the Director Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Mr. MacLeod is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and has participated in numerous committees of those organizations. He is also Chair of the Advisory Board of Vershuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment, a Canadian research centre at Cape Breton University in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

E. Mitchell Shier

Mitch Shier is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Manager, Land of Paramount Resources Ltd., which he joined in November 2008. From 2002 until January 2009, Mr. Shier practiced oil and gas and commercial law as a partner with a national law firm. Prior to 2002, he practiced as a partner with other major law firms in Calgary. He has over 30 years of legal experience with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and energy and environmental law.

Mr. Shier is currently on the board of directors of Alaris Royalty Corp.

Mr. Shier obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary in1981, his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta in 1984 and his Master of Laws in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from the University of Calgary in 1994.

Donald F. Textor

Don Textor is portfolio manager at Dorset Energy Fund in New York. Until 2001, Mr. Textor was a partner and managing director of Goldman Sachs, where he was senior security analyst for domestic integrated oils and exploration and production companies. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 1980, he was an oil analyst with First Boston.

Mr. Textor also serves on the Board of Directors for EOG Resources, Inc., one of the largest independent oil and gas producers in the United States, and is a member of EOG's Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.

Mr. Textor is a member of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts. He graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations.