Soheil Asgarpour

President at Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC)

A Fellow of both the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Canadian Institute of Mining, and Petroleum, Dr. Asgarpour has over 35 years of diversified technical, business, and operations experience in the oil and gas industry marked by providing strong progressive leadership as:

  • President of Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC)
  • Business leader of Oil Sands Development for Alberta Department of Energy
  • Director of Corporate Strategic Planning, Director of Exploitation, and Chief Engineer for Gulf Canada Resources Limited

Dr. Asgarpour graduated from Rice University with a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed the Executive Management Program at Western Business School, the University of Western Ontario, and the Leadership Program at Yale School of Management, Yale University.

Dr. Asgarpour is the past president of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM). He has served the Petroleum Society as Chairman, Petroleum Recovery Institute as First Vice Chairman, and Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) and Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovations as a director.

Dr. Asgarpour is a life member of SPE, and a member of the CIM, the CSSE, CAE, and the Institute of Corporate Directors.