Dr. R. Gerald Bailey, P.E.

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dr. Bailey has over 50 years of experience in the international petroleum industry in all sectors, both upstream and downstream with specific Middle East skills and U.S. onshore/offshore sectors. Mr. Bailey is a current Director of Petroteq Energy, Inc. as well as its former CEO, he also serves an advisor to Petroteq’s Petrobloq project. He is currently the Chairman of Bailey Petroleum, LLC, a consulting firm for major oil and gas exploration and development corporations. In addition, Bailey is Chief Operating Officer of Indoklanicsa, Nicaragua; Vice Chairman, Trinity Energy Group, Inc., former Chairman of American Impact Energy and former CEO of American Dakota Refinery, LLC. Dr. Bailey is retired from Exxon, lastly as President, Arabian Gulf. During his Exxon career, he also served as the Assistant General Manager, Administration & Commercial, Abu Dhabi Onshore Oil Company; Operations Manager, Qatar General Petroleum Corp., Dukhan Operations and the Operations Manager, Qatar General Petroleum Corp., Umm Said Operations. He was also the Operations Superintendent, Exxon Lago Oil, Aruba and has spent time in Libya as Operations Superintendent for Esso Standard, Libya, Brega, with experience in LNG and oil field production. His earlier career included service with Texaco where he gained skills in oil additives and petrochemicals manufacturing. 

Dr. Bailey holds a B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, an M.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, a Ph.D. from Columbia Pacific University, San Rafael, California and is a graduate of Engineering Doctoral Studies from Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas. Bailey has written many articles, papers and studies on the oil industry, and has been a keynote speaker at many international industry conferences. This includes his address, “The Future of Oil & Gas Developments,” at the Money Show conference “Investing In Oil,” at the FreedomFest Conference. He also has recently appeared on national Chinese television discussing international energy markets. Bailey is a member of the Middle East Policy Council, Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Vladimir Podlipskiy, PhD

Chief Technology Officer, Director

Mr. Podlipskiy has extensive experiences as a researcher in many senior science disciplines, involved in oil extraction technologies, car care, household consumer and cosmetic products and research into mould remediation products, all with a focus on the utilization of benign solvents/solutions. Previously, he held research appointments in new product development for EMD Biosciences, Inc., (Merck KgaA, Darnstadt, Germany), and worked as Chief Chemist in Research & Development for Nanotech, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, and as Chief Chemist for Premier Chemical, Compton, CA. He is a former Premier Chemical Scientist at UCLA's Department of Chemistry. Mr. Podlipskiy owns patents for innovative fuel additives and car care products and has authored several papers involving fuel re-formulator products and mould remediation. He is currently involved in research and development of new petroleum industry products, systems and technologies.

Mr. Podlipskiy is the principal research scientist responsible for the development of Petroteq Energy Inc.'s technologies used in its various oil extraction programs in Utah, and has recently finalized all fabrication/assembly details for the company's first oil sands extraction plant to be installed at Asphalt Ridge, Utah. He has worked extensively with a variety of suppliers from the U.S. and Eastern Europe in the planning and design stages of the extraction unit's systems. He holds a PhD Degree in Bio-Organic Chemistry from the Institute of Bio-Organic Chemistry & Petroleum Chemistry, Kiev, Ukraine, and a Degree in MS-Organic Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry, Kiev State University, Kiev, Ukraine.

Donald Clark, Ph.D.

Chief Geologist

Donald Clark utilizes his knowledge of geological resource assessments to assist Petroteq in its oil sands leases and future resource property acquisitions. He also provides counsel on reviewing hydrocarbon reserves and resource reports, feasibility studies and NI 43-101 reports. Dr. Clark develops financial models and analyzes commodity price fluctuations, as well as operational and transportation costs of oil and natural gas leases.

Dr. Clark has extensive experience in the geological sciences which includes teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in geology; consulting; publishing and research. Dr. Clark has made many professional conference presentations to a wide variety of organizations including the Geological Society of America, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Geological Society of London. He is recognized among his peers for authoring or co-authoring a variety of resource topics in many professional publications, including "Hydrocarbon Potential of the Mesozoic Carbonates of the Bahamas," and "Searching for Natural Gas in the Beekmantown Group Carbonates of Eastern New York State." Dr. Clark holds a Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Science (City University of New York), a Master of Arts in Environmental Science (City University of New York College of Staten Island) and A Bachelor of Science in Geology (State University of New York at Brockport).

Dr. Clark is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).

Ronald A. Cook

Chief Financial Officer

Twenty-seven years in public accounting, financial management, and professional consulting.

Twenty-one years of experience with CPA firms specializing in tax consulting and compliance, accounting statement preparation and all aspects of business consulting.

Six years of experience in financial management in the hospitality technology and school construction management industries as both a Controller and Vice President of Finance.

EDUCATION

California State University, Northridge, Bachelor of Science Degree, 1995

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

Certified Public Accountant, State of California

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts

CURRENT POSITION

BNG Accountancy Corporation    
Tax consulting and compliance, accounting statement preparation, due diligence assistance, arbitration support, foreign bank account tracing and analysis, general business consulting. 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

BNG Accountancy Corporation, Sherman Oaks, CA, 2002-2005, 2008-present
SGI Construction Management, Pasadena, CA, 2005-2008
Infogenesis, Inc., Goleta, CA, 1999-2002
Deloitte and Touche, LLP, Los Angeles, CA 1996-1999
Arthur Andersen LLP, Woodland Hills, CA 1994-1996