Grant Harms, Vice President Kurdistan

Grant Harms

Mr. Grant Harms is the Vice President Kurdistan of WZR. He brings over 35 years of domestic and international experience that includes technical, managerial and executive positions with Murphy Oil, Koch Exploration Canada, Bow Valley Energy, Hurricane Hydrocarbons and Niko Resources.

Mr. Harms extensive background includes nineteen years of domestic oil and gas engineering, operations and business development and seventeen years of highly challenging international oil and gas experience in six countries. He has built and managed international teams that drilled wells and built and operated production facilities resulting in production increases from 3,000 to 8,000 bbl/d in Canada, from 30,000 to 55,000 bbl/d in Russia and 55,000 to 100,000 bbl/d in Kazakhstan, and most recently, from 5,000 to 11,000 bbl/d in Kurdistan. Through these efforts he has successfully managed complex relations with partners and international governments.

Mr. Harms holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a Professional Engineer in Alberta.