John G.F. McLeod
Rally Energy Corp.
McLeod was appointed October 18, 2001, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rally Energy Corp. He resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer on July 27, 2004, but remained as "Vice President, Operations and also as a Director of the corporation." On March 10, 2005, McLeod resigned as Vice President, Operations, but remained on the Board of Directors.
In 2001, McLeod had "in excess of 30 years experience in engineering, operations and management of domestic and international projects. Mr. McLeod spent 15 years at Amoco Canada, including four years as chief engineer. On the domestic front he spent four years with Pengrowth Energy Trust from 1992 to 1995, during which time he directed acquisition evaluations that resulted in the purchase of in excess of $200 million of Western Canadian oil and gas properties. From 1991 to 1995, Mr. Mcleod also acted as project director for development of the Arakis Energy Corporation's Sudan oil project. In 1995 Mr. McLeod became President and CEO of Arakis. He directed the raising of US$148 million of new capital and established a project development consortium for drilling and pipeline construction that included China National Petroleum Corp., Petronas of Malaysia and the Sudanese Government. The Sudan project interests held by Arakis were sold to Talisman Energy Inc. in 1998. The project, which Mr. McLeod directed in its formative years, now produces in excess of 200,000 bbls/d of oil that is delivered to markets through a 1,500 km pipeline. From December 2000 to early October 2001, Mr. McLeod acted as President and CEO of Canoro Resources Ltd., a public company with projects in India." 
McLeod "holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and is a member of APEGGA." 
"Mr. McLeod is a Professional Engineer with over 40 years of varied resources extraction experience. He is the president of McLeod Petroleum Consulting Limited, the president, chief executive officer and a director of Paris Energy Inc. and California Oil and Gas Corporation. He holds the position of chief operating officer and director of Tuscany Energy Ltd. He has held positions and has served on various boards including Constellation Oil & Gas Ltd. and CanArgo Energy Inc., as president and chief executive officer of Arakis Energy Company, as vp, operations of Pengrowth Gas Company, chief executive officer and director of Rally Energy Corp. and Canoro Resources. Currently, Mr. McLeod serves as a director of Diaz Resources Ltd., Ranger Energy Ltd. and Kallisto Energy Corp. He is a member and a Past-President of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. He joined Heritage in 1998."
- Director, Heritage Oil
Related SourceWatch Resources
- Arakis Energy Corporation, "Arakis Energy Announces Material Change," Business Wire, April 25, 1997.