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Eric graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering. He has been in the oil and natural gas industry for over 25 years, starting his career with Questar Corporation in Salt Lake City. While working with Questar, he held various positions leading up to Production/Operations Manager for the Rocky Mountain Region in Denver.
In 2000 Eric joined one of Encana's predecessor companies with its initial foray into the Rocky Mountain Region and the U.S. As the lead of the Jonah Field, Eric built a team that, through technical advancements in hydraulic fracturing, advanced Jonah into a world-class natural gas field.
In 2002 Eric was promoted to Vice-President of the South Rockies Business Unit where he oversaw operations that grew gas production from 30 million cubic feet equivalent per day (MMcfe/d) to more than 500 MMcfe/d in the Piceance Basin, DJ Basin and Uintah Basin of eastern Utah. The business unit acquired over one million acres through strategic acquisitions and land sales.
In March 2007 Eric relocated to Calgary to lead the Bighorn Business Unit in the Canadian Foothills Division. His team was responsible for an annual 30 percent growth in production and 150 percent growth in reserve replacement. His business unit conducted the initial high-density drilling and initial horizontal drilling in the Alberta Deep Basin.
In November 2009 Eric returned to the U.S. and was promoted to Executive Vice-President of Encana Corporation. He leads the Natural Gas Economy team that is responsible for increasing demand for natural gas in North America through advocacy and technical projects that utilize clean, abundant, affordable natural gas.
In 2011 Eric was appointed Senior Vice-President, USA Division to act as second in command of the USA Division and has relocated to Dallas to oversee the Mid-Continent region. He continues to lead the Natural Gas Economy team.
Eric sits on both the Foundation and Engineering Boards of the University of Wyoming and the Canadian Natural Gas Initiative Executive Committee. He also sits on the ANGA Executive Committee and chairs the ANGA Cross-border Committee. He and his wife Laura have three children.