BIO: Jonas Albeck

Recently retired in 2012 as a Senior Petroleum Landman, Jonas Albeck has enjoyed a rich career with progressively increasing responsibility in the U.S., Canadian and international Oil and Gas on- and offshore negotiations and management sectors.

Most recently, in Calgary, where much of his career has been centered, Jonas worked as a Senior Land Specialist for Quicksilver Resources Canada Inc.

Prior to this appointment, Jonas was engaged as a Commercial Negotiations Landman with Norsk Hydro Canada Oil and Gas Inc., now known as Statoil. In 2001, he transferred temporarily to Oslo and Bergen, Norway to increase his technical experience and focus on North Sea exploration, production and unitization.

Before the Norsk engagement, Jonas was Vice President of the Land division for Prodeco / Petromark Oil and Gas Inc., and still earlier held responsibilities with Esso Resources Canada Ltd and Pan Canadian Petroleum Ltd (Encana).

     Jonas’s corporate Oil & Gas management experience continues to focus on

- Business cases, intelligence procurement and deal structure development 

- Strategy, tactical, operational approach, contracts formulation and administration

- Acquisitions, dispositions and closings

- Commercial and economic evaluations

- Domestic and international private sector, government liaison and marketing

Jonas earned a degree in Business Administration in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He is proficient in several languages. In 2003, he became a candidate on the Alberta Energy and Utility Board’s roster for Appropriate Dispute Resolution. Jonas continues to be a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen and is the sole proprietor heading up Albeck Consulting in Calgary.

Jonas also holds Canadian accredited diplomatic status as the Honorary Consul Emeritus of Denmark in Calgary and he maintains his membership of many years in the Danish Canadian Club of Calgary.

In May 2010 Jonas received one of the highest national distinctions from the Queen of Denmark when he was knighted. The knighthood is officially known in Danish as ‘Ridder af Dannebrog’.

Jonas resides in Calgary with his wife Lisa Albeck. They spend summer months in B.C. and enjoy winter months in Puerto Vallarta, La Cruz, Mexico.