Rene LaPrade
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. LaPrade has served as Lightstream's Senior Vice President Operations since the company’s inception after serving in the same role at Petrobank since April 2008. Previously, Mr. LaPrade was President and Chief Executive Officer of Mirage Energy Ltd. from October 2006 to February 2008; Prior thereto, Vice President Operations of Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd. from July 2002 until September 2006; Prior thereto, Manager Operations of Barrington Petroleum Ltd. from May 2001 until September 2001; Prior thereto, Vice President Operations of Petrorep Energy Resources Ltd. from June 1991 to May 2000. Mr. LaPrade is a Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas business.