Management Team

David Westlund

Exploration Director


Dave started his career at Saskoil working SE Saskatchewan before moving to Tarragon Oil and Gas in 1993 (which later became Marathon Canada). In 2001 he joined EnCanEcuador and spent 5 years acquiring and interpreting seismic data in the oriente basin of eastern Ecuador. After EnCanEcuador was sold he joined Gran Tierra Energy in Calgary, during his ten years as Geophysics Manager and later as Exploration Manager he directly contributed to Gran Tierra’s growth from 100 bopd to over 30,000 bopd gross production in Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Argentina.

He joined Sand Hill Petroleum BV in May of 2017 as a Senior Geophysical Advisor and was promoted to Exploration Director in June of 2018.

Dave has a Bachelor’s Degree in Geophysics from the University of Calgary, Alberta.