Mr. Andrew has 35 years of oil and natural gas industry experience. He has acted as the Senior Executive Officer of Penn West Exploration Ltd. from December 1992 until his appointment as Vice-Chairman on August 9, 2011. During this time, he led the company from a small capital explorer to one of Canada's largest senior oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. Mr. Andrew received an engineering diploma from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1973 and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining from the Technical University of Nova Scotia in 1975. Mr. Andrew is currently serving as a Director of Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta, Board of Management member of the Alberta Economic Development Authority and honorary co-chair of L.M. Montgomery Land Trust fundraising campaign. He has served as Chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island (two terms), Director of The Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust, Trustee of the Grace Hospital as well as on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, and is a former Director of the Wind Energy Institute of Canada.