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May 2, 2013 – Oil and Natural Gas Round Table at Tory’s LLP


The NATO Council of Canada

cordially invites you to a round table discussion on

Oil and Natural Gas



Don Thompson – Canadian Oil Sands Ltd.

Presentation Topic: Canadian Oil Sands: Canada – An Emerging Energy Superpower

Don Thompson is the Executive Advisor, Sustainability and Oil Sands Outreach, Canadian Oil Sands Limited. Most recently, he was President of the Oil Sands Developers Group (OSDG). As President he was the external voice presenting OSDG members’ actions and ideas to audiences primarily across Canada and in the United States – industry, community and government. Prior to that, Mr. Thompson served as Corporate Secretary and General Manager of Environment, Health, and Safety for, and as an Officer of, Syncrude Canada Ltd., a position he held for some 18 of his 32-year career with Syncrude.

As a result of his ongoing outreach program, Don has established strong working relationships with business, industry and government leaders within Canada and internationally. A 33-year veteran of the industry, Don has been part of many significant technological advances in the oil sands.

Over the past three years, Don has traveled extensively to speak in major cities and smaller communities that contribute to and benefit from oil sands development. He has delivered the oil sands facts to more than 300 audiences and over 700 media interviews across North America.


Tory’s LLP
79 Wellington St. West – 33rd Floor

2 May 2013
Events starts at 6pm.

Member Price: $ 20
Non-Member Price: $ 25
Students: $ 15
NCC Student Member: Free

Please RSVP by May 1, 2013:
Phone: (416)979-1875

Tim Feller
Tim Feller was the editor for the Canada’s Strategic Reserve program at the NATO Association of Canada. He is a graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science where he completed a Masters degree in the History of International Relations. Tim wrote his Master’s dissertation on South Africa and Zimbabwe, examining the literary and cinematic representations of both societies and how they interpret their colonial legacies. Tim also holds a BA in Political Science from Huron University College (Western University). He enjoys learning about foreign affairs and his other research interests include asymmetric warfare, the United Nations and NATO, transatlantic intelligence cooperation, the history of war and military cultures, and the future of war.