President, Encana Natural Gas Inc. & Executive Vice President, Encana Corp., USA
Eric graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1982 with a
Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering. He has been in
the oil and natural gas industry for over 25 years, starting his
career with Questar Corporation in Salt Lake City. While working
with Questar, he held various positions leading up to
Production/Operations Manager for the Rocky Mountain Region in
In 2000 Eric joined one of Encana's predecessor companies as the
lead of the Jonah Field in Wyoming. In 2002 Eric accepted the role
of Vice-President, South Rockies Business Unit and oversaw
operations that grew gas production from 30 million cubic feet
equivalent per day (MMcfe/d) to more than 500 MMcfe/d in the
Piceance Basin, DJ Basin and Uintah Basin of eastern Utah.
In March 2007 Eric relocated to Calgary to lead the Bighorn
Business Unit in the Canadian Foothills Division. His team was
responsible for an annual 30 percent growth in production and 150
percent growth in reserve replacement.
In November 2009 Eric returned to the U.S. and was promoted to
Executive Vice-President of Encana Corporation. He leads the
Natural Gas Economy team that is responsible for increasing demand
for natural gas in North America through advocacy and technical
projects that utilize clean, abundant, affordable natural gas.
In 2011 Eric was appointed Senior Vice-President, USA Division to
act as second in command of the USA Division and has relocated to
Dallas to oversee the Mid-Continent region. He continues to lead
the Natural Gas Economy team.
Eric sits on both the Foundation and Engineering Boards of the
University of Wyoming and the Canadian Natural Gas Initiative
Executive Committee. He also sits on the ANGA Executive Committee
and chairs the ANGA Cross-border Committee. He and his wife Laura
have three children.