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Independent Director
Ms. Sylvia Barnes is a Principal and owner of Tanda Resources LLC, a privately-held oil & gas investment and consulting company. She is a member of the board of directors of TeeKay LNG Partners L.P. and serves as the Chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Audit and the Conflicts Committees, and is a member of the board of directors of Pure Acquisition Corp. and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees. Previously, Ms. Barnes served on the board of directors of Halcón Resources Corporation and as a member of its Audit Committee and Reserves Committee, and on the board of directors of SandRidge Energy Inc. and served as the Chair and a member of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. She is experienced in advising boards of directors, special committees and executive management on financial decisions with strategic and governance considerations and being responsible for strategic growth initiatives, budgets and profits and losses. Ms. Barnes began her career as a reservoir engineer for Esso Resources. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, was a licensed professional engineer in Alberta and earned a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from York University.