John Gorman

Area Vice President (Canada) at Halliburton

John Gorman has been Halliburton’s Area Vice President for Canada since November 2008. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing the company’s interests across Canada including the development of long and short-term objectives, strategies, fiscal planning and operational performance. Mr. Gorman began his career with Halliburton 27 years ago in St. John’s NL as a Mudlogger then an Offshore LWD engineer with Sperry Drilling. He worked in this role for 9 years in which he was able to experience much of Halliburton’s world with temporary assignments in Venezuela, Louisiana, California, and Alaska returning to Canada via the East Coast in 1999 when he entered the office as a Service Coordinator with Sperry Drilling in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He has held increasingly senior management roles within the company ever since. Prior to his career with Halliburton, he worked as a geologist for Canadian Hunter performing field and office based research. Mr. Gorman earned his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a 2005 graduate of Halliburton’s “President’s Leadership Excellence Program” and is also a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. John has had a number of non-profit board experiences.  In 2015, after five years on the Board, he was the Chair of the Canadian Energy Executive Association (The Oilmen’s). He is also the Past-Chair (2014) of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada. He has also participated in the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Communications Executive Policy Group. He was also Chair of the “STARS and Spurs” gala fundraiser which raised over $1 million benefitting the STARS Air Ambulance in January, 2013.