Mike Crabtree is the VP of the Energy Division at the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) where he directs teams working on high technology R&D solutions for the Oil & Gas industry. SRC has specific focus on Enhanced Oil Recovery, Partial Upgrading and Methane Emissions Reductions with some of the most advanced expertise and laboratories in Canada. With 35 years engineering and management experience in oil and gas, Mike Crabtree currently serves on the boards of several Canadian and US oilfield services companies as well as the Canadian Heavy Oil Association. Prior to this he was Founder and CEO of Oilflow Solutions Inc. and before this, held a number of senior roles worldwide with Schlumberger. Mike holds a master’s degree in petroleum engineering and a degree in chemistry.