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2601 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

Tel: 123-456-7890
Fax: 123-456-7890

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Meet The Executive Team

  • Founded VC Group with Vision:


    Sustainable Development of Oil sands           (and extra-heavy-oils)

to Produce Premium Crudes Customized for Broad Spectrum of Global Refining Industry,

at the Lowest All-In-Costs and Enhanced Environmental Performance.


  • Relevant experience includes transformation of 2 project prospects to Flagships of Shell Canada:

  1. Unique Refinery synergistically designed to process Synthetic Crudes; for well over 2 decades, Scotford Refinery has remained the best performer in its class, in America (by Solomon).

  2. Novel technology innovations transformed the economics of First Shell (Albian) OilSands Mining – Upgrading project, with unique synergies with Scotford Refinery.


  • Development of the China strategy for Royal Dutch Shell, and led business development of the eventual CNOOC-Shell Mega Petro-Chemical Complex at Huizhou, Guangdong


  • PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; numerous scholarships, fellowships and awards

  • Over 30 years of broad based commercial experience in the energy industry

  • Business development in oil sands, offshore, Northern Territories and Western Canada conventional

  • Previously held senior commercial management roles with ExxonMobil Canada and North American Oil Sands / StatoilHydro Canada

  • Seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in: engineering, project management, crude oil marketing, commercial and operations in Canada, the US and Internationally.

  • Dynamic individual with executive leadership experience at Statoil as part of the Senior Leadership Team

  • Proven track record of developing high performance teams to achieve measurable results.

  • Mega Project experience on several refining and upgraders including Phase I and II of the Shell Scotford upgrader

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Dr. Columba Yeung

Chairman and CEO

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David Searl

Chief Operating Officer

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Paul Pasteris

Vice President - Projects Full Cycle

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