Mr. Grant Harms is the Vice President Middle East Operations of WZR Development ULC (WesternZagros). He brings over 40 years of international experience that includes technical, managerial and executive positions with Murphy Oil, Koch Exploration Canada, Bow Valley Energy, Hurricane Hydrocarbons and Niko Resources.
Mr. Harms’s extensive background includes 20 years of oil and gas engineering, operations and business development in Canada, and 20 years of international oil and gas experience in six countries. He has managed international teams that drilled wells and built and operated production facilities that resulted in production increases from 3,000 to 8,000 bbl/d in Canada, from 30,000 to 55,000 bbl/d in Russia and 55,000 to 100,000 bbl/d in Kazakhstan, and most recently, from 5,000 to 30,000 bbl/d in Kurdistan. Throughout these operations he has successfully managed complex relations with partners and international governments.
Mr. Harms holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a Professional Engineer in Alberta, Canada.