Robert Spitzer is VP Exploration at Apache Canada Ltd.
Rob graduated from McMaster University in 1981.
He spent 18 years at Shell Canada Ltd. in both exploration and development roles.
Rob joined Apache Canada in 1999 and was part of the Ladyfern discovery in 2000.
He led the exploratory and development drilling program at Apache from 2000 to 2007 and has led Apaches Horn River Basin activity since 2001.
In late 2007, Rob with cooperation from key Horn River Shale industry peers formed the Horn River Basin Gas Producers Group which he now chairs.
In 2008, Rob
became responsible for the Apache
New Ventures program aimed solely at finding large gas and oil accumulations in Canada.
is also responsible for Apaches global unconventional exploration.