Alan Clarke

Alan Clarke

Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador

Alan Clarke has spent more than 20 years in the upstream oil & gas industry. He is an alumnus of Memorial University’s earth sciences program and has held many titles, from field engineer offshore NL to senior executive positions, in many international locations with major oil & gas service and supply companies.

Mr. Clarke served as a distinguished lecturer for the Society of Petroleum Engineers in 2010-2011. In this role he educated and advised many operators around the world on drilling mechanics and optimization.

In his current role, Mr. Clarke implements collaborative research and development projects for Canada’s offshore oil & gas operators. Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador was a lead applicant in the successful pursuit of Canada’s innovation Superclusters initiative.