Author & Writer – Energy Policy Analyst – Oil Service Executive Advisory
David Yager is semi-retired oil service executive and entrepreneur. Since 1970 he has worked in multiple oil service sector segments and from 1987 to 2012 was a founder, senior office and director of three successful publicly traded oil service companies listed on the TSX.
Through Yager Management Ltd., he currently consults as an executive finance and management advisor to oil service companies as well as presenting upstream oil and gas industry overviews and trends to companies, boards, industry associations and other organizations. He was National Leader Oil Services for MNP LLP from 2012 to 2016. He is currently President and CEO of Winterhawk Well Abandonment Ltd., a wellbore methane mitigation technology company.
David Yager has been active in business journalism and energy policy analysis since 1979. He has authored numerous energy policy position papers for oil service trade association. He is regular commentator about the industry in newspapers, magazines, TV and radio.
David Yager’s first book - From Miracle to Menace – Alberta, A Carbon Story – was released in April of 2019. The book analyzes how climate change, carbon politics and global energy demand have impacted the province and the future of Alberta’s – and Canada’s – most important resource industry.