About Hydrocarbon Dynamics and Indigo Energy Limited

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Hydrocarbon Dynamics (HCD) is a global provider of specialist Oil & Gas production chemicals that are environmentally safe, high performing and significantly cost effective. With more than 30 years experience, Hydrocarbon Dynamics is uniquely positioned to provide tailored solutions to operators who require innovative and green tech chemicals to reduce down-time, increase production and increase revenue. We work closely with our clients to ensure a tailored fit between our products and processes and their unique oil field challenge. Together, we attain increased efficiency levels through the best application of our solutions and any unique chemical concern the customer may have.  HCD products and services are provided through direct sales and approved local providers. All providers are supported by HCD’s technical services field and laboratory teams.

HCD was started 11 years ago, when Dr. Nick Castellano, an ex-Nuclear Chemist with the U.S. Navy, invented Multi-Flow for use on problematic oil-water emulsions in producing oil fields.  Since then, many other green tech oil field chemicals have been developed in-house to form a large specialized product line. These products are especially effective in Canada’s cold climate, and tailored to our vast heavy oil and oil sands producing industries.  HCD is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Indago Energy Proprietary Limited of Melbourne Australia, with offices around the world.  A new office was just formed in Calgary in September, with HCD Canada Limited incorporated in Alberta.

Garth Sloan (Hons. Dipl., B.Sc., P.Geol.)

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Garth is the newly appointed CEO – Canada and director of HCD, and is an advisor to the board of the parent Indago Energy.  Garth is an industry recognized expert in value creation in unconventional resources, and a proven oil and gas finder with over 30 years of highly diversified experience as a geologist, manager, and executive in the petroleum industry. He has been a champion of technology during his entire career, having drilled the first long term production test on coalbed methane in Canada; and headed the team who wrote a report on the shale gas and shale oil potential of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin for the Gas Research Institute in 2002 (which helped to start the rise of shale exploration and production in Canada).  

Garth recently spent 4 years in Paris, France as Vice President, Unconventional Resources for the Supermajor Total S.A., globally responsible for all technology, methodology, and acquisitions.  Board positions have included: Founding Member of the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Boards’ Coalbed Methane Task Force, Director of the Canadian Coalbed Methane Forum, Director of the Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas, and Chair of the Jumping Pound Chapter of Trout Unlimited’s Annual fundraising dinner.  He has a Professional Geologist designation in the Province of Alberta.

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