Canbriam Energy Inc. is a Calgary, Alberta-based exploration and production company formed in 2007 focused on unconventional oil and gas plays in onshore regions primarily in Canada. The company’s strategy is to employ advanced data analysis and production techniques to explore and develop large areas of unconventional resources, primarily natural gas shales, in regions previously considered uneconomic. The management team is led by CEO Paul Myers, who was previously CEO at Esprit Energy Trust and a senior executive at Encana. Warburg Pincus led an investment in Canbriam in January 2008 and has made several follow-on investments into the company to support its growth.
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