Ernie Pratt "managed exploration and development programs" for Arakis Energy Corporation "in Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Oman and the USA"  and became Arakis's President and Chief Operating Officer effective April 25, 1997. 
In 2001, Pratt had "in excess of 28 years experience in development and management of successful exploration and development programs in Canadian Frontier areas, in Western Canada and internationally. Significant programs include a number of PetroCanada International Assistance Corporation programs in West Africa, significant discoveries in Sudan, Canadian Arctic frontier exploration and the successful application of horizontal well technology in projects throughout Western Canada. As Vice President of Exploration and Development at Arakis, beginning in 1993, Mr. Pratt was responsible for the entire exploration and development program in Sudan. His activities resulted in several significant oil discoveries that supported decisions to proceed with major pipeline and infrastructure construction in Sudan. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Pratt was Executive Vice President, Exploration and Development at Odyssey Petroleum Corp., a public company engaged primarily in International oil and gas projects." Since 1999, Pratt has "acted as President of Lateral Development Group Ltd., a technical consulting company focused on Canadian and International exploration projects." --Rally Energy Corp.
- University of Alberta B.Sc. (Geology) (1973); University of Alberta M.Sc. (1974)
- Vice President Exploration (1993-1996), State Petroleum Corporation
- Vice President Exploration (2001-2004), Rally Energy Corp.
Related SourceWatch Resources
- Profile: Ernie Pratt, LetsGoGlobal.