Dave Maffitt - Validere
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Dave Maffitt

General Manager, Phoenix Energy Commercial Services, a Validere company


Founder & President

Phoenix Energy Marketing Consultants Inc.

Manager, Marketing

Canada Northwest Energy Limited

Gas Supply & Joint Interest Engineer

Canadian Western Natural Gas



Gas Marketing & Transportation
Crude Oil Marketing
Risk Management
Midstream Advisory

Dave serves as General Manager of Phoenix Energy Commercial Services, a Validere company, where he leads a team that provides both strategic and tactical guidance and administrative and logistical support on natural gas, crude oil, natural gas liquids, sulfur, and electricity commercial concerns as well as transportation, and midstream issues.


Dave started his career in 1981 in the Gas Supply Department of Canadian Western Natural Gas Company Limited and Northwestern Utilities Limited where he was involved in gas supply planning, transportation, and joint interest. In 1986, Dave joined Canada Northwest as Manager of Gas Marketing and Supply, where he negotiated contracts for several direct sales, cogeneration projects, and the sale of production located in Italy. In April 1990, Dave founded Phoenix Energy Marketing Consultants Inc. and has since provided marketing advice to hundreds of small to intermediate oil and gas producers and cogeneration projects.


Dave has been an instructor at numerous seminars sponsored by Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada, The Petroleum Society of CIM, Petroleum Joint Venture Association, Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accountants through Mount Royal College and SAIT, Insight Educational Services, InfoTech, The Conference Board of Canada, and the University of Calgary Management Marketing Association.


Dave is a professional engineer and holds memberships in APEGA, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (1981) and a Masters of Business Administration (Marketing Major) (1997) from the University of Calgary.

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