Wes Foote, P.Eng.


Wes Foote is an engineering professional with over 35 years of diverse oil and gas experience in both the public and private sectors, culminating with an executive position (Assistant Deputy Minister, Petroleum Development) with the Department of Natural Resources, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Mr. Foote has a broad understanding of current technologies and practices utilized in the oil and gas sector, backed by solid hands-on experience in the Atlantic Region as well as Western Canada.

Mr. Foote has represented the Province through his work at the Department of Natural Resources via the Frontier and Offshore Regulatory Renewal Initiative and assisted in the development of legislation and regulations in the areas of Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Protection, Operations and Land Tenure.

Wes is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador. He lives in St. John’s with his wife Diana.