Director, Regulatory & Operations

About Richard

Richard Wong is the Director of Regulatory and Operations for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). In this role, Richard leads significant policy and regulatory enhancement initiatives in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Atlantic Canada. Together with a talented team of professionals, Richard works with governments, regulators, and stakeholders from coast to coast to lead change and position Canada as the preferred source of safe, secure, reliable, affordable, and responsibly produced energy.

Richard joined CAPP in 2016 as Manager of Operations and oversaw a multi-disciplinary team responsible for advancing advocacy on policy and regulatory issues across Western Canada. Prior to joining CAPP, Richard held a number of progressively senior engineering and leadership positions with a major North American upstream oil and natural gas producer including roles in government relations, business development, reservoir engineering, completions engineering, and field operations.

A native of Calgary, Alberta, Richard holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University at Kingston. He is a Professional Engineer and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

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