Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW
Menu

Contact Us

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Dean's Office

EN 2085

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4253

Email: enginfo@uwyo.edu

College of Engineering and Applied Science Logo
Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on YouTube (Link opens a new window) Find us on LinkedIn (Link opens a new window)

College of Engineering and Applied Science

HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2009

Randy Eresman

A Canadian from Medicine Hat, Alberta attended the University of Wyoming, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1984. Randy previously received a diploma in Earth Resources Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and had gained considerable work and life experiences in a variety of jobs in the western Canadian oil and gas industry prior to making the decision to attend UW.

Randy Eresman

After graduation, Randy became a professional engineer and gained exposure to technical and leadership roles within the environment of an independent oil and gas producing company. He was widely recognized as an early adaptor of new technologies to solve problems and create opportunities. He advanced quickly in the organization, taking on ever increasing roles and responsibilities.

On January 1, 2006, at the age of 47, Randy was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of EnCana Corporation, Canada’s largest energy company. Under his strategic leadership, he transformed EnCana into the leading producer of unconventional natural gas and bitumen resources in North America. This focused strategy enabled EnCana to become the largest producer of natural gas in North America and the leading producer of bitumen using enhanced recovery technologies. His unconventional natural gas strategy, which was also employed by other producers, has been so successful that it has significantly increased North American natural gas supplies.
Recognizing the implications of an abundant supply of natural gas, Randy quickly became one the leading advocates for the conversion of electrical generation and transportation fuel to cleaner burning natural gas, reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants and achieving greater energy security while at the same time creating well-paying jobs in North America.

As a result of his own experience, Randy has also been an advocate of higher education. As such, he, his wife, Shelly, and their two children, Trisha and John, provide multiple bursaries each year to high school graduates from the Medicine Hat area. The bursaries are designed to assist those students who otherwise might not have been able to attend university.


Share This Page:

Contact Us

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Dean's Office

EN 2085

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4253

Email: enginfo@uwyo.edu

College of Engineering and Applied Science Logo
Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on YouTube (Link opens a new window) Find us on LinkedIn (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon