Corporate Info


Operations Manager

Mike Long, MSc, PE
Mike Long has extensive Project Management experience, having served as the Engineering Project Manager for a series of large geothermal flash plant projects totaling more than 400 MWe in new capacity worldwide. He spent over 15 years working for POWER Engineers, Inc., a world leader in the design and engineering of geothermal energy projects, where he held the position of Manager of Renewable Energy Projects.

Drilling Supervisor

Randy Fulcher
Randy Fulcher has 35 years of geothermal drilling experience throughout various fields in California (including The Geysers Field), Southeast Asia and Central America. His expertise includes well drilling, completion procedures and repair work. For the past decade, Mr. Fulcher worked as Pacific Area Down-Hole Systems Manager for Weatherford International, Inc.

Field Coordinator


Tim Smith
Tim Smith has 26 years of experience as a Drilling Foreman/Superintendent in geothermal and natural gas operations, including 16 years with Calpine Corporation primarily focused on The Geysers Field. Mr. Smith has significant experience coordinating and planning drilling operations as well as drilling management.

Public Policy Manager

Craig Aspinall
Craig Aspinall, a former senior editor with The Canadian Press and Reuters news agencies, established a public and government relations firm in 1975 and has consulted to a number of major corporations such as mining industry giant BHP Billiton as well as to small hydro power projects. He has been involved with Western GeoPower since 2001 and was appointed Manager Public Policy in 2004 with responsibility for coordinating preparation of the Company’s Application for Project Certification under British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Act. In this capacity, he also is responsible for consultations with local governments, First Nations and community interest groups; and the preparation of socio-economic assessments.