Russ holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan, graduating in 1996. Upon moving to Calgary, he has spent the last 18 years working in the Natural Gas Liquids business. Russ started his career as a Supply/Demand Analyst at Petro-Canada before moving to Petrogas Marketing as a Logistics Coordinator and from then to Keyera as a Marketing Representative. The last 10 years of his career have been spent as Vice President, Trading for Tidal Energy Marketing and as Vice President, Gibson Gas Liquids for Gibson Energy. Russ joined Factor as Vice President in January of 2014 and assumed the President’s role in April of that year.
Work Phone: 403-776-0601
ICE IM: russ_duffee
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Robb joined Factor in the winter of 2013. He brings 15 years of energy marketing, trading and transportation experience. Robb leads Factor’s supply, marketing, logistics and trading team. His diverse background is a key part of Factor’s current and future energy market presence. Prior to joining Factor Robb was Director of Supply & Trading with Tidal Energy Marketing Inc. Prior to leading the NGL business at Tidal Robb held multiple general manager and trading roles with Tidal. Early in Robb's career he worked for Canadian Pacific Railway in the marketing, sales and pricing teams. Robb holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Work Phone: 403-776-0600
Cell Phone: 403-472-0078
ICE IM: robb_fransoo
Chief Financial Officer
Tony is a Certified Professional Accountant, CMA (1996). He graduated from the University of Windsor in 1994 with a Bachelor of Commerce Honors degree. In 1998, he joined the finance department at Nova Chemicals (Canada) Inc. in Southwestern Ontario where over the course of ten years he held various positions including Senior Financial Analyst – Eastern Olefins, Financial Analyst – Eastern Polyethylene and Plant Controller – Styrene II plant. Tony joined Factor Gas Liquids Inc. as the Financial Controller in 2008 and was promoted to the Chief Financial Officer role on April 1, 2015.
Work Phone: 519-333-2904
Cell Phone: 519-330-2133