About MAX Power Mining

MAX Power is first mover leader among publicly traded companies targeting Natural Hydrogen discoveries in North America.

Armed with strategic alliances with Chapman Hydrogen and Petroleum Engineering Ltd., based out of Calgary, AB, and Larin Engineering HHC, based out of Prague, Czech Republic, MAX Power has the ability to quickly scale up this unique and extraordinary opportunity for the company and its valued shareholders.

Naturally occurring hydrogen gas (“Natural Hydrogen”) is now known to exist in accumulations in the earth’s subsurface (in varying geological domains) as demonstrated through recent discoveries in West Africa, Albania, France and elsewhere. Given its many advantages over manufactured hydrogen, including cost and purity, Natural Hydrogen has the potential to revolutionize the “Hydrogen Economy” and the broader energy sector in general.

MAX Power has commenced a major land acquisition program in North America, specifically targeting the most optimal ground for the potential of hosting accumulations of Natural Hydrogen gas.

The important alliances with Chapman and Larin will keep MAX Power at the forefront of the Natural Hydrogen boom in Canada and the United States.

As part of its broader strategy to be a leader in North America’s decarbonization shift, MAX Power also holds a portfolio of Lithium assets in the United States and Canada including the Willcox Playa Project in southeast Arizona where first-ever diamond drilling has resulted in the discovery of near-surface lithium-rich clays over a broad area. MAX Power is also involved in a co-operative research and development agreement with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a California-based U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by the University of California, to develop state-of-the-art direct lithium extraction technologies. In addition, MAX Power owns 100% of the Nicobat Project (base metals, cobalt and PGE’s) in Northern Ontario.

Leadership Team

CEO & Director

Rav Mlait

Mr. Mlait has extensive experience in management of TSX, TSX Venture and Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) companies as well as raising capital for public and private companies in the technology and mineral exploration sectors. He holds an MBA from Royal Roads University in British Columbia with his BA (Economics) from Simon Fraser University. Mr. Mlait has been CEO of Cannabix Technologies since 2014 and has also led several exploration companies targeting Cu-Ni-PGE, gold and uranium.
Senior Strategic Advisor

Neil McMillan

Mr. McMillan is the former Chairman of Cameco, the world’s largest publicly traded uranium company, and has enjoyed a dynamic career spanning several decades in the investment industry, mining and government. McMillan was with Cameco for 16 years and served as Chairman of the Board from 2013-2018. Notably, he also captained Saskatchewan’s only gold mining company to profitability as President and CEO of Claude Resources, setting up the company for a buyout by Silver Standard Resources for $337 million in 2014.
CFO, Director

Bryan Loree, CMA

Mr. Loree has held senior accounting roles for public and private companies across multiple industries including renewable energy, exploration, and construction. During his career he has also performed capital raising activities for both private and public companies, primarily in the exploration and renewable energy sectors. Prior to entering the accounting field, Mr. Loree spent three years as an investor relations manager for several public companies and two years in the banking industry.

Bill deJong

A lawyer at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, Mr. deJong is well versed in the public markets and serves as a director and corporate secretary for multiple private, public and not-for-profit companies. Mr. deJong advises in matters relating to financings, mergers/acquisitions, corporate governance, continuous disclosure, stock exchange listings and other matters.

Thomas Clarke

Mr. Clarke is an entrepreneur and professionally registered geologist who obtained a Master of Science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand while studying as an international student in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Clarke has worked on gold, platinum group metals, copper and energy projects. While a director of Bonterra Resources (TSX: BTR) he coordinated all exploration which led to the definition of the first NI-43-101 gold resource on the Gladiator deposit by Snowden.
Senior Geologist

Peter Lauder

Mr. Lauder is a senior level mine and exploration geologist whose extensive experience includes working for top tier mining and exploration companies across Canada and West Africa. Notably, he was actively involved in a supervisory position in Goldcorp’s exploration team that brought the Eleonore Project in Quebec through a positive feasibility study, construction and eventually full production. Mr. Lauder has developed a keen understanding of Canada’s emerging Natural Hydrogen sector and its enormous potential.

MAX Power Strategic Alliance

Chapman Hydrogen & Petroleum Engineering Ltd.

Denis Brière, P.Eng., is one of the world’s leading petrophysicists and is Vice President-Engineering for Calgary-based Chapman Hydrogen and Petroleum Engineering. He was involved in the discovery of the world’s first deposit of Natural Hydrogen in Mali, West Africa.

Calgary-based Chapman is a privately-owned leading international energy consultant specializing in Natural Hydrogen and oil and gas. Chapman was instrumental in advancing the world’s first Natural Hydrogen well discovery in Bourakebougou, Mali, now owned and operated by Hydroma. This very shallow discovery (110 metres) has provided low-cost, emissions-free energy for an entire village and was the subject of the world’s first NI 51-101 Hydrogen report written by Chapman’s Denis Brière.

The strategic MAX Power-Chapman alliance will identify, prioritize, acquire and explore the best Natural Hydrogen targets across Canada with the goal of confirming the country’s first discovery of a commercialized hydrogen source.

MAX Power International Strategic Alliance

Larin Engineering HHC

Privately-owned Larin Engineering, based in the Czech Republic, is at the forefront of Natural Hydrogen as a transformative catalyst in the clean energy transition.

The Larin team, with offices in Europe and Dubai, has been conducting cutting-edge research into exploration and commercialization of Natural Hydrogen for 20 years and is now aggressively applying that expertise to the United States. Larin’s involvement in the recent successful first-ever drill program for Natural Hydrogen in the U.S. helped spark a post-pandemic rush into this rapidly growing sector in America.

Larin’s targeting techniques will enable the MAX Power/Larin alliance to efficiently vector in on land packages considered highly prospective for Natural Hydrogen accumulations across multiple U.S. states, with work starting immediately.

The cornerstone of Larin is the foundational work inspired by renowned geologist Vladimir N. Larin, who published Hydridic Earth: The New Geology of Our Primordially Hydrogen-Rich Planet (1993), theorizing that the earth’s core contains much more hydrogen than originally believed and is formed by hydrides – compounds of hydrogen bonded to metals. These views have been substantiated through fundamental lab experiments by independent research groups around the world.

Special Natural Hydrogen Consultant

Enki GéoSolutions Inc.


Stephan Séjourné, President
Enki GéoSolutions Inc. 

A team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), led in part by Associate Professor Stephan Séjourné (President of Montreal-based Enki GéoSolutions Inc.), recently released a series of six groundbreaking research reports on Natural Hydrogen in Quebec prepared for and funded by the Quebec government. Enki GéoSolutions Inc. has since been engaged by MAX Power as a special consultant
for its Natural Hydrogen division.

Mr. Séjourné is a well-known and highly respected Quebec exploration geologist who initially worked as an independent consultant in the petroleum industry, including several years with Gastem focusing on carbonate reservoirs and shale gas plays in Quebec and New York State, before turning his attention to Natural Hydrogen.

Séjourné: “The Natural Hydrogen sector has incredibly exciting possibilities and may change how we think about energy.”

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