Could it be that they just happened to have the same name?
See here for this Kevin Heffernan
Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas
Mr. Heffernan is a geologist with more than 30 years experience in resource development industries, including assignments across much of Canada as well as internationally for oil and gas, coal, pipeline and consulting companies.
Prior to joining the Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas (CSUG) in mid-2008, Kevin was Director, Government and Regulatory, at a private company developing unconventional gas resources including coalbed methane, tight sand and shale gas in western Canada. During his tenure with the company he also held management positions with various responsibilities, including environment and stakeholder engagement, as the company grew from start-up in 2001 to more than 1000 unconventional gas wells in 2008.
From 1990 - 2000 Kevin was employed at Nova Gas
Transmission, and subsequently TransCanada Pipelines, where he held various leadership and specialist positions in industry analysis, supply forecasting, and strategic planning.
CSUG 2006 Annual Report - Board of Directors
www.csug.ca, 10 Nov 2008 [cached]
Kevin Heffernan Manager, Regulatory Trident Exploration Corp.
Mr. Heffernan has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Saskatchewan. During the past 30 years, he has gained diverse experience in oil and gas, pipelines, and coal development. Through the 1980s, he worked as a consultant in project management and business development roles in Canada and several foreign countries. That period was followed by 10 years in planning and strategy with Nova Gas Transmission and TransCanada PipeLines. Since 2001, Mr. Heffernan has been with Trident, where he is currently responsible for regulatory functions.
I was struck by the coincidence and was commenting on it. I wasn’t saying they were one in the same.