Norman Murray Edwards is a renowned Canadian oil & gas magnate. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 billion and is currently listed as one of the top 25 richest people (and families) in Canada. The lawyer-turned financer is the owner of Canadian Natural Resources, an oil and gas company. He also owns big stakes in Ensign Energy, which is the 2nd largest oil services company in Canada. He also has a significant stake in Penn West, which is one of the biggest energy trusts in the country.
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In addition to that, Edward also owns shares of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League. He also owns shares of Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, which owns Kicking Horse Resort, Mont-Sainte-Anne, Stoneham Mountain Resort, Nakiska, Kimberly Alpine Resort and Fernie Alpine Resort. The 55-year old self-made billionaire also owns at least 30% of Jovian Capital Corp, which is a management and holding company.
Edward also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Magellan Aerospace Corporation. He owns about 76% of Common shares of the company, making him the majority shareholder. Edwards is married to Heather Bala Edwards, with whom he has one son. He has made donations to various charities, and has made significant contributions to various educational institutions such as the University of Saskatchewan. Edwards and his wife reside in Calgary.