Clayton Riddell is an oil baron from Canada. Over the last forty years, he has built an empire of resources. His tale is a classic case of talent meeting opportunity; it all started with the gas wells that were almost barren in 1974. The name of his company was Paramount Resources and it is now one of his biggest holdings where he is the CEO and the chairman. He also holds Shares in a number of energy companies in Canada. He is one of the most significant share holders of Calgary Flames of National Hockey League.
Born in 1936, he did his graduation with Honours in Geology. Apart from being a co-owner of the Calgary Holmes, he also has shares in the Calgary restaurant Catch. His net worth is estimated to be around $US 2.5 billion according to reports in 2011.