We believe in putting the mineral owner first – it usually pays off for us. Additionally, I think we leverage technology really well. We have figured out how to use new software and data management tools to help us organize data and run titles more quickly.
In the current state of affairs, we simply can not do enough to promote the positive factors associated with our industry. I believe that we must continue to encourage discussions, at every level, that put Canada’s long term economic interests ahead of regional political interests.
I was born in an oil camp in North Dakota and my father was a Petroleum Engineer, so I was literally raised learning about the industry. I attended my first OTC when I was 13 years old.
I was recruited by Exxon on campus while I was finishing my Ph.D. study at Purdue. I started as a research engineer in drilling with Exxon in Houston.
AAG is the leading independent CBM producer in China listed in HK stock exchange, with a special focus on the upstream development and value optimization of unconventional gas resources, in order to supply clean energy to the Chinese economy.
It was a serendipitous combination of my prior Chinese government experience and the nature of the clients of the law firm when I joined private practice.
ETAP ‘s strategy as a NOC of Tunisia, is primarily the satisfaction of energy need and to reduce our actual deficit by promoting the available offshore and onshore open blocks and doing our best to attract investors.
I run our power investments primarily in Africa. What that means is finding new investments, running them and then selling them.
I began investing in the Africa power sector in 2009. Previously my career included five years in the public sector in Afghanistan, working for the Afghan Finance Minister on economic reform including the energy sector and the UN on job creation.
After more than 20 years of experience in the sector and by working from many different angles.
I advise the Kenya Government on Local Content through the Kenya Petroleum Technical Assistance Project (KEPTAP), a World Bank funded Kenya Government delivered capacity building project for Oil and Gas.
As an International Tax Advisor I have always been involved with Energy Companies, however, when Energy Reform was enacted EY decided to dedicate me fully to Energy, guiding its efforts to become an eminent Energy Advisor in Mexico.
I have always had a fascination for the energy industry and I received my Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Energy Systems.
My Dad was an engineer with Amoco early in his career and as a child we travelled the world on his job assignments, which led to my interest in not only the oil and gas business industry, but also the global reach of the business.
Natural progression – PETRONAS offered a scholarship for me to study geology in the US. Joining the oil and gas industry seemed a natural fit after I graduated.