Education: Degree in Earth Science from Manchester and a masters degree in Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College
Experience: 13 yrs in oil and gas industry – Endeavour Energy, PGS Reservoir
Competence: Excellent overall commercial and technical competence. Broad experience in E&P activities and strong management and leadership capabilities. Wide industry network in particular in NW Europe.
Education: Degree in Exploration Geology from Cardiff and a masters degree in Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College
Experience: 13 yrs in oil and gas industry – Endeavour Energy, Ikon Science
Competence: Excellent technical and commercial understanding of both E&P and oil services businesses. Strong play and prospect evaluation background skills. Expert in Quantitative Exploration & Development. Building efficient technical teams. Extensive global exploration network.
Education: Chartered Accountant with a finance degree from Buckingham
Experience: 20 yrs in oil and gas industry – Enovation Resources, PGS
Competence: Wide experience on financial control, budgeting, business modelling, licence administration and secretarial affairs
Education: BSC in Civil Engineering from Swansea University and a MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College
Experience: 30 yrs in oil and gas industry – Marathon Oil, Baker Hughes, Amerada Hess, Transocean, Oilexco, Parkmead
Competence: Good team working and communication skills with strong HS&E and operational leadership capabilities. International industry experience and with over 200 wells engineered/managed in UKCS.
Education: Degree in Environmental Physical Science from Kent University.
Experience: Over 35 yrs in Upstream oil sector – Enovation Resources, PGS, Conoco.
Competence: Extensive technical and operational experience worldwide. Broad experience in HSE and Quality Management.
John has over 30 years of upstream oil and gas experience. He has held a variety of senior management roles in a number of regions, notably at Enterprise Oil where he was responsible for their American operations up until Shell’s takeover in 2002. Since then he has served as Executive Chairman of Caza Oil & Gas which he took public in 2007 and continues to remain as Non-Executive Chairman, Non-Executive Director of Vanguard Natural resources and most recently CEO of Dart Energy up until their takeover by IGas in 2014.
Diz has over 40 years of experience in the oil industry and is Seacrest’s Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for asset selection and application of exploration technologies across the global portfolio. He was previously responsible for Schlumberger’s Data Processing and Interpretation business. He joined PGS soon after foundation and ultimately took the role of President of PGS Geophysical where he was instrumental in developing their multi-client business and equity models with key successes in Spinnaker, Varg and Atlantis.
Michael has 25 years of experience in the international upstream oil industry with several postings in various technical and managerial positions including; Exploration Manager for Saga Petroleum in London, Vice President for Aker Geo Seismic, Vice President for CGG’s multi-client business in London and Houston and Chief Operating Officer for Genesis Petroleum Corporation which he co-founded in 2003. He also co-founded Fortis Petroleum in 2010.
David has over 25 years of international industry experience and is Managing Director of AziNam, another Seacrest funded company. He is also responsible for the development of other Seacrest companies such as AzEire and AziLat. He is an experienced geologist with global business development and senior management experience in exploration, appraisal and development projects. David has worked for companies including Ukrnefta, Exillion Energy (CEO), Hess and ConocoPhillips.
Frank has 30+ years of experience in the international energy upstream and is a senior advisor to Azimuth and Seacrest. He a long-standing and proven track record in the oil industry and in-depth experience in business and corporate development.
Frank has worked extensively in Canada, Australia, Europe, Asia, North Africa and South America and has a proven track record of building and managing asset portfolios and private and public E&P companies. Frank has worked for companies including Premier Oil, Coastal Energy and Samudra
Brian has 25+ years experience in the oil industry and is Senior Vice President of Commercial for Azimuth. He has an extensive international operational track record in exploration, development and production both offshore and onshore.
He is a proven explorer having discovered significant oil accumulations in Gabon and in Uganda. He has led large E&P businesses in both Africa and Europe. He has extensive experience in the North Sea both from a technical and a commercial perspective, he was responsible for bringing MOL Group’s exploration business into the UK and Norway. Brian has worked for companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Tullow Oil and MOL Group.