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Ian is an oil and gas professional with over 25 years international experience in corporate development and strategy, mergers and acquisitions, petroleum exploration, development and production operations, commercial negotiation, oil and gas marketing and energy finance. He has a proven management track record in a range of international oil company environments.
In his last appointment as Managing Director of Nexus Energy he was responsible for this company’s development from an onshore micro cap explorer to an ASX top 200 offshore producer and operator. Ian’s experience is ideally suited for the company’s next phase of growth.
Wolfgang has more than 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas Industry. He received his Ph.D from the University of Vienna in Geology and Petrology. His career began with Mobil Oil in Vienna where he worked for 11 years primarily in Europe and the USA in oil and gas exploration and production. In 1991 he joined OMV, the Austrian Oil Company, and fulfilled a variety of senior management roles for the next 15 years. He established OMV’s Exploration and Production business in Australia and New Zealand and was its Managing Director for 5 years. He also has significant experience in North Africa having been the director of OMV’s onshore and offshore production operations in Tunisia. Most recently he was the CEO of Grove Energy, a Canadian and UK listed oil and gas explorer which he successfully merged with another exploration company in 2007.
Paul received an engineering degree from the Mining University of Leoben, Austria. He has 18 years of diversified oil and gas exploration and producing experience in both technical and managerial positions. Paul’s experience at OMV included exploration and producing assignments in Austria, Libya, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Australia and Pakistan where he was the Exploration and Reservoir Manager. In 2005 Paul formed a petroleum consulting business and has worked for various companies in Romania, Poland, Kazakhstan and India. In India, as Vice President (Exploration) for Focus Energy Limited, Paul headed a highly successful exploration campaign that included the evaluation, negotiation, and acquisition of petroleum licenses and resulted in the drilling of two significant discoveries.
Andrew is Non Executive Director of Riedel Resources Limited, Managing Director of Petroleum Ventures Pty Ltd, Chairman of Australian Oil Company Ltd and Non Executive Director of Timor Oil Ltd, Orion Energy Pty Ltd and Bombora Energy Pty Ltd. Andrew is also Principal of Resource Recruitment and Managing Director of International Recruitment Services Pty Ltd.
Peter has been the company secretary since March 1995 and is a chartered accountant and business consultant with over twenty years experience in the exploration and mining industry, and is a director and/or company secretary of several ASX listed companies. Peter provides commercial and financial advice to the Board, together with support in the areas of administration, corporate initiatives and capital raisings.