Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has three members, who are:

 

Dr. Arthur Halleran
Dr. Halleran has served as a director of the Company since October 4, 2011. Dr. Halleran has a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Calgary, and has 38 years of international petroleum exploration experience. His international experience includes countries such as Canada, Colombia, Egypt, India, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Suriname, Chile, Brazil, Pakistan, Peru, Tunisia, Trinidad Tobago, Argentina, Ecuador and Guyana. Dr. Halleran’s experience includes work with Petro-Canada, Chevron, Rally Energy, Canacol Energy, United Hunter Oil and Gas Corp. and United Hydrocarbon International Corp. In 2007, Dr. Halleran founded Canacol Energy Ltd., a company with petroleum and natural gas exploration and development activities in Colombia, Brazil and Guyana, where he served as vice president of exploration. Previously Dr. Halleran was a consulting geologist for Rally Energy Corp. (Egypt) which discovered prolific reservoirs in Egypt. Dr. Halleran currently serves as Vice President of Exploration & Development for United Hydrocarbon International Corp., a company with oil interests in Chad, Africa. Dr. Halleran was appointed as a director of the Company to provide technical expertise and oversight to the Dobroudja Basin gas project in Bulgaria. We consider his education and technical experience in the energy sector to be invaluable to our Company.

David M. Thompson
Mr. Thompson has thirty (30) years of financial experience in the oil and gas industry. He successfully founded an oil trading company in Bermuda with offices in the U.S. and Europe (Geneva, Moscow and Amsterdam). He was responsible for the company’s production operations in Turkmenistan and successfully raised over $100 million in equity. Mr. Thompson also negotiated the farm-out of a number of company assets. Mr. Thompson is Managing Director of AMS Limited; a Bermuda based Management Company. In the past he served as Founder, President and CEO of Sea Dragon Energy Inc. (TSX:V), Chief Financial Officer of Aurado Energy, Chief Financial Officer of Forum Energy Corporation (OTC), Financial Director of Forum Energy Plc (AIM) and Senior Vice President at Larmag Group of Companies. Mr. Thompson is a Certified Management Accountant (1998). He currently also serves as a Director of United Hydrocarbon International Corp. Mr. Thompson’s addition to the Board provides considerable experience in financial and accounting matters as well as international oil and gas experience.