Edward J. Davies, Executive Director
Ed Davies has previous experience with Shell, Conoco, ECA, and Bridge. Countries of exploration and production experience include Canada, UK, USA, Ecuador, Nigeria, and New Zealand. He holds degrees in Geology from Wales and Alberta and in Management from MIT. He is an AAPG Trustee Associate and a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.


Thomas J. Stewart, Executive Director
Tom Stewart has previous experience with Conoco, TPA, ECA, and Bridge with focus on the Rockies, Gulf Coast, and UK North Sea. He holds degrees in Geology from Wisconsin and Houston. He is an active member of the AAPG and RMAG.


Richard Burgess, Advisor
Dick Burgess has extensive international experience with Imperial Oil, Consumers Power, and as CEO of Nomeco. Subsequent to the build-up and sale of Nomeco he formed the Australian companies Command Petroleum and Roc Oil. Dick is past Chairman and an active participant of the US Potential Gas Committee. He is a graduate in Geology from Manitoba. 


Paul J. Davies, Manager Business Director
Paul Davies has operational and commercial natural gas experience with Tenneco Gas and Southern California Edison. He holds a BBA from the University of Texas and a MBA from the University of Houston.


Christopher Ness, Manager Operations 

Chris Ness has 40 years of global drilling experience in the upstream oil and gas business - having worked as an Operator, Drilling Contractor and Turnkey Service Provider.  A mechanical engineer by background, he has extensive drilling management experience with Shell, Hess, GlobalSantaFe and Transocean.  Chris retired as an executive from Transocean in 2010 but has continued to work as a drilling consultant within the oil & gas sector, with projects for NAM, Sterling Resources, Hercules Offshore and Dana Gas.


Patrick Whitley, Manager Exploration 

Pat Whitley is a Certified Petroleum Geologist with 40 years’ experience in International Exploration and Production, mostly with Conoco in major operating business units worldwide. Overseas assignments included USA, Egypt, Norway, Chad and short term assignments to Dubai, China, Australia, Netherlands and Romania.