Falkland Oil & Gas Ltd. explores oil and gas properties in the undrilled South and East Falkland Basins. It focuses on offshore oil and gas exploration in the Falkland Islands. The company was founded on May 27, 2004 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
Richard Liddell was Operations Director of Premier Oil from 1999 before joining the FOGL Board in March 2005. He has many years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and, prior to Premier Oil, he spent two years as Director of Development at BG Exploration and Production. He previously held a number of senior international positions during an eighteen-year career at Philips Petroleum Company.
Tim Bushell, Chief Executive Officer
Tim Bushell joined FOGL in January and the Board in February 2006 from Paladin Resources plc where he was Managing Director, Norway, from 2001. Tim joined Paladin Resources from Lasmo where he worked for 10 years, including spells as Manager of Lasmo’s North Sea assets and General Manager of its South Atlantic business unit, which included the drilling campaign in the North Falklands Basin in 1998. Prior to joining Lasmo, Tim spent time at Ultramar, British Gas and Schlumberger. A qualified geologist, he has a total of 29 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Tim is also a Non-executive Director of a private Norwegian oil and gas company - Core Energy AS.
Colin More, Exploration Director
Colin More joined FOGL in April 2006 and has 29 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr More joined FOGL from Paladin Resources plc where he was the Exploration Manager in the UK. Prior to Paladin, he was the Exploration Manager at Cairn Energy, initially responsible for China, before moving on to India. He has previously worked in technical positions at Conoco and Scott Pickford. Mr More joined the Board of FOGL in March 2009.
David Hudd, Executive Chairman
David Hudd, was a partner in Price Waterhouse until 1982. Since then he has been Chairman or Chief Executive of a number of listed companies. He is currently Executive Chairman of Falkland Islands Holdings plc (FIH) which he joined in March 2002. FIH is a major shareholder in the Company. Mr Hudd was a founder Director of the Company in 2004.
Timothy Jones, Non-executive Finance Director
Timothy Jones qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1974 where his clients included a major UK offshore oil and gas operator. In 1983, he left Price Waterhouse to join a client as Financial Director before founding his own accountancy and consultancy practice in 1990. He now has clients in a range of business sectors and sits on the boards of a number of companies; including AIM listed Xcite Energy Ltd and Beacon Hill Resources Plc. Mr Jones joined the Board in September 2004.