President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Don has a diverse professional background with extensive experience in drilling, asset management, strategic and tactical business planning, and production operations. Prior to joining Condor, he had over 22 years with Chevron working in several countries including Canada, United States, Angola, Indonesia, and Nigeria with a proven track record of consistently delivering strong business results.
While with Chevron, Don spent 14 years in various onshore and offshore drilling-related assignments with increasing responsibility and complexity. He played an integral role in Angola’s first deepwater development, initially as the Drilling Coordinator and then as the Asset Manager. This development progressed from discovery to first oil in only 30 months. He subsequently became Chevron Indonesia’s Planning Manager responsible for developing strategic and tactical plans for an organization producing in excess of 350,000 barrels of oil per day. During Don’s most recent assignment with Chevron Nigeria, he was accountable for managing an asset with a world-class resource base producing 250,000 barrels of oil per day.
Don has a BSc in Mining engineering from the University of Alberta with post graduate studies in Petroleum Engineering.
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Sandy has over 20 years experience in the international oil and natural gas industry working for exploration and production companies and service enterprises in Kazakhstan, Russia, China and Canada, including seven years resident in Kazakhstan. Previously, Sandy was Vice-President of Finance at Arawak Energy Corporation, CFO at Altius Energy Corporation and Finance and Accounting Manager at Fracmaster/BJ Services.
Sandy is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a BComm from the University of Calgary.
Chief Operating Officer
William has over 25 years of international and domestic (US) experience in the upstream industry. His international experience includes playing key operational roles in Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Turkmenistan, and Trinidad. He has worked with both major and independent oil producers.
Most recently, William was a founder and Technical Director for Bayfield Energy. Previous significant operational assignments include serving as General Manager of Operations for Burren Energy in Turkmenistan, where he provided in country oversight to an operation producing 23,000 bbls/day. He has previously worked in a variety of operational roles in Kazakhstan, including the Operations Manager for Nelson Resources.
William holds a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California.
Kazakhstan Managing Director
Norman has worked in Kazakhstan for over 20 years and has been involved in a wide array of business activities, including oil and gas exploration and production, oil field services, domestic and international transportation services, and manufacturing. Norman has provided transportation and oilfield services to many of the region’s major resource projects including Kashagan, Tengizchevroil, Karachaganak, Petro-Kazakhstan and Temir in Kazakhstan and the Kumtor mine in Kyrgyzstan. Norman was a principal in the first international transportation service company operating in Kazakhstan which was also the founding member of KAZATO, the IRU’s (Switzerland) customs bonding agency for road transportation in Kazakhstan and was the co-founder of a joint venture which constructed two of the first western technology based manufacturing plants in Kazakhstan. Norman is also Chief Executive Officer of EurAsia Resource Value SE and EurAsia Resource Holdings AG.
VP Corporate Development
Mr. Anderson, formerly President and CEO of Marsa Energy Inc., has more than 35 years of international and domestic / Frontier exploration and development experience. Prior to Marsa, Mr. Anderson was the Exploration Manager and co-Founder of Verenex Energy Inc. (2004) which was sold to the Libyan Investment Agency in 2009. Verenex discovered contingent and prospective resources of 2.1 BBOE in 19 fields and was recognized as the most successful international E&P company to enter Libya since the opening of the country to foreign investment in 2003. Mr. Anderson also served as Exploration Manager with Aventura Energy Inc. who in 2001 made the largest onshore oil and gas discovery in Trinidad in almost 40 years. The Company was later sold to British Gas in 2004.
Mr. Anderson has held numerous senior technical and managerial positions with Suncor Energy, Encor (Talisman) Energy, Natomas International, Hudbay Oil (Indonesia), Hudbay Oil (Australia) and Hudson’s Bay Oil and Gas Co Ltd. He has worked and lived in Asia, Australia, Australasia, South America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Mr. Anderson holds a BSC (Honors) degree in Geology from the University of Manitoba.