Board of directors

Doug Jendry

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Jendry has had a distinguished career in the resources sector having worked as a geologist and, over the last 25 years, in various consulting, advisor and director roles with ASX and AIM listed companies. He has broad experience in all aspects of the oil and gas industry has had significant dealings over the years with brokers, investment bankers and various government authorities alike.

Significantly, Mr Jendry has strong experience in the Perth Basin, commencing in the early 80’s when he was involved in the exploration and development of the Mt Horner oil field in the Northern Perth Basin with private company Pacific Basin Exploration.

Colby Hauser

Managing Director/CEO

Colby Hauser is an experienced energy executive with a broad range of experience in senior corporate, commercial, and project / business development roles in the energy sector, and most recently held the position of General Manager, Commercial at Strike Energy Limited. Working in both Australia and overseas Colby has developed a specialised skill set including corporate strategy, gas sales and marketing, joint venture representation, project development, as well as investor and government/stakeholder relations. He has significant long-term experience in the Perth Basin and is well known in the Perth energy community where he was formerly the President and is now a Life Member of the Energy Club of WA (formerly Petroleum Club of WA).

Colby graduated with a degree in International Business from MacEwan University (Edmonton) and a Master of Business Administration (Finance Specialisation) at the University of Western Australia.

Matt Worner

Executive Director

Matt Worner is an experienced oil and gas executive who has worked with ASX and London listed E&P companies in various legal, commercial and new ventures/business development roles.  He has overseen the completion of multiple asset acquisitions and divestments the world over, including Asia, Africa, US and Australasia as well as significant experience dealing with joint venture partners, host governments and NOCs in these regions.

Matt has strong capital markets experience in Australia and London including ASX and AIM IPO’s and capital raising activity. Through this work, Matt maintains solid contacts and relationships with brokers, funds and NOMADs in both Australia and the UK.”

David Casey

Non-Executive Director

David Casey was formerly the Managing Director and CEO of Talon Energy (ASX: TPD), transitioning to his current Non-Executive Director role in January 2022. Mr Casey graduated with an Honours degree in Geology from the University of Sydney in 1991 and has spent the past thirty years working in the oil and gas industry, both in Australia and overseas.

Mr Casey has been actively involved overseeing the start-up, development and sale of a number of successful exploration and production projects. And has been involved in the management and evaluation of all aspects of conventional and unconventional oil and gas exploration projects, from initial reservoir characterisation and fairway identification, through to drilling, testing and production operations. He has substantial experience managing ASX-listed entities, and is well known to the Australian institutional investment community.

He was previously Managing Director of Eastern Star Gas Limited and managed the sale of the company to Santos. Mr Casey was also Managing Director of Petrel Energy Limited and in 2019 oversaw the reverse takeover of Petrel by Warrego Energy Limited.

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