Management Team


Chris Atkinson, Chairman and CEO

  • Geologist, 30 years international: Shell, ARCO, V.P. ARCO Europe/N. Africa

  • Major successes in China, New Zealand, Indonesia and the United Kingdom

  • Track record of building and financing start-up exploration and production ventures

  • SE Asia, the UK, Canada and the Caribbean

Richard Wadsworth, Director

  • Professional Petroleum Engineer, 25 years international oil and gas experience

  • Co-Founder of Bankers Petroleum in 2004; orchestrated the acquisition of the Patos Marinza oilfield in Albania with initial 500 bopd production

  • Director, President and COO of Bankers Petroleum (2004-2008); built the team and redeveloped the Patos Marinza oilfield with new technology to grow to 7,000 bopd and over 100 mmbbls of 2P reserves in the first four years; developed the first oil exports in country in 2004; established first horizontal drilling in 2008

  • Previously with Premier, Anglo Albanian, Koch, Syncrude and Esso

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Bill Marpe, General Manager, Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Lawyer (TX), 35 years of international experience (Union Texas Petroleum, Transworld Oil Ltd.)

  • President of three production sharing companies in Indonesia

  • General manager of P.T. Petcon Borneo when Palangkaraya Block was sold to Conoco-Phillips

  • Founder and President of Stockbridge Oil & Gas Ltd

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Dean Callaway, Chief Financial Officer, Director

  • Chartered Professional Accountant , more than 23 years in the energy industry

  • CFO for private and public companies for over a decade with experience in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, France, Namibia, Niger and the United States.

  • Previous Head of Mergers and Acquisition for Terasen Pipeline

  • Corporate finance and international business development experience at Enbridge and TransAlta

  • Energy investment banking experience at Merrill Lynch


Hening Sugiatno, Senior Geologist

  • Geologist, Colorado School of Mines, M.Sc, with more than 20 years of oil exploration and production experience in Indonesia

  • Exploration Geologist for Coparex and Lundin Indonesia

  • New venture advisor for Oilex, Australia

  • Managed West Kampar and Pase Blocks

  • Developed play concepts leading to award of Palangkaraya PSC, Kalimantan