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Doug Battersby 


Civil Engineering
Byron Energy Ltd. 
Australia

Biography

Doug is a petroleum geologist with over forty years’ technical and managerial experience in the Australian and international oil and gas industry. Doug co-founded two ASX listed companies (Eastern Star Gas Limited, which was taken over by Santos Limited in November 2011, and SAPEX Limited, which was taken over by Linc Energy Limited in October 2008), and two private oil and gas exploration/development companies, Darcy Energy Limited, which was sold to I B Daiwa Corporation in 2005, and Byron Energy (Australia) Pty Ltd where he was Executive Chairman until Byron Energy (Australia) Pty Ltd merged with Trojan Equity Limited to create Byron Energy Limited. Between 1990 and 1999 Doug was Technical Director at Petsec Energy Limited, an ASX listed operator in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico with production reaching 100 MMcf per day of gas and 9,000 barrels of oil per day in 1997. He holds a Master of Science degree in Petroleum Geology and Geochemistry from Melbourne University.

Research Interest

Business Management, Infrastructure and Architecture

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