Geology & Earth Science

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William (bill) Sack

Civil Engineering
Byron Energy Ltd. 


Bill is an explorationist with 26 years’ experience in the Gulf of Mexico region in both technical and executive roles. Bill was co-founder/Managing Partner of Aurora Exploration, LLC (“Aurora”) a private entity focused on generating and drilling Gulf of Mexico exploration opportunities, that has drilled more than 80 wells with a success rate in excess of 80%, and under his leadership has created substantial growth and monetised investments via multiple corporate level asset sales. Prior to co-founding Aurora Exploration in late 2000, Bill served as Vice President Exploration & Joint Ventures with Petsec Energy Inc from 1995 to 2000. Bill began his career as an exploration geologist with Shell Offshore, Inc in 1988 where he held various technical and planning positions in the Gulf of Mexico business unit. Bill holds a a Bachelor of Arts degree in Earth Science & Physics from Saint Cloud State University, a Master of Science degree in Geology from Michigan State University and an MBA from Tulane University.  

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Business Management, Infrastructure and Architecture

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