Jon Dale joined Xcite Energy in March 2008 and is the Finance Director for Xcite Energy Resources ("XER"). He has over 15 years’ experience in the oil industry. Prior to joining Xcite in March 2008, Jon spent over seven years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, providing Audit and Transaction Support services to a portfolio of clients in the oil and gas industry. He also spent over two years in industry working for BJ Services Inc. as the Country Controller for the West Africa well services division. Jon graduated with an MA Honours degree from the University of Aberdeen and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland since 2001. Jon also holds the position of Company Secretary for XER.
Barny Brennan joined in April 2008 and is Subsurface Director for Xcite Energy Resources ("XER"). He has over 25 years of oil industry experience gained within both major oil company and consulting environments. He brings a wealth of subsurface technical expertise, previously being with Senergy-PGL for 5 years in senior management and technical roles, and latterly being director responsible for their Guildford office where he has worked with Xcite Energy since its inception in 2002. Prior to this he spent 15 years with Phillips Petroleum as a geoscientist in both exploration and development settings, including their largest UK drilling campaign on the Judy/Joanne field development. Barny graduated with an honours degree in Mining Geology from Leicester University in the UK and is a Fellow of the Geological Society and a member of EAGE and AAPG.
Charles Lucas-Clements joined Xcite Energy in May 2008 and is the Business Development Director for Xcite Energy Resources. He has over 30 years’ experience through the oil and gas value chain, in both upstream exploration & production and downstream refining. He was previously with IHS Energy for 12 years in senior roles including VP of Business Application, Managing Director of IHS Consulting, Head of Strategic Consulting and Director of Business Development. Charles has worked with Xcite Energy since 2004 and has also acted as advisor to the World Bank, many oil and gas E&P company boards and Governments together with their National Oil Companies over the last 20 years, including ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, Apache, BHP Billiton, Occidental, ATP, Medco, Sintez, Lasmo, Kerr McGee; Government clients and National Oil Companies have included Japan, China, Malaysia, Nigeria, Angola, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Newfoundland and Labrador. Charles graduated with an honours degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College of Science and Technology in London.
Matt Bower is Operations Director for Xcite Energy Resources. With more than 29 years in the Marine and Offshore oil and gas industry, he joined Xcite in February 2012 and holds an unlimited Master Mariner License. Matt has previously held the position of Director and Head of Global Operations for Bluewater. More recently he has been Head of New Business for Maersk FPSO; responsible for the development of innovative technical and commercial floating production concepts and Chief Operating Officer of UPB Ltd developing a new offshore marginal oil field production concept. He brings a wealth of production and project expertise gained in both the marine and offshore environments having gained numerous qualifications in Nautical Science, Asset Management and Strategic Decision Making.