James Smith joins Prospex Oil and Gas board
Mr. Smith has over 25 years' experience in the oil and gas sector.
Having started his career as a petroleum geophysicist with Chevron UK in 1988, gaining experience in the evaluation of numerous North Sea oilfields and exploration properties, he went on to become New Venture Project Leader for the company's Middle East and North Africa operations, successfully assessing and managing new exploration concessions through to developed oil and gas fields.
Following this, Mr. Smith became Vice President of Exploration for PanOcean Energy and in this capacity was instrumental in building the value of PanOcean to its eventual sale to Addax Petroleum in 2006.
Mr. Smith has since held a number of directorships, through which he has gained extensive exploration, appraisal and development experience, with proven success in finding oil, delivering positive, high impact results and ultimately building value.
He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Caram Energy and advisor to Orca Exploration Inc, holds a MSc in Petroleum Geology and is a Fellow of the Geological Society.