President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Don has a diverse professional background with extensive experience in drilling, asset management, strategic and tactical business planning, and production operations. Prior to joining Condor, he had over 22 years with Chevron working in several countries including Canada, United States, Angola, Indonesia, and Nigeria with a proven track record of consistently delivering strong business results.
While with Chevron, Don spent 14 years in various onshore and offshore drilling-related assignments with increasing responsibility and complexity. He played an integral role in Angola’s first deepwater development, initially as the Drilling Coordinator and then as the Asset Manager. This development progressed from discovery to first oil in only 30 months. He subsequently became Chevron Indonesia’s Planning Manager responsible for developing strategic and tactical plans for an organization producing in excess of 350,000 barrels of oil per day. During Don’s most recent assignment with Chevron Nigeria, he was accountable for managing an asset with a world-class resource base producing 250,000 barrels of oil per day.
Don has a BSc in Mining engineering from the University of Alberta with post graduate studies in Petroleum Engineering.