Dale is a highly experienced oil and gas executive with a strong operations management track record in both small and large organisations in the upstream and service sectors. In his over 30 year career, he has worked in diverse locations including Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Africa. His experience includes stints as Deputy Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company in Nigeria and CEO of Salym Petroleum (a Shell Joint Venture) in Russia. Most recently he was Senior Vice-President for Africa and Country Manager for Nigeria for Petrofac and has served as Executive and Non-Executive Director on several Corporate Boards.
Dale holds a B.Sc in Geological Engineering from the South Dakota (USA) School of Mines and has participated in Executive Development Programmes in several business schools including Cornell, Columbia and Insead.
In his new role, his responsibilities include providing strategic business management, overall commercial and technical performance including safety, and ensuring business growth and profitability.