He is currently President and CEO of Median Oil & Gas, a Houston- based company, which is focused on identifying and capturing oil and gas opportunities primarily in West Africa and the Middle East.
Previously, Mr. Bowering was Vice President of Geoscience and Chief Geophysicist for Ocean Energy, where he, along with the Chief Geologist, was responsible for the technical merit of Ocean's worldwide Exploration & Production efforts, as well as overseeing implementation of appropriate technology to optimize the E&P program. Ocean was purchased by Devon Energy in 2003 for approximately US$5.3 Billion, creating the largest US-based independent oil and gas producer.
Prior to joining Ocean, Mr. Bowering was President of Veritas Exploration Services, (VES), a division of VeritasDGC, a leading geophysical services provider to the industry. Under Mr. Bowering this new division grew into a high end E&P solutions group employing nearly 150 top geoscientists and engineers providing critical reservoir services to many of the industry's leading companies.
Mr. Bowering began his career with Exxon, holding a variety of positions on the domestic and international circuit in exploration and technology. Among his main assignments was managing Exxon Exploration Technology's group for Complex Imaging and Interpretation, a group charged with leading Exxon's worldwide efforts in sub salt and fold and thrust belt exploration technology, guiding projects in North and South America, West Africa, FSU , Europe and Southeast Asia. He concluded his career at Exxon as head of Exxon's Gulf of Mexico Play and Prospect Development efforts, which had as its primary focus positioning Exxon as a lead player in the emerging deepwater and sub salt plays of the Gulf of Mexico.
Mr. Bowering has been granted 100,000 options under EnerGulf's stock option plan at a price of C$0.25 for three years.
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