Gary Neal Christenson

Aged 63, United States of America
Executive Director /
Chief Executive Officer


DATE OF APPOINTMENT:
2 May 2018

Gary Neal Christenson (“Gary Christenson”) has over 35 years of technical and managerial experience in the petroleum exploration and production industry with a focus on South East Asia and Africa. His experience includes management positions at Tenneco Oil E&P, British Gas Indonesia, Unocal Indonesia Co. (“Unocal”) and Santos Indonesia (“Santos”).

At Unocal he was the Senior Vice President of Unocal E&P Indonesia and President of Unocal Makassar and developed and produced the West Seno field utilising a min-TLP, semisubmersible TAD and a barge hull FPU. At Santos he was the President of Santos Indonesia and developed and produced the Maleo and Oyang fields. 

He was the Chairman and CEO of Black Gold Energy in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Temasek.