Our Team

 


 

JIM CURRIE  »  Chairman

 

Jim is a prominent and highly respected figure in the onshore oil & gas transportation and logistics industry, with over 35 years’ experience. Jim is a Co-Founder of Enerdrill as well as a founder and Managing Director of Bonnie Rock Transport, an oilfield trucking and logistics company that was sold to ASCO in 2014. 


ASCO/BRT has a preferred supplier agreement in place with Enerdrill and provides oilfield trucking, camp manufacture and catering, rental services and bulk transportation services.

 

Jim has also previously founded Energy Trucking, which provided O&G logistics infrastructure such as supply bases in Northern WA and specialised transport services to the energy sector.

 


 

EDDIE RIGG  »  Director

 

Eddie has over 20 years’ experience in capital markets and is the Managing Director of ArgonautArgonaut is a full service advisory, stockbroking & research and investment house with offices in Perth and Hong Kong. Argonaut is technically driven & focused on natural resource companies & businesses that service the metals, mining, energy and agri-business sectors.

 

Eddie co-founded Argonaut in 2002 and was previously a Director of IPS, an Oil & Gas services company. Eddie has significant experience and expertise in the arrangement and execution of transactions in the O&G sector. He was a co-founder of Latent Petroleum, the operator of the Warro Gas Field and negotiated Alcoa’s involvement with Latent.

 


 

JON BIESSE  »  Director

 

Jon is the Chief Investment Officer at Hoperidge Capital, a WA based shareholder in Enerdrill.  Jon also sits on the boards of several other businesses in the energy sector, including Perth Energy and Merredin Energy.

 

Jon was previously an executive at Argonaut in Perth, working in corporate finance and principal investments. Jon’s focus was on the energy and energy services sectors, where he acted for various companies, including Transerv Energy, Latent Petroleum, IPS, Merredin Energy and Pacific Energy.

 


 

 

SCOTT BAILEY  »  Director

 

Scott was appointed to the board in March 2015. Scott is the Chairman of Bailey's Group, a specialist marine fuel distributor, infrastructure developer and marine service provider which provides cost effective uniquely tailored supply solutions, important to the Oil & Gas Sector.

 

 

BILL RIPPEY  »  Director

 

Bill has a background in senior management with specialist skills in the Drilling Industry. Bill was appointed to the Enerdrill Board in December 2015.

 

Bill's oil industry background of over 20 years includes operations in the USA, Venezuela, Ecuador, Africa, Australia and NZ. He has specific skills in dealing with operational management, joint venture drilling agreements, implementing strategic planning, building operational partnerships in the oil industry and managing change.

 

Prior to joing Enerdrill, Bill was managing NRG Drilling in NZ, during which time he built a team of dedicated personnel who have a passion for the industry and the delivery of an industry leading service.

 
 

 

 

PETER WEST    »  General Manager

 

Peter joined Enerdrill in 2014 with over 30 years’ experience in the oilfield. He has held a variety of key management roles in a number of companies from both the private and public sectors. These roles include on shore and off shore drilling contractors, oilfield supply & services companies and oilfield engineering companies throughout Australia/New Zealand and South East Asia.

 
Previously Peter was General Manager - Australasian at Mid Continent, Perth where he held the responsibilities of managing the operations for both Mid Continent Equipment (Australia) Pty Ltd and Mid Continent Equipment New Zealand Ltd.
 
As General Manager of Enerdrill Peter is responsible for all management and operational activates plus focusing on future growth.