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Steve Bowyer

Steve Bowyer

Chief Executive Officer

Founding director of Decipher who has a track record of forming and managing multi-disciplined teams to deliver transformational asset and business performance. Over 20 years of experience in the North Sea and internationally. Formerly managing director of First Oil, delivering fivefold reserve growth over a 4-year period utilising minimal debt and equity. Set-up and established Taqa as a new UKCS entrant, increasing production to over 40,000 boepd in under a year. Experience working across the supply chain and also as reservoir engineer, asset manager and offshore team leader with Talisman Energy. Led the completion of over $5 billion of acquisition and divestment transactions across the international oil and gas sector.

Ross Cameron

Ross Cameron

Subsurface Director

Founding director of Decipher with over 25 years industry experience. Has a deep knowledge of a wide variety of geological plays and a good technical understanding of the available undeveloped discoveries in the UKCS. Previously Exploration Director at First Oil with responsibility for a diverse exploration and appraisal portfolio and providing technical input to the development and producing assets. Worked as a geophysicist, initially with Mobil North Sea Limited and then ARK Geophysics Limited and latterly Marathon Oil UK Limited in London, Houston and Aberdeen gaining experience across the UKCS, NW Europe and West Africa.

Alasdair MacInnes

Alasdair MacInnes

Director of Developments

More than 30 years of experience in the industry with operators including Texaco (International), Kerr McGee, Maersk and EnQuest managing a variety of development projects including more recently, Kraken, one of the major capital projects in the North Sea. The last 15 years has been on the delivery of developments constituting floating production facilities and the associated field infrastructure and wells.

Jan Rusin

Jan Rusin

Director of HSE

Over 30 years of experience, working initially in a Government advisory role and then predominantly in industry at senior management and director level with large independent operators including ARCO, Talisman, Premier and Perenco. Wide experience handling all types of safety and environmental matters from setting policy and developing company HSE strategies to undertaking strategic audits and investigations. Experience working with regulators and other stakeholders to establish open communication and a collaborative approach to project developments.

Susan Munro

Susan Munro

Financial Controller

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and has more than 10 years’ post-qualification experience gained in senior roles in both industry and practice, including a similar role with an independent E&P company. Wide experience of financial planning, funding, treasury, tax, M&A and financial reporting.

Decipher Completes Acquisition of Iona

Decipher Energy Limited (“Decipher”) is delighted to announce the completion of the acquisition of Iona Energy Company (UK) Limited (“Iona”), which holds a 75% Licence interest in both Orlando and Kells. The company is also in the final...

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