Falcon is a global energy company with projects in Hungary, Australia & South Africa
Developing large acreage positions of unconventional and conventional oil and gas resources
Chief Executive Officer
Philip O’Quigley was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Oil & Gas in April 2012. O’Quigley brings 20 years’ experience in finance positions in the oil and gas industry. His career, which spans a number of London and Dublin listed E & P companies, includes experience working in countries such as Argentina, the United States, Algeria, the UK and Ireland. Most recently, he served as Finance Director for Providence Resources, an Irish oil and gas exploration and production company.
O’Quigley is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in Dublin.
Chief Financial Officer
Eoin Grindley was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Falcon Oil & Gas on 30th July 2012 (subject to TSXV approval). Eoin has over 20 years of financial management experience and has worked in senior management positions at Sandvik Mining and GE Energy.
Eoin is a member of the Association of Chartered Management Accountants since 1996, having graduated from Trinity College Dublin with B.Sc (Mgmt) in 1991.
Dr. György Szabó
Managing Director, TXM Exploration and Production LLC
Dr. Szabó has been a Director of Falcon since 2006. He has also served as Consultant and Mining Bureau Registered Technical Responsible Person for Falcon’s wholly-owned subsidiary TXM Oil & Gas Exploration Kft. since 2005. Dr. Szabó is a widely recognized authority in the Hungarian and international petroleum industry. In addition to being a university professor, Dr. Szabó has overseen the design and implementation of the deepest HP-HT well ever drilled in Hungary. In 1991 he was in charge of successful fire control and well abandonment operations by Hungarian teams in Kuwait. He was instrumental in the privatization and the strategy related to the capitalization and structure of Hungary’s former National Oil Corporation (presently MOL), as well as the landmark listing of the company on domestic and international securities exchanges in 1995. Dr. Szabó graduated from Miskolc University and received a degree in petroleum engineering in 1963. He received his Ph.D. in 1975.
Dr. Gábor Bada
Dr. Gábor Bada is a geologist with 15 years of experience in oil and gas exploration, research and assessment. Over the last 6 years, he has primarily focussed on exploring unconventional resources, including tight gas, shale gas and shale oil plays in various basins in Africa, Australia, the US and Central and Eastern Europe. Dr. Bada has published more than 150 scientific and technical papers.He obtained his geology degree at the Eötvös L. University in Budapest, Hungary and his PhD at the Vrije Aniversiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is a member of AAPG, EAGE and SPE.