David Mitchell is a successful senior oil and gas executive and skilled director with more than 40 years proven track record in the international upstream arena, including with BP, Nexen, Madison and SDX.During this time, David has identified, discovered and acquired oil and gas fields in excess of one billion barrels with his teams and built projects in a wide variety of geographic and cultural settings including the Middle East, West Africa, Latin America and the North Sea. He has lived and worked in a number of countries including a year with BP Egypt in Cairo and two years as President and General Manager with Canadian Nexen Yemen/East al Hajr Ltd., resident in Sana’a. His key strengths are as a team builder, negotiator, oil finder and developer, while working closely with host governments.
David rebuilt the private Madison PetroGas Ltd. following joining in 2008, raising capital and building the company by making a significant oil discovery in Egypt prior to engineering the reverse takeover merger with TSX-V listed Sea Dragon Energy Inc., to form LSE AIM listed SDX Energy Inc., where he continues as a non-executive Director. Resident in Calgary, Canada, Mr Mitchell received his B.Sc. Honours Geology from the University of London, UK and his M.Phil. Mining Engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK.