Bridgeporth Welcomes New Chief Scientist Dr. Gary Barnes

Bridgeporth is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Gary Barnes to their team in the position of Chief Scientist. With over 17 years of experience as a scientist, physicist, and geophysical software engineer, Gary brings exceptional expertise to Bridgeporth. Gary is a founding member of a high-end technology airborne data acquisition company and served as their former Senior Geophysical Software engineer, where he developed innovative algorithms and software for airborne geophysical data. Previously Gary worked as the senior project engineer for Oxford Instruments, developing analytical and numerical techniques to model the magnetic fields around superconducting components. Gary has had an illustrious career in the geological sciences, having pioneered a superconducting gravity gradiometer prototype for the European Space Agency and acting as author and reviewer for journals in the field of geophysics. As an expert in gravity gradiometry (also known…

Bridgeporth Sponsors “Finding Petroleum: Leading Edge Exploration in Africa” Conference

Bridgeporth is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring in part the “Finding Petroleum: Leading Edge Exploration in Africa” Conference on March 26th, 2014. Bridgeporth places a high value on sponsoring the kind of quality discussions and technical presentations for which Finding Petroleum is known. The one day event focuses on innovation in African exploration, a field in which Bridgeporth has industry-leading expertise. The event focuses on where innovations might they be found; what are the key exploration themes; what new technologies do we need? Some ‘hotspots’ might be: Shale oil/shale gas: Are the most promising rocks the Silurian ‘hot shale’ of North Africa and, at the opposite end of the continent, the Karoo of South Africa? East African oil: Can the oily rift plays of Uganda and, now, Kenya be extended to the north, into Ethiopia, and to the…

Check out our ad in GeoExpro!

Bridgeporth has an ad in this month’s GeoExpro magazine. Follow the link below to check it out! b1113d_bridgeporth_ad_for_GEO_ExPro_PR To read the full version of GeoExPro, please click here: GeoExpro Magazine    

Bridgeporth to Attend 2014 NAPE EXPO in Houston, TX

Bridgeporth is pleased to announce its upcoming attendance at the 2014 Nape Expo in Houston, Texas, from February 4-7th. NAPE International is a destination for building partnerships and facilitating oil and gas deals face-to-face. NAPE is the leader in prospect exposition and capital sourcing for oil and gas exploration. Its venue brings prospects, capital providers and vendors under one roof to network, provides  economic benefit to the participants and promotes all aspects of different countries with oil and gas exploration, mining and extractive natural resource business. NAPE offers an exhibit hall dedicated to one thing – getting deals done.  The NAPE experience is dedicated to high-level networking and bringing together the prospectors, the investors, and the vendors.  Winter NAPE is the largest forum; from networking to deal-making, NAPE is “Producing Prospects.” If you plan on attending NAPE and would like to…

Bridgeporth to Attend INDABA Conference in Cape Town

  Press Release: Bridgeporth to Attend African Mining Indaba   Bridgeporth is pleased to announce its upcoming attendance and exhibition at Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa on February 3-6, 2014. For more than 19 years, the Investing in African Mining Indaba in collaboration with its partners in South Africa and the African continent, have channeled billions of dollars into the African mining value chain. The Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s largest mining investment conference, the world’s third largest mining conference, and Africa’s largest mining event. Global professionals including key mining analysts, fund managers, investment specialists, and governments clearly define Mining Indaba as their preferred venue for obtaining the most current economic and mining developments from the world’s leading experts on African mining. Bridgeporth will have a stand (#360) at the Cape Town International Convention Center. …

Bridgeporth Welcomes New VP of Sales, Derric Richardson

Bridgeporth is pleased to announce the addition of Derric Richardson to their executive team in the position of Vice President of Sales. With over 17 years of experience as a geophysical service provider in the petroleum exploration industry, Richardson brings strong management skills and a proven ability to increase sales in the competitive oil and gas sector. Derric has worked as the Business Manager and most recently, the International Marketing and New Ventures Manager for Tesla Exploration Ltd., a specialist geophysical firm with a wide client base across the oil, gas, mineral, and civil engineering industries.  He has had a truly comprehensive background in the seismic and geophysical industry, getting his start as a young man in the field before turning his sights to a sales role in 2005. Over the last 9 years in his previous role, Richardson built…

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Namibia: Hydrocarb Energy uses Bridgeporth for magnetics survey in Namibia

Hydrocarb Energy Corp has announced the start of a high-resolution gravity and magnetics survey over its exploration concession in the Owambo Basin in northern Namibia. The survey will be flown by UK-based Bridgeporth and will cover Blocks 1714A, 1715, 1814A, 1815A. The 21,200 sq km (5.3 million acre) concession extends from the northern border of Etosha Park to Angola, an area approx. the size of Massachusetts. Read the whole story here at Energy-pedia>

Private Equity Firm Frontier Resource Group Invests in Bridgeporth Ltd.

Frontier Resource Group (FRG), a private equity group that focuses on natural resource development in emerging markets, has completed an investment for a controlling stake in Bridgeporth Ltd. Bridgeporth was founded by the former ARKeX Chief Scientist Dr. Mark Davies in 2011 to provide specialist geoscientific services to national and international operators in oil and gas exploration and mining industries. Beyond its capital investment, FRG aided Bridgeporth in establishing an internal security and logistics division. The addition rounded out Bridgeporth’s integrated data acquisition service that is among the first of its kind, allowing for the turnkey provision of geophysical data in some of the world’s most austere environments. As its clients increasingly expand into frontier exploration markets, Bridgeporth provides the unique ability to combine state of the art geoscience solutions with advanced geopolitical acumen, security, and logistical capabilities. “Bridgeporth’s unmatched…

Bridgeporth Establishes East African Aircraft Operating Division and Maintenance Facility

Bridgeporth has recently scaled up its African headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya with the addition of a fully operational Aircraft Operating Division and Maintenance Facility. Bridgeporth can draw on wholly owned Kenyan flagged aircraft for easy deployment, data acquisition, and resupply services anywhere on the African continent. In addition to its aircraft division and maintenance facilities, it has access to a flotilla of construction and trucking partners for rapid base camp and airplane hangar establishment.