New company added to ABI Group

The Board of ABI Holdings Ltd (AustinBridgeporth) are delighted to announce the establishment of a new company within the group. Arabian Geophysical Company LLC has been established to provide services to our growing in North African and Middle East market. The new company will provide air, land and marine exploration services to the hydrocarbon, mining, geotechnical, hydrological & hazards industries. Professor Ali Abdelaziz has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Arabian Geophysical and brings a wealth of academic and industrial experience to the AustinBridgeporth Group. Professor Ali previously held positions as Professor of Applied Geophysics at the Egyptian Nuclear Materials Authority and for the last 15 years, the Chief Operating Officer of a regional airborne service company. “We are very excited to add Arabian Geophysical to our portfolio of companies” stated AustinBridgeporth President & CEO Mark Davies. “We feel…

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. …

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…