Carl Scharpf joined the company in November 2015 as Exploration & Geoscience Vice President. He has 26 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and a proven track record of exploration success around the world. He has significant experience in China, Indonesia, Trinidad, Australia, Egypt, Russia, Vietnam, the Gulf of Mexico as well as other parts of the world. Recently, Mr. Scharpf was the Offshore Gulf of Mexico Exploration Manager for Apache Corporation in Houston, USA. He held a similar position at Murphy Oil that was preceded by a role as Indonesia Exploration Manager for Marathon Oil in Jakarta Indonesia. Additionally, he held Management and Technical positions at Burlington Resources, Union Texas Petroleum, and Amoco.
Mr. Scharpf holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from Rider University and a Master of Science Degree in Geology from the University of Cincinnati. He has taken Advanced Management Classes at the Southern Methodist University. He is a Professional Geologist in the State of Texas and a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.