Mr JOHN WHISLER, B.Sc
Managing Director - Eon NRG Limited
Mr Whisler has more than 25 years of experience in leading, developing, and implementing projects that have created value in the oil and gas industry. He has a successful-track record of managing and growing both public and private exploration and production companies. His diverse and extensive background in the US oil and gas industry covers all aspects of operations, including exploration, business development, acquisitions and divestures, corporate and project management, financial and economic analysis, field operations, production and extensive experience in drilling and completions.
Mr Whisler joined Delek Energy US and Elk Companies in July 2008 as the Vice President of Operations, was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in January of 2009, and was then promoted to Chief Executive Officer in May 2010. He served as Chief Executive Officer until 2011 when he was personally responsible for the divesture of all the US assets in multiple transactions, in order to assist the parent company in funding the new natural gas discoveries off the coast of Israel with Noble Energy. While at Delek, Mr Whisler was responsible for acquiring multiple assets in the USA, designing and implementing work-over plans and re-completions, and optimizing production in multiple mature fields.
He is also a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He has served on several non-profit company boards and advisory teams.