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John Hurst

John Hurst holds a D.Phil and D.Sc in geology from Oxford University. From 76 to 82 his career started in Greenland evaluating regional geology. Subsequently he held a series of senior technical positions in both BP and Total from 1982 to 1996, specializing in carbonate petroleum systems. John was a founder and Exploration Director of London listed Indago Petroleum and became General Manager for its successor RAK Petroleum during 2004-2009. In 2010 John founded Barrus Petroleum which was acquired by Genel Energy in 2012. From 2012 to 2015 he was Head of Exploration at Genel Energy.

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