SOC in London
Thursday, 10 May 2018, 6 p.m., London
Energean: The New Eastern Mediterranean E&P Play
Mathios Rigas, CEO, Energean Oil & Gas
The Geological Society, Burlington House, London W1J 0BG
Complimentary Networking Reception following presentation.
This event occurred on: Thursday, 10 May 2018, 6 p.m.
Strategically focused on an increasingly active region, Energean (LSE : ENOG) is developing a $1,6 billion dollar project offshore Israel, producing from low cost assets in Greece and exploring the East Med with high impact assets in Greece, Montenegro and Israel. An emerging leader in Europe’s energy crossroads.
Mr. Rigas is a founding shareholder of Energean Oil & Gas and has been Chairman and CEO of the Group since 2007. Mr. Rigas is a Petroleum Engineer with a combination of oil & gas and investment banking experience.
Prior to setting up Energean Oil & Gas, Mr. Rigas spent 18 years in investment banking and has experience in Private Equity investments in oil & gas, project finance and shipping. Between 2001 and 2007 Mr. Rigas set up, and became the Managing Partner of, Capital Connect Venture Partners, a Greek investment fund. From 1999 until 2001, Mr. Rigas managed Piraeus Bank’s Shipping Investment Banking division.
As Vice President of Shipping, Energy & Project Finance at Chase Manhattan Bank in London (1993-1999), Mr. Rigas arranged financing in excess of US$5 billion, mainly in the oil & gas sector.
He holds a Degree in Mining and Metallurgical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and an MSc / DIC Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College.