Mr. Guy T. Goudy
Mr. Guy Goudy is responsible for senior management, development team oversight, and investor relations and operations oversight. Having joined the Board of Directors in 2009, Mr Goudy has served as the President of Fremont Petroleum’s fully owned North American subsidiary, AusCo Petroleum Inc since 2009.
Mr. Goudy has been instrumental in driving the business operations forward with a firm focus on building the business around a world class engineering team, large acreage positions and control of assets through high ownership positions and operatorship. In 2010 together with Dr Mark Hart, Goudy shifted the businesses focus towards non-conventional oil and gas exploration in North America.
He studied at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), where he holds various formal qualifications in Business Studies. In 2013 Goudy joined the Colorado School of Mines where he completed course works in Mineral Economics and currently enrolled in UOP and advanced studies. Prior to his work with Fremont Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Goudy worked in the financial services sector and was an authorized representative with a leading stock broking and financial advisory firm.
Mr. Timothy B. Hart
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Mr. Hart joined the Fremont management team in 2011 as the General Manager of the Eastern Business Unit. After successfully driving production to an all time high through numerous lease acquisitions and production enhancements he was promoted to Vice President. Through his efforts in this role he was successful in transitioning the Eastern Business Unit from a gas exploration business into a cash flow positive oil and gas producer. In 2015 Mr. Hart was promoted to Fremont’s Chief Operating Officer where he was responsible for the performance and development of Fremont’s oil and gas portfolio spanning across Colorado, Kentucky, Mississippi and Texas. After his contribution to the successful transformation of the company into a very low cost, highly productive, “do it yourself” drilling and exploration company, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in 2016.
Mr. Hart has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Penn State University (PSU) with an extensive professional history in business and technology. He has held numerous senior level management positions with expertise in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Technical Project Management, Vendor Management, Contract Negotiation, Operational Efficiency, Process Development, and Budget Development & Compliance.
Mr. Hart brings a strong management, engineering and technology background to the Oil and Gas Industry and has worked with numerous local vendors to improve their processes and service offerings to accommodate the enhanced technical, safety and environmental requirements of our business.
In addition to his direct oversight of the activities in the company, Mr. Hart serves on the Board of Directors for both Fremont Petroleum Corporation, Ltd. and Kentucky Exploration, LLC.
Mr. Stuart Middleton
Mr. Stuart Middleton has joined the Fremont Petroleum Corporation board of directors as a non-executive director based in Sydney. Stuart has recently returned to Australia from a 10 year assignment in China where he lived and was the Group Executive for TDS, Banpu Plc, Asian Energy Company with assignments in China, Mongolia, Indonesia, Australia and Thailand living in the Henan and Shanxi provinces of the Peoples’ Republic of China. Mr. Middleton has also worked in the USA, Indonesia and Columbia. During his time in China he was highly involved with oil and gas, in both conventional and unconventional drilling for CBM and oil/gas; he advised both government and a major Asian Energy group relating to Asian American Gas Company, extensive JV vertical and multi-lateral directional wells as well as technology transfer from oil/gas to underground degas directional drilling and degas to mitigate dangerous outburst challenges. Australian by background, Stuart has a Bachelor’s degree in engineering and a Master’s Commerce degree with double majors in Finance and Technology Management from The University of Sydney. He is a chartered professional engineer. Stuart was the general manager of the Baal Bone operation in Lithgow, Australia and served on the Oakbridge board in Sydney and the Queensland North Goonyella Pty. Ltd board in Mackay.
Mr. Middleton also has a strong background in strategic planning and financial strategy. In addition he has been engaged as a “Specialist Expert” for major companies and has prepared, or had input into, many Due Diligence and Valuation reports. A particular strength being acutely tuned to operations, technical and developing the underlying fundamental value of resources with 37 years of hands-on planning, operating / improvement and management experience.
Mr. Middleton has diversified experience in contractor mining in minerals and has been involved in successful negotiations for major international mining contracts in Indonesia and Colombia.
“Stuart’s international energy background, strong Asian presence, and worldwide experience of some 37 years in energy, finance, technology, and commerce will bring additional technical and business expertise to Fremont Petroleum’s shareholders”, stated Dr. Mark Hart.
Mr. Andrew Blow
Andrew Blow joins the board of Fremont Petroleum as a non-executive director based out of Sydney, Australia. The appointment follows more than 10 years’ experience working in media, government and public affairs.
Andrew specialises in the provision of high-end strategic advice to Government and his services have been utilised extensively by some of Australia’s most senior decision makers, including the Premier and Prime Minister.
He has experience managing public engagement on Government policies with a particular focus on infrastructure and major projects.
As part of his duties, Andrew has led a team of highly motivated industry experts in shaping public discourse on a range of domestic and global issues.
Andrew has lived in both the Middle East and South East Asia and as a journalist in the Arab Gulf covered some of the major news stories of the time, including the Egyptian revolution, the battle for Libya and the war in Syria.
While a senior producer for one of Australia’s largest commercial television networks, Andrew had editorial responsibility for news output and was charged with management of scarce resources including camera crews and live assets.
Andrew has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Charles Sturt University in New South Wales.