What We Do
Who We Are
Independent E&P Co.
Cheiron is an independent exploration and production company focusing on revitalizing and optimizing production at medium-sized mature fields. Our interests span the range of oil and gas upstream activity — from exploitation to full field development planning and operations.
From its robust base in the Egyptian mature fields region, Cheiron is actively expanding into international markets in need of its particular brand of expertise, with operations and assets in Mexico and Romania.
Meet the Team
Cheiron is led by a team of local and international industry veterans who bring years of oil & gas experience to the table.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Thomas is a seasoned oil and gas industry professional with over 35 years of experience in the sector. He started his career as a petroleum engineer with Conoco, working in the UK and Dubai before moving into reservoir engineering and asset management positions. Subsequently, he joined Lasmo where he became the Group GM Operations and, following the company’s acquisition, held three regional Vice President roles with Eni managing the North Sea, Russia/Asia/Australia and West Africa asset portfolios. Subsequently, David has served on the Board of various public companies including as the President and COO of Centurion Energy, CEO of Melrose Resources and COO of Petroceltic International. He is currently acting as a Non-Executive Director on the Gulf Keystone Board. He has a BSc in Mining Engineering from Nottingham University and an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College.