Michael Jones

Director, Business Development and Technology,
Fortune Oil

Michael is currently Director of Business Development and Technology at Fortune Oil. He joined Fortune Oil in 2010. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of business development for Fortune Oil as well as providing strategic direction. He is also the company lead on HSE accountable to the Board of Directors and on all initial discussions with the key shareholders of China Gas Holdings and established the key sources of value which will be realized by both parties through the transaction. Key projects: China Gas Holdings M&A transaction (US$400 million) / Armenia Iron ore project management exploration to Basic Engineering (US$40 million) / LNG Ship refuelling terminal - feasibility study to construction / Unconventional Gas - Coal Bed Methane project exploration to operations

Prior to Fortune Oil Michael was with BP for 24 years on various technical, operational, project and commercial roles at senior management level including:

  • General Manager , BP Clean Energy Commercialisation Centre | BP Alternative Energy China
  • Director BP Coal Conversion | BP Alternative Energy China
  • Project Manager, Biofuels, BP London, October 2005 – December 2007
  • General Manager (Gas and Power), BP London | July 1998 – September 2005

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