Our management team consists of a seasoned group of former Fortune 500 executives with many years of international, on-the-ground, business operating experience, and the know-how to get things done in demanding foreign and site specific environments. Long experience also provides us a thorough understanding of what commercial financiers and capital markets expect and require. We are building a sound and reliable organization operated on best oil and gas industry practices, IFRS accounting standards and international standards of environmental and social responsibility.

Richard L. McAdoo

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. McAdoo is a resident of Jakarta, Indonesia. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Geology from Texas Tech University; and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Boston University. He is registered as a Certified Petroleum Geologist and has been actively involved in the international oil and gas exploration and production business for the last 40 years, the past 30 of which have been in Indonesia. He also has experience in resource evaluation and new project origination for generation of electrical power from geothermal energy, run-of-river hydropower, and stranded gas opportunities. Prior to joining Continental in 1998, Mr. McAdoo held a variety of technical and management positions for Mobil Oil Company, Phillips Petroleum Company, Jackson Exploration, Inc., Triton Energy Corporation, Tracer Petroleum Company, and others in many regions including the North Sea, Middle East, Africa, South America, FSU and Asia.

Karsani Aulia

Director & Managing Director of PT-KKC

Mr. Aulia is a resident of Jakarta, Indonesia. He is a graduate of the Bandung Institute of Technology and received his Master’s degree in petroleum geology, cum laude, from the Colorado School of Mines in 1982. He worked for PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia (Chevron-Texaco) from 1976 until 2004. There he held various technical and operating positions including Vice President Exploration and General Manager of Resources and Production for Caltex’s onshore Minas Field, the largest oilfield in Asia with a daily production of over 200,000 BPD. From 2002 until 2004 he served on Chevron's Worldwide Asset Management Committee and its Technology Council. From 2004 to 2007 he served as the General Manager for the Coastal Plains Pekanbaru PSC a local government owned oil and gas operating company with 27,000 BOPD oil production from the Riau Province, onshore Sumatra. Between 2007 and 2015, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations and Technology for Samudra Energy Ltd. an oil and gas exploration and production company based in Jakarta and Singapore. Under his leadership, Samudra Energy had a period of successful growth to become one of the top ten hydrocarbon producing companies in Indonesia. In addition to being a director of Continental, Mr. Aulia is also the managing director of Continental's operating subsidiary, PT Kilang Kaltim Continental, based in Jakarta.

Byron Tsokas

Vice President of Business Development & Corporate Secretary

Mr. Tsokas is a resident of Calgary, Canada. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Geology from the University of British Columbia and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. He is registered as a practicing Professional Geologist (P. Geo.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and has been actively involved in the exploration and development of oil, gas and coal resources in Canada and internationally for the last 12 years. He also has experience in business development and project management for the mining, utilities and petroleum industries. Prior to joining Continental, Mr. Tsokas held a variety of technical and management positions for EnCana Corporation, Talisman Energy, TransAlta Corporation, Walter Energy, Rio Tinto Limited and Enhanced Exploration Pty Ltd.