Buru Energy Limited is a leading oil and gas exploration and production company based in Perth, Western Australia with a regional office in Broome. It is a dominant holder of acreage in the onshore Canning Basin, and it also holds permits in the onshore Carnarvon Basin.

 The Company’s goal is to deliver material benefits to its shareholders, the State of Western Australia, the Traditional Owners and communities of the areas in which it operates, by successfully exploring for and developing petroleum resources and by contributing to driving the energy transition in an environmentally and culturally sensitive manner.

 The company operates a Canning Basin wide portfolio of exploration permits and licences prospective for conventional and unconventional resources with working interests ranging from 40% to 100%. The company recently made a significant conventional gas and condensate discovery at Rafael 1 in the Canning Basin that has the potential to be one of Australia’s biggest onshore gas discoveries.  Its onshore Carnarvon Basin holdings are prospective for conventional oil and gas and have significant potential for carbon capture and storage activity.

 Buru also has a 50% operating interest in the producing conventional Ungani Oilfield, and exports crude oil to the Southeast Asian markets.

 In addition to its core oil and gas activity, Buru also has a number of new energy businesses in natural hydrogen, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and battery minerals through its subsidiaries 2H Resources, Geovault and Battmin respectively.


  • Eric Streitberg | Executive Chairman

    Eric has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has been the founder of numerous ASX listed energy companies including ARC Energy Limited and Discovery Petroleum which were key participants in the renaissance of the Perth Basin.

    He was a past Director and Chair of APPEA and he also chaired the APPEA Exploration and Environment Committees.

    He is a Certified Petroleum Geologist and Geophysicist and holds a BSc in Applied Geophysics.

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  • Thomas Nador | CEO

    Mr Nador is a globally experienced oil and gas executive with a track record of project delivery and performance enhancement.

    He has 27 years’ experience in various roles across the oil and gas value chain, mining and metals, pipelines, and infrastructure developments. Mr. Nador has been involved in the development of major oil and gas resources from discovery to production, managed significant pre- and post-merger integrations at an asset and corporate level, and has led large multidisciplinary and multicultural teams to deliver high value, complex and innovative programs of work

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  • Dr Kris Waddington

    Dr Waddington has experience across production, development and operational aspects of the oil and gas value chain. Kris has specific expertise integrating environmental and heritage aspects into project planning and operations, ensuring that on ground operations are executed with minimal impact on the environment and deliver benefits to local stakeholders and native title parties. Kris has an excellent understanding of the requirement and drivers of the transition to new, low carbon forms of energy.

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