John Kopcheff

John Kopcheff has a BSc (Hons) in Geology and Geophysics. He is a geologist and geophysicist with 45 years of experience in Australia, South East Asia, USA, South America and the North Sea in exploration, production, oil field operations and management. Mr Kopcheff founded ASX-listed public company Victoria Petroleum NL (now Senex Energy) and held the position of managing director for 26 years from 1984 to 2010 where he successfully pioneered oil exploration and production on the western margin of the South Australian Cooper Basin. Under his stewardship, Victoria Petroleum discovered proved, probable and possible net oil reserves of 20 million bbls. During that time, Victoria Petroleum increased its ASX market cap from $10 million at IPO to $162 million upon his retirement.
Bio last updated 23 Sep 2017

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Total Shareholder Return as at 31/08/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
21stNex Metals Exploration340%17%
341stCape Lambert Resources9%-22%
344thElement 259%13%
455thChalice Gold Mines-3%-2%
820thWinchester Energy-75%0%
737 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


Non-Executive Chairman
Year started and most recent title

Share Transactions

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Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


82nd↑Element 25$3.1m
83rd↑Cape Lambert Resources$3.0m
84th↓Winchester Energy$2.8m
85th↑Nex Metals Exploration$2.8m
86th↑Chalice Gold Mines$2.7m
507 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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