John Towner

He is renowned for taking oil and gas industry assets from start to public listing as exemplified by companies such as Sydney Gas Ltd (director 1999-2000), Sunshine Gas Limited (2002-2003) and New Guinea Energy Ltd (2005-2008), all of which he founded and are successfully listed on the ASX. Through his private company, he acquired all the oil and gas assets of Amoco Australia and founded Sydney Gas Ltd, the first company to produce and retail gas in New South Wales from coal seams. John was also instrumental in the restructure of Anzon Investments to Anzon Energy Limited, a company that has successfully carried out oil exploration and production in South-East Asia. In 2005, John formed New Guinea Energy Ltd, focusing on oil and gas exploration and production in Papua New Guinea. New Guinea Energy listed on the ASX in December 2007.
Bio last updated 15 Sep 2018

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Executive Chairman
Triangle Energy Global
Triangle Energy Global
2009 - 201454

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/08/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
36thRaiden Resources260%-32%
186thBuru Energy43%-31%
528thTriangle Energy Global-15%-19%
573rdRox Resources-21%-25%
737 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$264k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


52nd-Raiden Resources$18.2m
53rd↑Rox Resources$17.1m
54th↑Triangle Energy Global$16.8m
56th↑Buru Energy$12.7m
507 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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