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Finder Exploration Pty Ltd (Finder) is a successful private oil and gas company whose people deliver opportunity through knowledge, data & technology.



Latest News


  • AC/P 61 New Permit June 23, 2016

    Finder is delighted to report that is has added a new and highly prospective Exploration Permit to the portfolio – AC/P 61. Please click here to see an overview of the Permit

  • Support of Earth Science Western Australia June 21, 2016

    Finder is delighted to continue its Bronze level support to Earth Science Western Australia (ESWA). The role of ESWA is to support the teaching of earth science in schools by developing teaching and learning resources, providing professional development for teachers, presenting at schools and assisting with field experiences for students. For more information about ESWA please click here.

  • Craig M. Gumley presented at the 2016 PESA Deal Day June 5, 2016

    Craig M. Gumley presented at the 2016 PESA Deal Day. Click here to download his presentation – “Finder Exploration – A portfolio of possibility”

  • Finder hands over the baton to Quadrant in the Bedout Sub-Basin May 3, 2016

    Finder hands over the baton to Quadrant in the Bedout Sub-Basin. Finder has entered into a sales and purchase agreement with Quadrant Oil Australia Pty Ltd for its entire acreage holding in the Bedout Sub-basin. For more details please click here.

  • Craig M. Gumley presented at the 2016 SEAPEX farmout forum April 8, 2016

    Craig M. Gumley presented at the 2016 SEAPEX Farmout Forum on 8 April 2016. Click here to download his presentation – “Finder Exploration – A portfolio of possibility”

  • CEO Shane Westlake was interviewed by Energy Boardroom March 15, 2016

    Our CEO Shane Westlake was interviewed by Energy Boardroom. To view Shane’s interview please click here.

  • Shane Westlake appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Finder Exploration January 14, 2016

    Shane Westlake appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Finder Exploration following Jan Ostby’s decision to step down as Managing Director. Please click here for the detailed announcement including the realignment of management roles within Finder.



External Presentations
Craig M. Gumley presented at the 2016 PESA Deal Day on 5 June 2016. Click here to download his presentation – “Finder Exploration – A portfolio of possibility”

Craig M. Gumley presented at the 2016 SEAPEX Farmout Forum on 8 April 2016. Click here to download his presentation – “Finder Exploration – A portfolio of possibility”

Craig M. Gumley presented at the 2016 APPEX Conference on 1 March 2016. Click here to download his presentation – “a feast of North West Shelf Opportunities”




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