Charles N. O'Sullivan, B.Sc.
PositionChairman and Director
Mr. O'Sullivan founded Hemisphere in 1977. He was President of the Company from 1977 to 2001 and remains an active Director and Chairman of the Board. From 1977 to 1983 and under Mr. O’Sullivan’s direction, the Company participated in 86 successful oil and gas wells in the U.S.A., including the deep Tomcat #1 well. At the time, this well, in the Anadarko Basin, Oklahoma, was the biggest gas well ever drilled in the continental U.S.A. Mr. O’Sullivan also founded Northern Continental Resources Inc. in 1986, to explore for uranium in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. He served as Chairman until the company was merged with Hathor Exploration Limited in 2009. Subsequently, the merged company was purchased by Rio Tinto for $640 million in 2011. Mr. O'Sullivan graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in geophysics in 1965.