Target Energy - Australian petroleum exploration and production company.


Directors and Management

Mr Matthew Battrick - Non-Executive Director

B.Sc. (Geology), MPESA, MAAPG, GAICD

Matthew Battrick is a graduate of the Royal Melbourne University of Technology (RMIT) and has over 36 years of international E&P exploration and development geoscience technical and management experience.His career included local and international assignments with both major and large independent oil and gas companies (LASMO, Ampolex, ExxonMobil & Eni) before joining Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL (ASX:PCL) in 2004 as Exploration Manager, then General Manager. Matthew was appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sun Resources NL (ASX:SUR) in January 2008 and served in a number of executive roles through to November 2016. He is currently the principal consultant of Battrick Oil & Gas Australia Ltd (BOGAL), providing strategic advice to the small-cap oil and gas sector.

Matthew is a Member of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia and has been a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists for 37 years. He has written or co-authored technical papers that have been published in PESA, Geol. Soc. UK, APPEA and AAPG journals and/or conference proceedings and he qualifies as a Competent Person under ASX oil & gas resource reporting guidelines. He is an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and he is currently an independent alternate director for MEC Resources (ASX:MMR). Matthew was a director of the Activ Foundation (Inc.), a Western Australian-based, non-government organisation for people with intellectual disabilities from 2001 to 2011 and he is currently serving as a Councillor for Activ.

Mr Craig Hall - Non-Executive Director

BSc (Hons) MAIG

Mr Hall is an experienced geologist with over 30 years of mineral industry experience in exploration, development and production roles in a range of commodities, principally precious and base minerals. He has held a variety of senior positions with mid-tier and junior sector resource companies within Australia and overseas.

Ms Carol New  Non-Executive Director, Company Secretary

Ms New has previously held director, company secretarial and chief financial officer positions at multiple companies across several industries. She holds a Bachelor of Business Degree and is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).


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Unit 1/24 Mumford Place
Balcatta WA  6021

P: +61 8 6241 1833
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