Barry D. Lasker


Mr. Lasker has over 34 years of experience in oil and gas exploration, appraisal and development. He started his career with Esso in Sydney Australia, and two years later joined BHP Petroleum (later BHP Billiton Petroleum) in Melbourne where he progressed through a series of technical and managerial roles, primarily managing exploration projects within offshore basins in Australia and the Gulf of Mexico.

In 1996 he was appointed CEO of GHP Exploration Ltd., a publicly traded company focused on domestic and international oil exploration.  Mr. Lasker later served as CEO of Ridgeway Petroleum and Enhanced Oil Resources where the primary focus was exploitation and development of oil, gas and CO2 reserves located in West Texas and Eastern Arizona.

Barry is trained as a geologist and geophysicist and has extensive experience in prospect generation, 

seismic interpretation and oil and gas acquisitions and divestitures.

In 2017 he co-founded Baja Oil & Gas LLC focusing on conventional oil and gas exploitation using forensic exploration techniques in and around legacy oilfields in southeast Texas.