Mr Seale brings over 30 years of experience in petroleum engineering, oilfield operations management, executive management, international banking, and startup company development. Mr Seale was previously president of Texas-based SPI Operations, where he was a founder.

Mr Seale gained international operations and development experience as vice president of operations for both Concept Energy in Colombia and Frontera Resources in the Republic of Georgia and Azerbaijan.

Paul Kirkitelos, CEO of Doral, said: The depth of experience Mr Seale brings to the rapid growth of Doral Energy will allow us to manage that growth by ensuring that our operations and engineering programs are handled effectively.