Mr Niall McCormack

Mr Niall McCormack

Mr Niall McCormack
Vice President, Global Exploration, BHP Billiton.

Niall joined BHP in 2012 and leads the Company’s worldwide petroleum exploration campaign, with a current focus on execution and a concentration on areas with Tier 1 potential. While at BHP, he has led the capture of dominant deepwater acreage positions in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, the Gulf of Mexico, and Australia, and the completion of a seismic survey in Trinidad and Tobago that was the largest 3D seismic program ever acquired by an independent oil company. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Niall has worked at companies including BP, GNS Science, Hess Corporation and Afren Plc., holding various management positions in exploration and geoscience across the US, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Niall holds a bachelor’s degree in Geology and a PhD in Geology from Trinity College.