Salamander Energy

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Salamander Energy plc
Public (LSESMDR)
Industry Energy
Founded 2005
Headquarters London, UK
Key people
Charles Jamieson, Chairman
James Menzies, CEO
Revenue $368.0 million (2012)[1]
$44.3 million (2012)[1]
$(62.3) million (2012)[1]
Parent Ophir Energy

Salamander Energy is a British-based oil and gas exploration and production business. Its activities are focused on South East Asia. It is headquartered in London and was listed on the London Stock Exchange until March 2015 when it was acquired by Ophir Energy.


The company was founded by James Menzies, Nick Cooper and Andrew Cochran in 2005. It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2006. In 2008, the company acquired GFI Oil & Gas Corporation.[2]

On March 2, 2015 Salamander Energy announced that its $492 million purchase by Ophir Energy has been finalized.[3]


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