Professor Peter Moore

Peter Moore

Professor Peter Moore is a senior oil and gas executive and has over 30 years of industry experience in large operating companies, including ExxonMobil and Woodside Petroleum Ltd. Professor Moore was the Executive Vice-President for Exploration from 2009 to 2013 for Woodside Energy Ltd (Australia’s largest dedicated oil and gas company) where he led the company’s worldwide exploration efforts with an annual budget of roughly $0.5B. Prior to Woodside, he was head of Global Studies for ExxonMobil in Houston.

He is a successful explorer, being involved in numerous hydrocarbon discoveries throughout Australia and overseas, with the most famous being the giant Pluto gas discovery that resulted in a $15B LNG development and the giant Calliance discovery that will underpin a future LNG development of Woodside’s Browse fields (both while VP Exploration Australia at Woodside).

Professor Moore was the Executive Vice-President for Exploration from 2009 to 2013 for Woodside Energy Ltd (Australia’s largest dedicated oil and gas company) where he led the company’s worldwide exploration efforts with an annual budget of roughly $0.5B. Prior to Woodside, he was head of Global Studies for ExxonMobil in Houston.

Professor Moore joint the Curtin Business School (CBS) in April 2014 & works part time as Professor & Executive Director Strategic Engagement. As part of his role at the Curtin Business School he is involved in reviewing the Faculty’s strategic plans, as well as developing CBS’s relationships and partnerships with key interest groups including industry, government and research bodies both in Australia and overseas. With Professor Moore’s prior experience, he is also helping guide Curtin University’s strategy around oil & gas.

Professor Moore continues to run his own consultancy company (Norris Strategic Investments Pty Ltd) focussed on Australian and global oil and gas E&P. His clients have included multi-billion dollar Australian and international corporations.

Professor Moore is qualified with a BSc (Hons1), PhD and MBA, is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds the following positions:

Non-Executive Director, Carnarvon Petroleum Limited
Non-Executive Director, Central Petroleum Limited
Chair, Earth Sciences WA (ESWA) Board
Member, Curtin University Science and Engineering Advisory Board
Director, Peter & Elizabeth Moore Foundation