Julian Scales is a Chartered Professionally Registered Electrical Engineer with in excess of 25 years experience which includes various engineering, mining, gas-exploration, power generation and related applications.
Mr Scales was involved in the exploration and technical aspects of Coal Bed Methane exploration in Zimbabwe – subsequently founding Kalahari Energy which resulted in the successful and first discovery of natural gas in Botswana.
He is the founder of the Kalahari Gas Corporation – a service company which, with United States OPIC finance, acquired the necessary natural-gas well-service machinery enabling the establishment of a new industry within the SADC region.
He has spent time at SANAE in the Antarctic as an Electronics Engineer / Geomagnetist with interests in atmospheric physics and in the air as a part-time commercial pilot.
In 2001 he flew a 1963 Piper Aztec from South Africa to England and thereafter to Australia acting as a support aircraft for the London – Sydney Air-race
Mr Scales currently serves as Chairman of Flying Mission – a voluntary Christian organisation which operates a fleet of aircraft serving church needs and providing Air Charter and related services within the region.
CoalBed Methane World 2009 Jakarta Speaker
Day 2 – Wednesday, March 11
14:10 Botswana – CBM Status & Project Development
CBM WORLD conference sets the stage for discussion on the technical, environmental, financial and regulatory issues affecting CBM development in Asia Pacific & across the world. The conference facilitates limitless opportunities to network with industry leaders, regulators and government officials from Asia-Pacific and the world.