Nick Harrison, Amerisur Resources

Moving Oil to Point of Sale

Nick Harrison, Amerisur Resources

At Supply, Demand & the Price of Oil Event
3 November 2015
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Speaker’s Biography

Nick Harrison is a graduate of Liverpool University. He is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with Arthur Andersen and held senior positions at Deloitte, Midland Bank (International) and Coopers & Lybrand. He subsequently held Board positions at a number of companies with international activities. Nick was appointed Finance Director of Amerisur Resources plc in 2007 and alongside the management team has successfully grown production capacity to 7,300 BOPD, currently restrained at 4,350 BOPD and significantly increased Amerisur’s reserves. Nick is also currently a Non-Executive Director of Ironveld plc and Kennedy Ventures plc.

Need to know

Amerisur Resources plc is an independent full-cycle exploration and production oil and gas company focused on South America, with an extensive portfolio of assets in Colombia and Paraguay. Amerisur is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. The Company’s headquarters are located in Wales, Great Britain with operational offices in Bogota, Colombia and Paraguay.

The current management team was appointed during the course of 2007 and has focused on delivering value to shareholders and taking Amerisur through to production. It has been successful in growing production capacity to 7, 300 BOPD, currently restrained at 4,500 BOPD and significantly increasing Amerisur’s reserves.


As at November 2015, Amerisur Resources has interests in the following prospects:


  • 100% of Platanillo block with light oil discoveries
  • 60% Working Interest and Operator in Put-12 block
  • 50% Working Interest in Put-30 block
  • 30% Working Interest in the CPO-5 contract
  • 49.5% Working Interest in the Tacacho contract


  • Five blocks, approximately 6.40million hectares 100% owned