Mr Barr was appointed Managing Directors of the Company on 25 January 2005. Mr Barr is a petroleum geologist with over 30 year's experience, including 11 years with Santos. In recent years, Mr Barr has specialised in tight gas exploration, drilling and completion and is considered an expert in this field. Prior to joining Samson, Mr Barr was employed as Managing Director by Ausam Resources from 1999 to 2003 and as was the owner of Barco Exploration from 2003 to 2005.
"and as was the owner of Barco Exploration from 2003 to 2005." ?