Jim Farnsworth is an energy sector executive with 35 years of international and North American operating experience. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Farnsworth was a co-founder and President of Cobalt International Energy, a deepwater focused E&P company where he led Cobalt’s exploration and appraisal programs in West Africa and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Farnsworth also served as the Senior Vice President with British Petroleum (“BP”) responsible for all global exploration, appraisal, business development and exploration technology activities. Mr. Farnsworth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Indiana University and a Master’s degree in Geology from Western Michigan University.
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