Gheorghe Calburean - Administrator Special

Mr. Gheorghe CĂLBUREAN

A graduate of the Faculty of “Well Driling and Exploatation of Oil and Gas Fields” of the Oil and Gas Institute in Ploiesti, Gheorghe Călburean started his career in 1983 at Romgaz R.A. – Drilling, Well Testing and Well Repairs. Between 1983 and 1995 he was engineer, head of brigade and then CEO. After Dafora was established in 1995, he held the positions of CEO and Administrator. He is currently Special Administrator of Dafora S.A.

His experience of more than 35 years in drilling and strategic management was the basis for designing and implementing efficient strategies to increase and improve the company’s performances.


Dafora is one of the few companies in Romania with a vast national and international experience, has done dozens of drilling projects for worldwide operators and has recommendations and top references. During these challenging times in this great industry Dafora has made huge efforts by hiring highly experienced people in order to provide our clients with services with maximum efficiency and optimization and communication.


Mr. Aurelian MATEI

Mr. Matei Aurelian – OM, he started from the bottom in this industry and climbed up in his career through all the positions until the one he has today. He worked with both onshore and offshore contractors, has lead Europe for Tesco Corporation as Business Manager and has worked for companies like WTF, SAIPEM, Transocean, Seadrill, Nabors and a Operator Lukoil and he has come here to face our most exigent and pretentious projects of our potential clients.



Mr. Mihai Murariu – Technical Drilling Manager with an experience of 34 years working with large operators like OMV Petrom, Petrofac etc, and now has joined our team to greet our clients with the highest professionalism.



Mr. Mircea Călburean – CFO of Dafora. In this role, he has oversight for the company finance and accounting as well as the treasury, tax, risk management and internal audit groups. Mr. Mircea Călburean works closely on Dafora’s corporate development and investor relations initiatives.

Prior to joining Dafora in 2009, Mr. Calburean served as Director at Ambient and also for Dafora Construction branch.