Tangiers Petroleum Limited appointed Michael Evans as Non-executive Chairman and Dr Stephen Staley as Non-executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.
Evans was the founding Executive Chairman of ASX oil and gas explorer FAR Limited, a position he held from 1995 until his resignation in April 2012.
Under his stewardship, FAR established and built up an extensive international oil and gas portfolio spanning Africa, North America, China and Australia – with industry partners including Amoco, Shell, BHP, BP, Exxon, CNOOC, Woodside and Santos, amongst others. Evans is currently the Non-executive Chairman of ASX-listed TNG Limited.
Dr Stephen Staley has 30 years of management and technical experience in the European, African and Asian oil, gas and power sectors, including with Conoco and BP. More recently Stephen was founding Managing Director of upstream start-ups Fastnet Oil & Gas plc and Independent Resources plc and a Non-executive Director of Cove Energy plc. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society, holds a BSc (Hons.) in Geophysics from Edinburgh University, a PhD in Petroleum Geology from Sheffield University and an MBA from Warwick University.
Press Release, April 09, 2014