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Petro Matad appoints Michael Buck as CEO

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Staff Writer | Douglas, Isle Of Man | October 26, 2017
Petro MatadOctober 26, 2017, Douglas, Isle Of Man - Michael Buck has been appointed as chief executive officer of Petro Matad Limited, an oil explorer.
Mr. Buck will be appointed to the Board as soon as AIM regulatory processes have been completed.

Mr. Buck is an explorer by background and spent the first 20 years of his career with UK independent E&P company LASMO PLC, rising from graduate Geophysicist to Exploration Manager and on to Managing Director of Overseas Business Units.

Following the acquisition of LASMO Eni, Mr. Buck was appointed Managing Director of Eni's Pakistan Geographic Unit and thereafter of the Iran Geographic Unit.

He joined Salamander Energy in August 2006, was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in October 2006 and was Salamander's Chief Operating Officer until March 2015 when Salamander was acquired by Ophir Energy.

He was retained by Ophir to help with the integration of the two businesses.

Following his departure from Ophir, Mr. Buck established a new upstream E&P entity focused on S E Asia.

He has 38 years of experience in the international oil and gas industry.