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Staff writer | Vancouver, BC, Canada | May 13, 2015
Frank JacobsMay 13, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada - TAG Oil Ltd., an oil and gas company, announces the appointment of oil and gas executive Frank Jacobs to the post of chief operating officer.
Mr. Jacobs holds a B.Sc. Chemical Engineering degree from the Higher Technical College in Breda, Netherlands, as well as a M.Sc. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary.

Mr. Jacobs has more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry that includes operations management from concept to full-scale field development, numerous production and corporate acquisitions, and development of existing oil and gas production.

Most recently, he was based in Kuala Lumpur leading the field development, project funding and technical team for the US$135 million Ophir oil field development project offshore Malaysia. Mr. Jacobs has extensive experience in the management of production assets, as well as a long list of successful production and corporate acquisitions to his credit over the span of his career.

He has been a senior executive of public companies in Australia and Canada, including former Managing Director of Cue Energy, where he led the acquisition of several oil and gas properties in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. He also led the acquisition of numerous Australian companies including Basin Oil, Barcoo Petroleum and Esso Timor Sea Limited.

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