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Tangiers Petroleum appoints director, non-executive chairman

Staff writer | Perth, Australia | April 10, 2014
Tangiers PetroleumApril 10, 2014, Perth, Australia - Tangiers Petroleum Limited, an exploration company, announced the appointments of Michael Evans as non-executive chairman and Stephen Staley as non-executive director.
Mr. Evans, a Chartered Accountant based in Perth, has extensive executive and board level experience with publicly listed companies in the natural resources sector spanning 30 years.

Mr. 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. He is currently the Non-executive Chairman of ASX-listed TNG Limited.

Mr. 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 he 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.

Mr. Staley 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.