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Thabo Kgogo new CEO of SacOil

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Staff writer | Johannesburg, South Africa | April 30, 2014
Thabo KgogoApril 30, 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa - SacOil, an oil and gas company, announced the appointment of Thabo Kgogo as the chief executive officer, effective June 1, 2014.
Mr. Kgogo has more than 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry ranging from exploration, appraisal and development projects in upstream.

He joins SacOil from PetroSA, South Africa's national oil company, where he held the position of Vice President - Operations and recently Acting Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Kgogo was responsible for PetroSA's integrated operations, which included offshore production wells and platforms, Gas to Liquid (GTL) refinery, as well as shipping and aviation services.

Mr. Kgogo holds a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, a MSc degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of London and a PhD degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London.

Mr. Kgogo has published several international technical papers in the field of Petroleum Engineering. He was the Chairperson of the Southern Africa Chapter of the International Society of Petroleum Engineers.

He has also received a Society of Petroleum Engineer's Special award for his contribution to the field of Petroleum Engineering.