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SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Luka Chachibaia

Vice President Operations

Clive Oliver

Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

Kenneth May

Chief Executive Officer

Luka chachibaia

Luka ChachibaiaVice President Operations

Mr. Chachibaia joined Tethys Petroleum as Vice President Operations in 2008. Mr. Chachibaia is an experienced oil and gas engineer with over 11 years working for Schlumberger in various engineering and management positions. Starting as a field engineer with Dowell Schlumberger, Mr. Chachibaia progressed to hold a variety of roles within Schlumberger including Operations Manager, Well Services for Northern Europe and Business Manager, Well Services in Libya. Mr. Chachibaia specializes in oil and gas field operations management including well construction, completion and stimulation. Mr. Chachibaia has worked in many parts for the world including Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine. In the Company he is responsible for all drilling and production operational activities and is also project manager of the Company's Kazakhstan Oil Exploration and Development team. Mr. Chachibaia holds a Masters Diploma in Engineering Geophysics.

Clive oliver

Clive OliverChief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

Clive joined Tethys from Essar, where he held the position of Director of Financial Operations and Controller of their Infrastructure business (EPC and Ports and Terminals) leading up to IPO and in Essar Energy plc, a FTSE250 integrated oil and gas and power generation business. Clive qualified as a Chartered accountant with Deloitte & Touche, Australia in 1994 before re-locating to London where he was a Senior Manager in the Financial Services Practice. Between leaving Deloitte and joining Essar, Clive held a number of senior finance positions with Charles Taylor plc, a LSE main market listed services business, including Group Financial Controller, Deputy Group Finance Director and Finance Director of the largest operating division.

Ken may

Kenneth MayChief Executive Officer

Mr. May studied at the University of Arkansas and obtained a BS in Soil Chemistry at the University of Arkansas, he later continued with his studies to obtain a Masters and teaching qualification before joining the U.S. Army. After retiring a Colonel, Mr. May worked in the Mangystau Province of Kazakhstan as a Project Manager for Holyfied Exploration Company and as President of Double Energy Company. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. May has worked closely with the new Board of Directors of Tethys Petroleum.