2015-06-26

Appointment of Luka Chachibaia as General Director of Tethys' Kazakh Business Unit

Tethys Petroleum Limited is pleased to announce that, with effect from 01 July 2015, Mr Luka Chachibaia, currently Vice President of Operations will relocate to Almaty, Kazakhstan and take on additional responsibilities as the General Director of the Kazakh Business Unit

Mr Chachibaia joined Tethys in 2008 as Vice President of Operations and is an experienced oil and gas engineer having previously worked for 11 years at Schlumberger in various engineering and management positions. Mr. Chachibaia was recently awarded an Executive MBA from Hult International Business School and also holds a Masters Diploma in Engineering Geophysics.

John Bell, Chairman of Tethys Petroleum commented:
“We are delighted that Luka has agreed to take on this additional key role, managing not only the Company’s operations on a corporate level, but also leading the progress of one of our key assets in Kazakhstan. I am confident that Luka's extensive hands-on operational experience in the field, coupled with his excellent management skills will be invaluable in the delivery of the Company’s work programme in Kazakhstan.”

For more information please contact:

CAMARCO (Financial PR)
Billy Clegg / Georgia Mann
+44(0)203 757 4983

info@tethyspetroleum.com
www.tethyspetroleum.com

About Tethys
Tethys is focused on oil and gas exploration and production activities in Central Asia and the Caspian Region. This highly prolific oil and gas area is rapidly developing and Tethys believes that significant potential exists in both exploration and in discovered deposits.