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Tethys Petroleum Strengthens Senior Team

Tethys Petroleum (LON:TPL, TSE:TPL) is strengthening its senior team with the appointment of Clive Oliver as vice president, finance.

He joins from London listed Essar Energy (LON:ESSR), where he held the position of director of financial operations.

Before that he was with Charles Taylor PLC (LON:CTR) and worked in accountancy with Deloitte & Touche.

Tethys' chief financial officer, Bernard Murphy, said: "The appointment of Clive is a most welcome addition to our team and further strengthens it following Denise Lay's promotion to deputy chief financial officer.

"As vice president finance, Clive will be a key figure in managing and developing the finance function within our expanding company.

"His extensive accounting experience both within the oil and gas industry and elsewhere will be a welcome addition to the company's existing accounting resource."

Tethys is an oil and gas exploration and production company working in the Republics of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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