- Tangiers Petroleum confirms that that Eve Howell has been appointed Executive Chairman and Max de Vietri has been appointed as a Non-executive Director.

Howell (age 66) had a distinguished career with Australian petroleum exploration and production company, Woodside, where she was Executive Vice President of the North West Shelf project and Chief Executive of the North West Shelf Venture.

Prior to joining Woodside in 2006, Ms Howell was a senior executive with Apache, holding the positions of Regional Vice President at Apache Corporation and Managing Director of the Australian subsidiary Apache Energy.

Max de Vietri is widely regarded as the person who uncovered Mauritania's petroleum potential. He founded and ran the ASX-listed Baraka Petroleum Ltd, vending in an extensive package of African tenements.

Mark Ceglinski and Graham Anderson have resigned as Executive Chairman and Non-executive Director of Tangiers respectively,

At 9:30am: [LON:TPET] share price was 0p at 20.25p

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