Tethys Taps Chachibaia as New VP of Operations

Tethys Petroleum Limited announced the appointment of Luka Chachibaia as Vice President Operations.

Chachibaia is an experienced oil and gas engineer including some 11 years working for Schlumberger in various engineering and management positions. Starting as a field engineer with Dowell Schlumberger, 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. Chachibaia's specialisation is in oil and gas field operations management including well construction, completion and stimulation, and he has worked in many parts of the world including Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine. Chachibaia holds a Masters Diploma in Engineering Geophysics.
"We are delighted to have Luka onboard in this senior position responsible for our operations," said Dr. David Robson, President and CEO of Tethys. "Luka will be one of the key personnel involved in implementing our planned program in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. His extensive hands-on operational experience in the field and his undoubted management skills will add to the Company's already strong technical group which will enable the Company to meet its objectives."