Board and Management
The Board and Management team of Tangiers Petroleum Limited have significant oil and gas, corporate finance and public company experience.
Ms Eve Howell
Ms Howell is an experienced explorationist, executive and company director having worked over 40 years in the oil and gas industry.
Ms Howell had previous senior roles with Woodside Energy Ltd and Apache Energy Ltd. With the former, she
was Executive Vice President Northwest Shelf as well as CEO of the North West Shelf Project (Australia’s largest resource project). She worked for 17 years for Apache Energy in senior roles in exploration and business development and as Managing Director.
Ms Howell holds a B.Sc in Geology & Mathematics and an MBA. She is also a Non-executive Director of ASX
listed Downer EDI Ltd and Mermaid Marine Australia Ltd.
Mr Brent Villemarette
Mr Villemarette is a petroleum engineer with more than 29 years experience in the oil and gas industry, both domestic and international. His experience spans a wide range of disciplines including exploration, development, operations, marketing, acquisitions and new ventures.
He is presently Chief Operations Officer for Transerv Energy Limited, an ASX listed company actively engaged in commercialising the large undeveloped Warro tight gas field in the northern onshore Perth Basin.
Prior to this he held roles of International Reservoir Engineering Manager for New Ventures with Apache Corporation based in Houston, Texas and Reservoir Engineering Manager for Apache Energy Limited based in Perth.
Mr Max de Vietri
Max is a graduate geologist with 38 years of international experience. He has been instrumental in finding and
championing the evaluation of significant hydrocarbon and mineral discoveries.
He is an Officer of the National Order of Merit for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, awarded in recognition of his inaugural efforts in starting the petroleum industry in Mauritania. Max is the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Mali in Perth, awarded in recognition for his successful efforts in establishing the country as a petroleum province.
Max has a Graduate Diploma in Business and is a Master in International Relations. He is currently completing a research doctorate in Political Science.
Mrs Margaret Hildick-Pytte
Director of Exploration
Mrs Hildick-Pytte has a strong geological background, both commercially and academically, including roles as Senior Geologist for INPEX and Senior Geologist and Technology Coordinator for Chevron.
Areas worked include The USA, West Africa, India, China, Philippines, Venezuela, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, North Sea, and the Barrow, Browse, Bonaparte, and Perth basins in Australia.
She is a founding member of the AAPG affiliated Society for Organic Petrology and holds a BSc and MSc in Geology. Margaret is currently undertaking an MSc in Petroleum Engineering at the University of New South Wales.
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