Treaty Energy Makes Managerial Changes to Better Streamline Operations in Belize and to Restart Drilling Operations on San Juan #3 after Supreme Court Ordered Injunction against the Government of Belize
NEW ORLEANS, May 7, 2013 -- Treaty Energy Corporation (OTC: TECO) (www.treatyenergy.com), a growth-oriented international energy company, is pleased to announce a new operational structure for its subsidiary company, Treaty Belize Energy, Ltd., along with the recommencement of drilling operations in Belize.
Treaty Energy Corporation’s CEO, Andrew Reid, announced that Mr. Max Mohamed has been appointed to be the President and CEO of Treaty Belize Energy, Ltd.
Mr. Mohamed is a Geologist and has been overseeing Treaty Energy’s exploration for oil in Belize, pertaining to the two hundred thousand acres of Princess Petroleum’s onshore concession. Treaty Belize Energy has drilled three wells so far on the concession, the San Juan #1, San Juan #2 and San Juan #3. While in the process of drilling on San Juan #3, a Supreme Court Ruling was issued towards the Government of Belize, concerning several offshore concessions, including the Princess Petroleum Concession. Two of these offshore concessions included a small acreage of onshore, one of which is the Princess Petroleum Concession.
Due to the Supreme Court ruling, Treaty Belize Energy temporarily suspended its drilling efforts on the San Juan #3. Treaty wanted to consult with its Legal Council in Belize and wait for the Government of Belize to issue a statement. On May 5, 2013, Prime Minister Barrow made statements to local media regarding the Supreme Court ruling. Based on the legal opinion Treaty Energy received from Princess Petroleum’s legal counsel and the statement made by Prime Minister Barrow, Treaty has made the decision to recommence drilling of the San Juan #3 well.
Treaty Energy Corporation’s CEO, Andrew Reid, stated, “I am extremely pleased that Max has accepted the position of President and CEO of Treaty Belize Energy, Ltd.” Mr. Reid further stated, “I look forward to working with Mr. Mohamed as Treaty Belize Energy, Ltd. continues its efforts in Belize and the possibility to explore other opportunities in other Central American and Caribbean regions as well.”
For more information on Max Mohamed, please visit Treaty Energy Corporation’s website at: http://www.treatyenergy.com/news/teco-belize-appointment.
Max Mohamed was an independent oil and gas consultant and partner in three small independent oil and gas companies with assets in U.S. South Texas, (primarily the Austin Chalk), Central Oklahoma, and North East Kansas.
His prior positions include Vice President at Stonegate Operators where he was responsible for production and development of assets in the Austin Chalk and San Miguel plays in South Texas. Prior to his position at Stonegate, Max served as a Geologist at Knight Energy where he was responsible for evaluating and developing assets in the Fort Worth Basin/Bend Arch plays in Stephen and Eastland counties. He has also worked on projects in the Permian Basin (West Texas and New Mexico) and the Barnett Shale of North/Central Texas. Max also worked for several mudlogging companies including Core Laboratories and NL Baroid in the Permian Basin areas, and recently for Alpha Mudlogging and Advanced Geological Services in the Barnett Shale play of North Texas. Positions include wellsite consulting as well as mudlogging.
Max uses Landmark, Petrel, Petra, Drillinginfo and a variety of geoscience applications to integrate data into comprehensive, consistent interpretations. Max has worked on reserves evaluations, exploration assessments, reservoir characterization studies, property valuations, equity determinations, and data room projects.
He has extensive experience in probabilistic resource estimation and risk analysis and frequently evaluates prospects individually and at the play or company portfolio level. Max has frequently worked with direct hydrocarbon indicators, including Digital Spectral Satellite Imaging (micro-seepage) techniques.
Max studied Geology at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas and at the University of Texas at the Permian Basin (UTPB) in Odessa, Texas. He also received a diploma from Jones International University where he studied Negotiations and Conflict Management.
Max completed technical training in Hydrocarbon Well Logging (Mudlogging) at Core Laboratories, and Oracle PL/SQL at Oracle Corporation.
About Treaty Energy Corporation
Treaty, an international energy company, is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas. Treaty acquires and develops oil and gas leases which have "proven but undeveloped reserves" at the time of acquisition. These properties are not strategic to large exploration-oriented oil and gas companies. This strategy allows Treaty to develop and produce oil and natural gas with tremendously decreased risk, cost and time involved in traditional exploration.
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