John Roper

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"John Roper was appointed a Director of Caithness Petroleum Limited in June 2008.

"John has been based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates since 1991 and is currently Head of Middle East, E.ON Global Commodities. He is also Chairman of the Dubai Petroleum Club.

"John has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 25 years. John spent the early part of his career working in the UK North Sea, and has since gained extensive international experience in regional company management and oil and gas operations in the Middle East, North Africa and the Caspian regions. He has worked for companies including Petro-Canada, EnCana, Cairn Energy and Neste Oy. John has a successful record of finding, negotiating and concluding sound commercial contracts with host governments and international companies. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of offshore companies.

"John has a BSc degree in Geology from Kings College, London and an MSc degree in Marine Geology and Geophysics from University College, London"[1]


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  1. Caithness Petroleum Board, organizational web page, accessed May 22, 2014.