Tim Papworth, M.Sc. and D.I.C. Geophysics: B.Sc. Geology, London
As Country Manager, Tim Papworth provides invaluable knowledge and background with the Armenian project having been General Manager for Blackstairs Energy since 2007. With over 40 years of industry experience, including geophysical exploration and seismic interpretation, Mr. Papworth spearheads local activities and exploration. His experience spans the UK, North Sea, Poland, Oklahoma, Egypt, Gabon, Bangladesh, Russia, and Armenia. His work in Armenia dates back to 1994 when he was Resident Senior Geophysicist on the EU funded ‘Hydrocarbon Potential of Armenia’ project. From 1996 to 2004 he was General Manager for Armenian American Exploration Company, carrying out seismic surveys and drilling one well. From 2005 to 2006 his company Hereward Resources carried out an 18 month review of Blocks 4, 5, and 6, which led to Blackstairs Energy PLC being awarded an exploration licence for the same blocks.