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Woburn Energy names Syed Abedi non-executive chairman

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London, United Kingdom - August 22, 2013, London, United Kingdom - Woburn Energy, an oil and gas company, announces the appointment of Syed Abedi as non-executive chairman of the company.

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Mr. Abedi has more than 38 years international oil industry experience. In 1972 he joined Royal Dutch Shell International Oil Company as a senior geophysicist where he worked in various senior technical and managerial roles for more than 26 years. The geographical scope of his career has spanned Europe, the Far East, the Middle East and North and West Africa.

After taking early retirement from Shell Mr. Abedi set up an exploration and development consultancy company, Zawiyah Associates. He later co-founded Gulf of Guinea Energy (GOGE) where he managed all technical and managerial activities and is also a co-founder of Bonavista Energy with its main assets in Nigeria.

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