New Job … Hydrocarb Energy Corporation announced yesterday that it has officially promoted Dr Tobie Aupindi as the president of the company’s US based subsidiary, Hydrocarb Corporation. Aupindi is the former chief executive officer of Namibia Wildlife Resorts. Hydrocarb Energy Corporation is a publicly traded domestic and international energy exploration and production company targeting major underexplored oil and gas projects in emerging, highly prospective regions of the world. With exploration concessions in Africa and domestic production in Galveston Bay, it also maintains offices in Houston, Texas, and Windhoek.
“In addition to Aupindi’s international responsibility of growing Hydrocarb Corporation, he will be working with HECC and HCN’s boards to fully develop its business plan including financing activities to support the exploration of world-class reserves,” the company said in a statement. “Aupindi is a prime example of the entrepreneurial spirit. It is truly refreshing and we feel very fortunate to have such a highly trained and educated professional working with us,” said Charles Dommer, director and CEO for HCN. “We have a tremendous opportunity to build a global enterprise that will bring real value to our stakeholders. I am passionate regarding our exploration work in the Owambo basin, a critically important area of Namibia. In addition to the success we have had performing in our initial exploration period, we have developed a tremendous working relationship with the dynamic Namibian Government, in particular with the Ministry of Mines and Energy,” said Aupindi after his appointment. Aupindi holds a PhD in Global Corporate Strategies from CIM in the British Virgin Islands and a MBA from the world renowned MSM in the Netherlands.