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Description of business
Caspian Sunrise plc is a Kazakhstan based oil and gas exploration and production company established in October 2006.
Our strategy is to build a diversified portfolio of oil and gas exploration and production assets in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Presently we have one principal asset BNG together with interests in Munaily and a suspended interest in Beibars (50%). Following the completion of the Baverstock merger Caspian Sunrise has 99% interests in both the BNG and Munaily Contract Areas.
Our shares were admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market on 22 May 2007.
Board of Directors
The Company has one Non-Executive Director and two Executive Directors as follows:
|Clive Carver||Executive Chairman and Interim Chief Financial Officer|
|Kuat Oraziman||Chief Executive Officer|
|Edmund Limerick||Non-Executive Director|
The Company intends to appoint an additional non-executive Director at the appropriate time.
The Board retains full and effective control over the Company. The Company holds a Board meeting at least once per quarter, at which financial and other reports are considered and, where appropriate, voted on. Apart from regular meetings, additional meetings are arranged when necessary to review strategy, planning, operational, financial performance, risk and capital expenditure and human resource and environmental management. The Board is also responsible for monitoring the activities of the Management.
Biographical details for each of the directors can be found under the Board of Directors section.
The Board consists of three directors, one of whom is a non-executive Director. The Company intends to appoint an additional non-executive Director at the appropriate time. The Company holds at least four Board meetings each year, at which time financial and other reports are considered and, where appropriate, voted on.
Apart from regular meetings, additional meetings are arranged when necessary to review strategy, planning, operational, financial performance, risk and capital expenditure and human resource and environmental management. The Board is also responsible for monitoring the activities of the executive management team.
The Board has established the following committees:
The audit committee, which comprises Edmund Limerick and Clive Carver with Edmund Limerick acting as Chairman, determines and examines any matters relating to the financial affairs of the Company including the terms of engagement of the Group’s auditors and, in consultation with the auditors, the scope of the audit.
The audit committee receives and reviews reports from the management and the external auditors of the Group relating to the annual and interim amounts and the accounting and internal control systems of the Group. In addition it considers the financial performance, position and prospects of the Company and ensures they are properly monitored and reported on.
The remuneration committee, which comprises Edmund Limerick, Kuat Oraziman and Clive Carver, with Edmund Limerick acting as Chairman, reviews the performance of the senior management, sets and reviews their remuneration and the terms of their service contracts and considers the Group’s bonus and option schemes.
Country of incorporation
Caspian Sunrise plc, UK – Company number 5966431
Country of operation
Roxi Petroleum Kazakhstan LLC – Company number 82087-1910-TOO
The Company’s memorandum and articles of association can be viewed here:
|May 27 2010||Articles of Association|
|May 28 2009||Revised Articles of Association|
|May 27 2010||Certificate of Incorporation|
Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms
The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms.
Significant shareholders and number of securities in issue
Details of any restrictions on the transfer of securities
There are no restrictions on the transfer of securities.
Please click on the link below for access to the Company’s annual and half-year reports.
Please click on the link below to view a full list of Regulatory News Announcements (RNS).
Announcements & Alerts
|May 22 2007||Admission Document|
|May 22 2007||IPO and Admission to AIM|
|Jan 31 2008||Roxi Petroleum Admission Document|
Circulars and other documents sent to Shareholders within the past 12 months
The Board acknowledges responsibility for maintaining appropriate internal control systems and procedures to safeguard the shareholders investments and the assets, employees and the business of the Group.
The Board has established and operates a policy of continuous review and development of appropriate financial controls together with operating procedures consistent with the accounting policies of the Group.
The Board does not consider it appropriate for the current size of the Group to establish an internal audit function.
AIM Rule 21
The Directors comply with Rule 21 of the AIM Rules relating to Directors’ dealing and take all reasonable steps to ensure compliance by the Company’s applicable employees. The Company has adopted and operates a share dealing code for Directors and employees in accordance with the AIM Rules.
UK Takeover Code
The Board considers the Company to be subject to the provisions of the UK Takeover Code.
Key Contacts and Advisers
Caspian Sunrise PLC
5 New Street Square
Roxi Petroleum Kazakhstan LLP
7th floor, 152-A
Karasai Batyra St.
Republic of Kazakhstan
Nominated Adviser and Broker
WH Ireland Limited
24 Martin Lane
5 New Street Square
16 Great Queen Street
Chadbourne & Parke LLP
43 Dostyk Avenue
Link Asset Services
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Oil and Gas expert
Gaffney Cline & Associates
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