Description of the business (updated 17/01/2018)
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Description of the business
The names of the directors and biographical details (updated 25/10/2017)
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Board Directors and Board Committees (updated 12/01/2018)
The Board of Directors
The Board comprises three executive directors and five non-executive directors one of which is the chairman Mr John Bentley (non-executive Chairman). The Board is responsible to the shareholders for the proper management of the Company and meets regularly to: review trading performance, set and monitor strategy, examine acquisition and divestment possibilities; approve: major capital expenditure projects and corporate overhead costs, significant financing matters; and report to shareholders.
The Remuneration Committee is comprised of Mr Tim Read (Chairman of the Committee), Mr John Bentley, Mr Brent Cheshire, Ms Jorunn Saetre and Mr Roger Witts. The Committee assists the Board in determining the remuneration arrangements and contracts for the executive directors and senior employees.
The Audit Committee is comprised of Mr Roger Witts (Chairman of the Committee), Mr John Bentley, Mr Brent Cheshire, Mr Tim Read and Ms Jorunn Saetre. The Audit Committee reviews the Company’s accounting policies, financial reporting, internal control, compliance and risk management and maintains an objective and professional relationship with the auditors.
Terms of reference of the Committee can be found via the link below.
Audit Committee Terms of Reference
The Nominations Committee is comprised of Mr John Bentley (Chairman of the Committee), Mr Tim Read, Mr Brent Cheshire, Ms Jorunn Saetre and the Chief Executive. The Nominations Committee is responsible for considering and providing advice concerning appointments or reappointments to the Board.
Incorporation and registration details
The Company is incorporated in England and Wales no 04622251 with its registered office at 30 Crown Place, London, EC2A 4ES.
Main Country of Operation
The Company is headquartered in the United Kingdom and operates mainly in the United Kingdom and Norway.
Faroe Petroleum is subject to the rules of the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
Corporate governance and the UK Corporate Governance Code (updated 20/05/14)
The directors of Faroe Petroleum support high standards of corporate governance and comply, in so far as is practicable given the Company’s size with the UK Corporate Governance Code 2014 (the “Code”). In its annual report, the Company confirms its compliance with the Code and specifies any provisions with which its has not complied.
Current constitutional documents (updated 28/06/16)
The Company’s constitutional documents are represented by its Articles of Association.
2016 Articles of Association of Faroe Petroleum
Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms (updated 17/01/2018)
The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms.
On 21 November 2017 the Company issued a $100 million senior unsecured bond in the Nordic bond market, with a coupon of 8% and a tenor of five years with final maturity on 28 April 2023. The bonds (ISIN NO001 0811268) were listed on the Nordic ABM on 17 January 2018.
Number of securities in issue (updated 10/11/17)
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Notices of shareholder meetings (updated 15/05/2017)
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Notice of shareholder meetings
Details of any restrictions on the transfer of securities (updated 03/01/12)
There are no restrictions on the transfer of securities.
Financial information (updated 11/07/17)
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Company announcements (updated 17/01/2018)
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Admission document and circulars (updated 22/07/16)
Open Offer circular
Open Offer and Notice of General Meeting
Disclosure document (updated 15/07/2016)
Advisers (updated 06/12/2017)
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