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Mr Nick Mitchell Trustee


  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) A+ Certified

Nick is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the energy industry. Specialising in the South African oil and gas sector and focused on early-stage company development. He is the current Chief Operating Officer for Renergen Limited who holds the only onshore Petroleum Production Right in South Africa through their 100% owned subsidiary Tetra4. Nick, together with his partners acquired Tetra4 in 2013 and since then have developed the asset from what was once considered a stranded gas asset into a potential world class helium and natural gas reserve.  He is strong in operations, strategic and risk management. Nick currently serves as the Chairman of the Onshore Petroleum Association of South Africa (ONPASA) and has done so since March 2017. In December 2020, he was appointed as a Trustee to the Upstream Training Trust (UTT) which was established by the Petroleum Agency SA and the companies participating in the South African off and on-shore search for oil and gas. The Trust seeks to provide bursaries to eligible students who are interested in Petroleum (oil and gas) Exploration.