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Vasile Frank Timis (Frank)

Date of Birth: 28/01/1963
Place of Birth: Borsa, Romania


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Big promises abroad, more worries at home

1 billion takeover bid for Canada’s Nexen this month, to get access to its properties in North America, Europe and Nigeria, and Frank Timis’s African Petroleum was in talks with PetroChina to sell off stakes in its West African exploration acreage...


Feast ore famine

At least that is what the controversial British-based mining entrepreneur Vasile Frank Timis, owner of African Minerals Limited (AML), told the Sierra Leonean government...

SISG sent at least two delegations to the government with the aim of removing Frank Timis from the picture...


Not so golden jubilee

The cash-strapped government now pegs its hopes on future proceeds from the operations of Vasile Frank Timis’s African Minerals Limited, which is set to begin export of iron ore in November this year (AC Vol 51 No 25)...


Not so fast, Frank

Businessman Vasile Frank Timis, the Chairman of African Minerals Limited (AML), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese partners to develop a project that has already been awarded to another company...

Frank Timis had the reputation of something of an unstoppable force in Sierra Leone before the government signed a MoU with United States-based Joule Africa for the development of the second stage of the Bumbuna hydroelectric dam...


Iron constitutions required

One of the wealthiest and most controversial businessmen in Britain, Vasile Frank Timis, has brought over $300 million of Chinese finance to Sierra Leone’s Tonkolili district to exploit what he claims is the biggest iron ore mine in the world (AC Vol 49 No 8)...


Frank Timis

Vasile Frank Timis, a London-based, Romanian-Australian businessman, is the chairman of African Minerals, the mining company with rights to what may be one of Africa's largest iron ore deposits...


From cowboys to corporates

The Anti-Corruption Commission called in the previous Minerals Minister after he accepted a trip to Romania with Vasile Frank Timis of African Minerals (AC Vol 50 No 4)...


Rich resources, little investment

African Minerals is headed by Vasile Frank Timis, a Romanian who was convicted for dealing heroin in 1990 and 1994 in Australia, has encouraged investment in a Greek oil-find that turned out not to exist and has flown the Sierra Leonean Mines Minister to Romania...

Frank Timis is well connected...


Big oil, dear oil, new oil

Regal Petroleum, founded by convicted heroin dealer Frank Timis, pulled unprofitably out of its joint venture, fearing re-examination of previous exploration awards...


Diamond diagnosis

SLDC is controlled by Timis Diamond Corporation, owned by Frank Timis, Chairman of Regal Petroleum, which has oil and gas properties in Egypt, Ukraine, Greece and Romania...


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