MATERIAL CHANGE REPORT
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (the “Company”)
410 - 475 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
December 29, 2009
The Company’s news release dated December 29, 2009, was disseminated by Marketwire, Incorporated on
December 29, 2009.
The Company announces the appointment of Ms. Julie Van Baarsen as Chief Financial Officer of the Company
effective January 1, 2010.
For a full description of the material change, please see Schedule “A”.
Joao Manuel, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, can be contacted at (604) 694-0021.
Dated December 29, 2009
PETAQUILLA MINERALS LTD.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Item 1. Name and Address of Company
Item 2. Date of Material Change
Item 3. News Release
Item 4. Summary of Material Change
Item 5. Full Description of Material Change
Item 6. Reliance on subsection 7.1(2) or (3) of National Instrument 51-102
Item 7. Omitted Information
Item 8. Executive Officer
Item 9. Date of Report
Per: /s/ Joao Manuel
Petaquilla Appoints Chief Financial Officer
Vancouver, BC – December 29, 2009: Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (“Petaquilla” or the “Company”) is pleased to
announce the appointment of Ms. Julie van Baarsen as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective January
Ms. van Baarsen joined the Company in January 2009 as Director of Finance and, being both knowledgeable of
the Company’s operations and possessing strong accounting and financial expertise, is the Company’s natural
choice to fill the Chief Financial Officer role. Ms. Van Baarsen, a Chartered Accountant, brings a wide range of
experience to the position having worked in various industries in both public and private companies. She is a
former audit manager of Grant Thornton LLP.
Petquilla’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Joao Manu