Appointment of Steve Lucas as a Non-executive
Director and retirement of
14 March 2012 -Tullow Oil plc (Tullow)
is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Lucas as
a Non-executive Director of the Company with immediate
Steve Lucas was Finance Director at National Grid
plc from 2002 to 2010 and has significant expertise in
energy and power, infrastructure finance and treasury.
Previously, he worked for 11 years at Royal Dutch Shell
and for six years at BG Group, latterly as Group
Treasurer. Steve is currently a Non-executive Director of
the drilling company Transocean Ltd and retired last year
as a Non-executive Director of Compass Group plc where he
was chairman of the audit committee. It is intended that
Steve will be appointed as Chairman of Tullow's audit
committee with effect from 16 May 2012.
David Williams will retire from the Board of Tullow
and as chairman of the Audit Committee on 16 May 2012
after the Annual General Meeting. David has served as a
Director for almost six years and has been a valued
member of the remuneration and nominations committees.
The Board would like to thank him for his substantial
contribution over this period.
There are no further disclosures required under
Rule 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the UKLA and 6.6.7 of
the Listing Rules of the Irish Stock Exchange in respect
of Mr Lucas to those disclosed above.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Tullow Oil plc
(+44 20 3249 9000)
Chris Perry - Investor Relations
James Arnold - Investor Relations
George Cazenove - Media Relations
Citigate Dewe Rogerson
(+44 207 638 9571)
(+353 1 498 0300)
Tullow Group Overview
Tullow is a leading independent oil & gas,
exploration and production group, quoted on the London,
Irish and Ghanaian (symbol: TLW) stock exchanges and is a
constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. The Group has
interests in over 90 exploration and production licences
across 22 countries and focuses on four core areas:
Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America.
In Africa, Tullow has production in Ghana, Gabon,
Côte d'Ivoire, Mauritania, Congo (Brazzaville) and
Equatorial Guinea with two large appraisal and
development programmes in Ghana and Uganda. Tullow also
has exploration interests in Gabon, Côte d'Ivoire,
Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Senegal, Tanzania,
Madagascar, Namibia, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Tullow's European interests are focused on gas
in the UK Southern North Sea where it has significant
interests in the Caister-Murdoch System and the Thames
area and in the Netherlands where it has offshore gas
production, development and exploration
In South Asia, Tullow has exploration and
production in Bangladesh and exploration interests in
Pakistan. In South America, Tullow has exploration
interests in Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname.
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