Eland Oil & Gas appoints Nicholas Gay to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Eland Oil & Gas PLC (AIM:ELA), an oil & gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, today confirmed the appointment of Nicholas Hugo Gay as Non-executive Director to the Board of Directors of the Company effective 22nd June 2018.

Nicholas Gay is a qualified chartered accountant and taxation specialist, and an experienced upstream executive with over 30 years’ experience in the international oil and gas industry. He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co and progressed to finance and taxation roles in the UK North Sea with LL&E and Kerr McGee.

Mr. Gay has extensive public markets experience having served in the positions of Chief Financial Officer of PetroKazakhstan, and as Chief Executive Officer of PetroLatina Energy and Bitech Petroleum. Subsequently he was CFO and then CEO of Compact GTL. Mr Gay was also a Non-executive Director of Petroceltic International and Toreador Resources.

Russell Harvey, Chairman of the Company, stated: “I am delighted to welcome Nicholas to the Eland board. He brings a wealth of industry, corporate governance and financial regulatory experience which will be both invaluable and additive as the company grows.”

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