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Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) Plc - Board Changes

/ Index: AIM / Epic: EOG / Sector: Oil & GasEuropa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc

12 March 2020

(‘Europa’ or ‘the Company’)Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc

Board Changes

, the and focused oil and gas exploration, development and production company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr to the Board of the Company as an independent Non-Executive Director.  , who is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Reabold Resources plc (AIM: RBD), replaces independent Non-Executive Director , who is stepping down from the Board after twelve years of service. The Board changes are effective immediately. Following these changes, Brian O’Cathain, who has served as independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since , has been appointed Senior Independent Non-Executive Director.Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plcUKIrelandStephen WilliamsMr WilliamsRoderick CorrieJanuary 2018

Since , has held the position of Co-CEO of Reabold Resources, an AIM traded, upstream oil & gas company focused on investing in late stage upstream opportunities.  At Reabold, has played a leading role in raising capital, building a diversified portfolio of investments in the , and the US and, since , the company’s participation in nine wells, eight of which have resulted in discoveries.  Prior to Reabold, held various positions within both the energy and financial sectors including as a fund manager at and, between 2010 and 2016, as an investment analyst at M&G focused on energy and resources.  Between 2005 and 2010, worked as an energy investment analyst for and from 2003 to 2005 as an analyst at ExxonMobil.October 2017August 2018Mr WilliamsMr WilliamsMr WilliamsMr WilliamsUKRomaniaGuinness Asset ManagementSimmons & Company International

“Stephen’s appointment to the is well timed.  His proven track record at Reabold in sourcing, securing and participating in upstream appraisal opportunities, which have subsequently generated multiple discoveries, will prove invaluable to Europa. Our portfolio currently includes three producing fields in the , the Wressle development project in and high impact exploration offshore and , including our flagship 1.5tcf Inishkea gas prospect which lies close to the producing Corrib gas field in the . I look forward to working closely with Stephen and the rest of the team, as we look to advance our asset base and generate value for our shareholders.,Simon OddieInterim Chief Executive Officerand Executive Chairmanof Europa, said:Board of EuropaEast MidlandsLincolnshireIrelandMoroccoSlyne Basin

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Roderick for his contribution to Europa over the years.  I, along with the other members of Europa’s Board, wish him all the best for the future.”

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Notes

has a diversified portfolio of multi-stage hydrocarbon assets that includes production, exploration and development interests, in countries that are politically stable, have transparent licensing processes, and offer attractive terms. In 2019 Europa produced 91 boepd. Its highly prospective exploration projects include the Wressle development in the (targeting production start-up in 2020 at 500 bopd gross) and five licences offshore with the potential to host gross mean un-risked prospective resources of 5.7 billion barrels oil equivalent and 1.5 trillion cubic feet (‘tcf’) gas. The Company’s flagship project offshore is the Inishkea prospect – a near field gas exploration project with 1.5 tcf gross mean un-risked prospective gas resources.Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plcUKIrelandIreland

The following information regarding the appointment of Mr , aged 38, is disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:Stephen Williams

is the holder of 141,131 Ordinary Shares of in the Company (‘Ordinary Shares’). was today issued 1,200,000 options over ordinary shares in the Company (‘Options’). The Options vest 400,000 after 18 months, 400,000 after 30 months and 400,000 after 42 months, are valid until and have an exercise price of per Ordinary Share and can be exercised on the condition that the closing average mid-market price of an Ordinary Share exceeds per Ordinary Share for 30 consecutive trading days.Mr WilliamsMr Williams1 pence1.28 pence3 pence11 March 2026

There are no further disclosures required under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Simon Oddie         Europa                 + 44 (0) 20 7224 3770

Phil Greenhalgh     Europa                 + 44 (0) 20 7224 3770

Christopher Raggett finnCap Ltd            + 44 (0) 20 7220 0500

Simon Hicks         finnCap Ltd            + 44 (0) 20 7220 0500

Frank Buhagiar      St Brides Partners Ltd + 44 (0) 20 7236 1177

Megan Dennison      St Brides Partners Ltd + 44 (0) 20 7236 1177
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f) Place of the transaction       , AIM Market (XLON)NameNameEuropa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plcLondon Stock ExchangeStephen Williams12 March 2020

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