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United Oil & Gas PLC - Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director

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United Oil & Gas PLC
07 September 2020
 

7 September 2020

United Oil & Gas PLC

("United" or the "Company")

 

Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director

 

United Oil & Gas PLC (AIM: "UOG"), the growing oil and gas company with a portfolio of production, development, exploration and appraisal assets is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Iman Hill as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from today, September 7th, 2020.

Iman is an experienced oil industry leader with over 30 years' experience in delivering successful exploration and production projects at global companies such as Shell, BP, BG Group, Dana Gas, Sasol and Energean. She has extensive experience in Egypt, the Mediterranean, the North Sea and South America, working in both onshore and offshore projects. 

Iman most recently served as Chief Operating Officer with Energean.  Prior to joining Energean, Iman worked with Dana Gas where she variously led operations as Technical Director, General Manager UAE and Country President for Egypt. Before this Iman was Vice President of Production and Development at Sasol. Iman has held non-executive Directorships at both Outukumpo, Europe's largest steel manufacturer and EMGS.

Iman was recently announced as the incoming Executive Director of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP). IOGP is the global industry association for oil and gas producers, representing over 40% of the world's oil and gas production. She will commence this role in December of this year.

Iman has an MSC in Computer Science and a BSC in Biochemistry from Aberdeen University. She holds an MBA from INSEAD. She is a fluent Arabic speaker.

Graham Martin, Chairman of United Oil and Gas said:

"I am delighted to welcome Iman to the Board of United Oil and Gas.  She brings exceptional experience with global oil and gas companies, working in markets which are of importance to the future development of the business. She also brings substantial technical expertise to our Board and her network within the oil and gas industry is world class.

"Iman has a strong commitment to and experience in developing best practice in Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance.  This is an area of growing importance for our business and one which she will play a key role in developing at Board level. She will join our newly created Environmental, Social and Governance Committee in addition to the Audit and Remuneration Committees."

AIM Disclosures

Ms Iman Mohamed Kamal Hill has held the following directorships and/or partnerships in the past 5 years:

Current:

 

Past:

Enertrust Limited

Dana Gas Exploration FZE

IMKH Consulting Limited

Pearl Petroleum Company Ltd

 

Dana Gas North Al Arish Ltd

 

United Gas Transmissions Company Limited

 

Sajaa Gas Private Limited Company

 

Credan Petroleum FZE

 

Dana Gaz WLL

 

Egyptian Bahraini Gas Derivatives Co. Ltd

 

Ms Hill does not currently own any shares or options in the Company.

There is no further information on Ms Hill required to be disclosed under Schedule Two, paragraph (g) (i)-(viii) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 ("MAR").

ENDS

United Oil & Gas Plc (Company)

 

Brian Larkin, CEO

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Beaumont Cornish Limited (Nominated Adviser)

 

Roland Cornish and Felicity Geidt

+44 (0) 20 7628 3396

Optiva Securities Limited (Joint Broker)

 

Christian Dennis

+44 (0) 20 3137 1902

Cenkos Securities Plc (Joint Broker)

 

Joe Nally (Corporate Broking)

Derrick Lee and Pete Lynch

+44 (0) 20 7397 8900

+44 (0) 131 220 6939

Murray (PR Advisor)

+353 (0) 87 6909735

Joe Heron

[email protected]

Camarco (Financial PR/IR)

 

Billy Clegg

Georgia Edmonds
James Crothers  

+44 (0) 20 3757 4983

[email protected]

 

 

Notes to Editors

United Oil & Gas is a high growth oil and gas company with a portfolio of low-risk, cash generative production and development assets across Egypt, UK, Italy and a high impact exploration licence in Jamaica.

Led by an experienced management team with a strong track record of growing full cycle businesses and partnered with established industry players, the Company is well positioned to deliver future growth through portfolio optimisation and targeted acquisitions.

United Oil & Gas is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. For further information on United Oil and Gas please visit https://www.uogplc.com/ 

 

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