Zoltav (AIM: ZOL), the Russia-focused oil and gas exploration and production company, announces that Marcus Rhodes, senior independent director, will not stand for re-election at the Annual General Meeting of the Company ("AGM") on 23 May 2017; and will retire as a director of the Company, after three years of service, effective from the date of the AGM.
Accordingly, the resolution for his re-election as a director of the Company will be withdrawn from the AGM. The Company is grateful for Mr Rhodes' valuable contribution during his years as a director of Zoltav and, in particular, as the chairman of the Company's audit committee.
Lea Verny, independent non-executive chairman, will also hold the position of senior independent director with effect from the date of the AGM; and will replace Mr Rhodes as chairman of the audit committee and as a member of the nomination and remuneration committee.
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Zoltav is an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Russia.
Zoltav holds the Bortovoy Licence in the Saratov region of South Western Russia, a 3,215 square kilometre area along the northern margin of the Pre-Caspian basin, one of the largest hydrocarbon basins in the CIS.
The Bortovoy Licence contains a number of productive gas fields, a processing plant and significant exploration prospectivity. It holds Proved plus Probable reserves of 750 bcf (21.3 bcm) of gas and 3.8 mmbbls (484 mT) of oil and condensate. In 2016, the Bortovoy Licence produced approximately 3.3 mmboe (450 mToe).
Zoltav also holds the Koltogor E&P Licence, a 528 square kilometre area in the Khantiy-Mansisk Autonomous Okrug of Western Siberia, one of Russian's most prolific oil producing regions. The Koltogor E&P Licence contains the Koltogor oil field with Proved plus Probable reserves of 79.2 mmboe (10.8 mToe).
Additionally, Zoltav holds Koltogor E&P Licence 10, a 167 square kilometre area due west of the Koltogor E&P Licence, containing the West Koltogor oil field.
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