First City Financial Ltd

May 15, 2006 08:10 ET

New CEO appointed as Forum pursues growth in the Philippines

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - May 15, 2006) - Forum Energy plc, the AIM-quoted UK energy group with gas, oil and coal assets in the Philippines, is pleased to announce the appointment of Russell Harvey as Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Harvey, 54, has more than 30 years' senior experience in the international upstream industry, and was instrumental in the building of Intrepid Energy, a private start-up company with assets in the UK North Sea that was sold for over $1 billion in 2004. He has extensive international experience and has been involved in business development in the UK, USA, Norway, the Middle East, Russia and the CIS.

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