SOURCE: Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd

April 14, 2015 02:00 ET

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Board Change

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2015) - Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (TSX VENTURE: XOP) (LSE: COPL)

Canadian Overseas Petroleum

Board Change

Calgary, Canada, April 14, 2015 - Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited ("COPL" or "the Company") (TSX-V: XOP; LSE: COPL), announces that Mr. Chris Mclean, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, is taking a leave of absence for health reasons following a serious road traffic accident. Mr. Mclean remains a Director of the Company, but the Board has agreed that in his absence Ms. Kristin Obreiter will serve as Acting Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.

Ms Kristin Obreiter has served as the Company's Financial Controller since 2013.

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