SOURCE: Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd

November 02, 2015 02:00 ET

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd Announces Board Change

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2015) - Canadian Overseas Petroleum (TSX VENTURE: XOP) (LSE: COPL)


Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited

Board Change

Calgary, Canada, November 2, 2015 - Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited ("COPL" or the "Company") (TSX-V: XOP; LSE: COPL), announces that Mr. Richard H. Schmitt, has resigned from the Board of Directors effective October 31, 2015. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we wish Mr. Schmitt success in his endeavours.

About COPL

COPL is an international oil and gas exploration and development company focused in the offshore West Africa. The Company holds a 17% working interest in Block LB-13, offshore Liberia, with ExxonMobil the operator holding an 83% working interest. COPL is actively pursuing opportunities in Nigeria in partnership with Shoreline Energy as part of its strategy to generate stable cash flow from secure offshore assets.

ShoreCan is building a portfolio of exploration and development assets in sub-Saharan Africa. To date, ShoreCan has taken a position in Nigeria, Namibia and an option to take a position in Tanzania. It continues to evaluate a variety of assets in Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea and Mozambique.

COPL's Common Shares are listed under the symbol "XOP" on the TSXV and under the symbol "COPL" on the London Stock Exchange.

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