TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 31, 2013) - North Sea Energy Inc. ("NSE" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NUK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Rhys-Davies as Exploration Manager at North Sea Energy, effective immediately. Mr. Rhys-Davies, BSc, MSc, DIC has over 35 years of international experience in the exploration and production ("E&P") sector of the Oil and Gas industry working with such worldwide operators as Phillips Petroleum Company and Conoco Inc. His 20 years of UKCS experience includes roles as Chief Exploration Geologist, Area Exploration Manager and Acquisitions and Divestitures (A&D) Adviser throughout the North Sea and the Atlantic Margin. His skill set includes petroleum geology, petrophysics, geological operations, petroleum economics, A&D as well as E&P business management and finance.
In addition, Mr. Rhys-Davies has now been appointed a Director of NSE's three wholly-owned subsidiaries: North Sea Energy (UK) Limited, North Sea Energy (UK NO2) Limited, and Echo Exploration Limited, replacing Mr. Ian Lisseter, who will be retiring March 1, 2013. Upon Mr. Lisseter's retirement, Mr. Rhys-Davies shall assume the role of Chief Exploration Officer for NSE.
"We at NSE are very pleased to have Peter Rhys-Davies join our team as he brings to us his extensive experience in the North Sea," remarked Craig Anderson, NSE's CEO. "I would also like to thank Ian Lisseter for his valuable contribution to our group of companies over the past two years, and wish him well in his retirement."
About North Sea Energy Inc.
NSE is a UK-focused oil and gas E&P company listed on Tier 1 of the TSX Venture Exchange. NSE is producing light oil from the Jacky field, located in the Inner Moray Firth off the Scottish coast and has acquired licences in nine blocks in the North Sea.
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