Petra Petroleum Inc.

Petra Petroleum Inc.

July 27, 2011 12:30 ET

Petra Petroleum Inc.: Appointment of Vice President, Exploration and Operations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 27, 2011) - Petra Petroleum Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PTL) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that Christopher Brown has been appointed as Vice President, Exploration and Operations with immediate effect. Mr. Brown has a B.Sc. (Exeter University, UK) and a M.Sc. (Imperial College, London) in Geology. He has over 30 years of international petroleum exploration experience, including a variety of technical, operational and management roles with Shell International, Enterprise Oil and Suncor Energy, where he was the Exploration Director for the North Africa and the Near East Business Unit. Mr. Brown has worked in many different parts of the world, including Qatar, Egypt, London, Rome and Athens. His most recent position was Exploration Director for AIM-listed Aurelian Oil and Gas plc where he was based in London and responsible for the company's exploration activities across 22 licenses in Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Bulgaria. In 2010, this involved acquiring eight seismic surveys and participating in several exploration and appraisal wells. Robert A. Lambert, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation commented that "I am delighted to welcome such an experienced and well-respected petroleum exploration executive to the Petra Petroleum management team".

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Contact Information

  • Petra Petroleum Inc.
    Robert A. Lambert
    Chief Executive Officer

    Petra Petroleum Inc.
    Michael Atkinson
    (604) 689-1428