SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Sept. 7, 2016) - Terra Nova Energy Ltd. ("Terra Nova" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TGC) (OTCQX:TNVMF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Lawson to the company's board of directors.
Mr. Lawson was recently the President & Director of a private, emerging markets focused upstream oil & gas company that acquired an indirect interest in the Aje Field, offshore Nigeria. This field was a former Chevron oil, gas and condensate discovery which has subsequently achieved production of first oil as of May, 2016.
Mr. Lawson previously worked as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley in New York where he was involved in the execution of over $6 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions, $8 billion worth of debt offerings and $500 million of equity financings. Mr. Lawson was also previously a Director of selected listed companies in the energy and mining sectors.
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Statistical Sciences from The University of Western Ontario, and his MBA from The Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario. Mr. Lawson was also a 1st round draft pick of the CFL Edmonton Eskimos.
"We are excited to welcome Mr. Lawson to the Terra Nova team. He dually brings a wealth of global capital markets expertise, coupled with international E&P experience," commented Mr. Henry Aldorf, Terra Nova's Chairman and acting chief executive officer.
About Terra Nova Energy Ltd.
Terra Nova Energy Ltd. is an oil and gas company with a 20.66% working interest in two onshore petroleum exploration licenses ("PELs"), being PEL 112 and PEL 444, located on the western flank of the Cooper Eromanga Basin in the State of South Australia, Australia. Its common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "TGC" and its ordinary shares trade in the U.S. on the OTCQX marketplace under the symbol "TNVMF."
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