SOURCE: Xcite Energy Ltd

May 08, 2014 05:14 ET

Xcite Energy Ltd: Replacement: Board Appointments

ABERDEENSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Xcite Energy Ltd (TSX VENTURE: XEL) (LSE: XEL) (AIM: XEL)

The following amendment has been made to the 'Board Appointments' announcement released on 08/05/2014 at 7:00am under RNS No 5369G.

In the first paragraph of the announcement, the date of the appointment has been corrected to 7 May 2014.

All other details remain unchanged.

The full amended text is shown below.

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TSX-V, LSE-AIM: XEL

8 May 2014

Xcite Energy Limited
("Xcite Energy" or the "Company")

Board Appointments

Xcite Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Timothy Stephen Jones as non-executive Chairman and Henry ("Harry") George Wilson as a non-executive director of the Company, effective from 7 May 2014. Roger Ramshaw has retired as Chairman for personal reasons and has resigned from the Board with immediate effect.

Mr. Jones has been a non-executive director of Xcite Energy since 2009 and has a beneficial interest in 50,000 ordinary shares of the Company.

Mr. Wilson, age 61, has over 35 years' international experience in upstream oil and gas, initially as an explorer with British Petroleum, and has since founded and been chief executive officer of several independent oil companies, including Dragon Oil plc, Endeavour Oil & Gas Limited and Sterling Energy Plc. He is currently non-executive Chairman of Eland Oil & Gas PLC.

Rupert Cole, CEO of Xcite Energy, commented:
"I am very pleased that Tim has agreed to accept the role of Chairman and to welcome Harry to the Board at this important time. With this combination of enhanced industry experience, I am looking forward to working with the new Board as we bring together our development partners and deliver a robust plan that will demonstrate the technical and financial capability to bring Bentley into production. I would like to thank Roger for his significant contribution since 2007 and we all wish him the very best for the future."

Additional Information
Mr Timothy Stephen Jones holds, or has held in the past five years, the following directorships or partnerships:

Current In the past five years
Club 2000 Bingo Limited
Esher Management Services Limited
Falkland Oil and Gas Limited
Full House Bingo Limited
Management Resource Solutions Plc
Bahamas Petroleum Company Limited
Beacon Hill Resources Plc
MacEvents Limited
Point Leisure Limited

There is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.

Mr Henry ("Harry") George Wilson holds, or has held in the past five years, the following directorships or partnerships:

Current In the past five years
Roselea Limited
Roselea Developments Limited
Park Securities Limited
Fairplay Securities Limited
Mardall Securities A Limited
Eland Oil & Gas PLC
Park Holdings
New Town Property Developments LLP
Forres Property Development LLP
Sterling Energy Plc
Sterling Energy (UK) Limited
Sterling Energy (International) Limited
Sterling Energy (Mauritania) Limited - Jersey
Sterling Oil Limited
Sterling Oil (North America) Limited
Sterling Northwest Africa Holdings Limited
Sterling Energy (Mauritania) Limited - UK
Sterling Energy USA Inc
Sterling Energy, Inc - USA
Sterling oil & Gas Pty Ltd
Sterling USA Operating, Inc - USA
RIMCO Production Company, Inc - USA
Whittier Energy Company - USA
Westmount Resources, Inc - USA
Flow Energy Ltd (Australian)
Ocean Pakistan Ltd (BVI)
Bow Energy Resources (Pakistan) SRL (Barbados)
Orient Petroleum (Central Asia) Limited (BVI)

There is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.

ENQUIRIES:    
Xcite Energy Limited   +44 (0) 1483 549 063
Rupert Cole / Andrew Fairclough    
     
Liberum (Joint Broker and Nominated Adviser) +44 (0) 203 100 2222
Clayton Bush / Tim Graham    
     
Morgan Stanley (Joint Broker)   +44 (0) 207 425 8000
Andrew Foster    
     
Bell Pottinger   +44 (0) 207 861 3232
Mark Antelme / Henry Lerwill    
     

Notes to Readers

Xcite Energy Resources Limited is Operator of the Bentley field and holds a 100% working interest in the Bentley licence.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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