CANADIAN OVERSEAS PETROLEUM LTD (:XOP) Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd Announces Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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27/04/2022 08:00

COPL Appoints Robert J. Chenery as Non-Executive Director

LONDON, UK and CALGARY, AB / ACCESSWIRE / April 27, 2022 / Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited ("COPL" or the "Company") (CSE:XOP)(LSE:COPL), an international oil and gas exploration, production and development company with production and development operations focused in Converse and Natrona counties, Wyoming, USA, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert J. Chenery as Independent Non-Executive Director effective April 1, 2022.

Mr. Chenery has worked in the petroleum and natural gas industry for more than 50 years. Since 1981, Mr. Chenery has been President of Chenery Dobson Resource Management Ltd, a firm specializing in the evaluation and management of oil and gas assets primarily controlled by investors, banks, and other financial institutions. In addition, on behalf of some of the same clients, Mr. Chenery has been the CEO and/or Chairman of the board of several small oil and gas enterprises. Prior to 1981, Mr. Chenery was a member of the senior management team of the Elf/Aquitaine Group in Canada. Academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering and a Master in Business Administration. Mr. Chenery is also a member, in good standing, of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Mr. Chenery will Chair the COPL Reserves Committee and sit on the Health, Safety, and Environment Committee.

Arthur Millholland, President & CEO, commented: "Robert is a great addition to our board as he has such relevant in-depth sector expertise including reservoir analysis, evaluation, and management throughout North America and internationally. He also has significant executive management experience so will be able to bring a diverse skill set and perspective to the business as we capitalize on the oil discovery we announced earlier this year and our increased working interest in our Wyoming assets."

About the Company:

COPL is an international oil and gas exploration, development and production company actively pursuing opportunities in the United States with operations in Wyoming, and in sub-Saharan Africa through its ShoreCan joint venture company in Nigeria, and independently in other countries.

The Company's Wyoming operations are one of the most environmentally responsible with minimal gas flaring and methane emissions combined with electricity sourced from a neighbouring wind farm to power production facilities.

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Arthur Millholland, President & CEO
Mr. Ryan Gaffney, CFO
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited
Tel: + 1 (403) 262 5441

Cathy Hume
CHF Investor Relations
Tel: +1 (416) 868 1079 ext. 251
Email: cathy@chfir.com

Charles Goodwin
Yellow Jersey PR Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 77 4778 8221
Email: copl@yellowjerseypr.com

Peter Krens
Equity Capital Markets, Tennyson Securities
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7186 9033

Alex Wood & Keith Dowsing
Joint Broker
Alternative Resource Capital
AW: +44 (0) 7559 910872
KD: +44 (0) 7559 910873

Andrew Chubb / Neil Passmore
Advisors/Joint Brokers
Hannam & Partners
+44 (0) 20 7907 8500

The Common Shares are listed under the symbol "XOP" on the CSE and under the symbol "COPL" on the London Stock Exchange.

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SOURCE: Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd

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