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Hurricane Energy PLC (HUR)


Thursday 23 June, 2022

Hurricane Energy PLC

Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 9886P
Hurricane Energy PLC
23 June 2022

23 June 2022

Hurricane Energy plc


("Hurricane" or the "Company")


Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director


Hurricane Energy plc (AIM: HUR), the UK based oil and gas company , is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Andrew Allan as an Independent Non-Executive Director , effective from 1 July 2022 . Robin will chair the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Committee, and become a member of the Technical Committee. David Craik will step down as Chair of the ESG Committee but will remain a member. 


Philip Wolfe, Chair of Hurricane, commented:


"Robin brings a wealth of industry technical, commercial and environmental experience to the board of Hurricane and I am pleased to welcome him as an Independent Non-Executive Director. His wide experience at executive level with Premier Oil, including as Director, North Sea and Exploration, and his role as Chairman of BRINDEX, the Association of British Independent Exploration Companies, will serve the Company well as it navigates the next phase of growth as we make important financial and strategic decisions.


Robin was one of a diverse range of strong candidates highlighted in the extensive and thorough search process managed by a leading sector-focused executive search firm, Preng & Associates. We are very pleased that he has accepted our offer to join the board."





Hurricane Energy plc

Antony Maris, Chief Executive Officer

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+44 (0)1483 862820

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited

Nominated Adviser & Joint Corporate Broker

Callum Stewart / Jason Grossman


+44 (0)20 7710 7600

Investec Bank plc

Joint Corporate Broker

Chris Sim / Jarrett Silver / Charles Craven


+44 (0)20 7597 5970

Vigo Consulting

Public Relations

Patrick d'Ancona / Ben Simons

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+44 (0)20 7390 0230


Robert Andrew Allan ("Robin Allan"), aged 62, has held the following directorships and/or partnerships in the past five years:


Current directorships/partnerships

Past directorships/partnerships

· Harwell Energy Ltd

· Premier Oil Finance (Jersey) Limited

· The UK Offshore Energies Association Limited

· Premier Oil South Andaman Limited

· Premier Oil And Gas Services Limited

· Premier Oil CCS Limited

· Premier Oil Andaman I Limited

· Premier Oil UK Limited

· Encore Oil Limited

· Premier Oil Bukit Barat Limited

· Premier Oil Mexico Holdings Limited

· Harbour Energy Secretaries Limited

· Premier Oil Belgravia Holdings Limited

· Harbour Energy Plc

· Premier Oil E&P UK Energy Trading Limited

· Encore (NNS) Limited

· Premier Oil Exploration And Production Limited

· Premier Oil B Limited

· Premier Oil Investments Limited

· Premier Oil Exploration Limited

· Xeo Exploration Plc

· Premier Oil ANS Holdings Limited

· Premier Oil Group Holdings Limited

· Premier Oil Vietnam 121 Limited

· Premier Oil Belgravia Limited

· Premier Oil E&P UK EU Limited

· Premier Oil Andaman Limited

· Premier Oil Group Limited

· Premier Oil Exploration And Production (Iraq) Limited

· Premier Overseas Holdings Limited

· Premier Oil ANS Limited

· Premier Oil Far East Limited

· Premier Oil Holdings Limited

· Premier Oil E&P UK Limited

· Premier Oil Aberdeen Services Limited

· Premier Oil E&P Holdings Limited

· Premier Oil (Encore Petroleum) Limited

· Al Haj Pakistan Exploration Limited

· Premier Oil Mexico Investments Limited


Robin Allan does not own any shares in the Company and has confirmed that there is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.


About Hurricane


Hurricane has a 100% interest in and operates the Lancaster field, the UK's first field to produce from a fractured basement reservoir.


Hurricane also has a 50% interest in the Greater Warwick Area licence, which contains the Lincoln and Warwick assets.


Visit Hurricane's website at


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