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Board of Directors

Keith C. Hill

Keith C. Hill Chairman and Director

Mr. Hill is currently President and CEO of Africa Oil Corp., a publicly traded oil and gas company focused on East Africa. Mr. Hill previously served as President of Valkyries Petroleum, BlackPearl Resources and Shamaran Petroleum. Mr. Hill currently serves as a board member for several public oil and gas companies. Mr. Hill has over 30 years experience in the oil industry including over 18 years with the Lundin Group as well as international new venture management and senior exploration positions at Occidental Petroleum and Shell Oil Company. His education includes a Master of Science degree in Geology and Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics from Michigan State University as well as an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Houston.

Chris Bruijnzeels

Chris Bruijnzeels President, CEO and Director

Mr. Bruijnzeels was previously acting as Senior Vice President Development of Lundin Petroleum. Mr. Bruijnzeels was born in the Netherlands in 1959 and is a graduate of Delft University where he obtained a degree in Mining Engineering. Mr. Bruijnzeels joined Lundin Petroleum in 2003 and was responsible for Lundin Petroleum’s operations, reserves and the development of its asset portfolio. From 1985 until 1998, Mr. Bruijnzeels worked for Shell International in the Netherlands, Gabon and Oman in several reservoir engineering functions. In 1998, he joined PGS Reservoir Consultants in the UK where he worked as Principal Reservoir Engineer and Director of Evaluations. Mr. Bruijnzeels has over 29 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

C. Ashley Heppenstall

C. Ashley Heppenstall Director

Born in England in 1962, Ashley Heppenstall is a graduate of Durham University where he obtained a degree in Mathematics. From 1984 until 1990, he worked in the banking sector where he was involved in project financing of oil and mining businesses. In 1990, Mr. Heppenstall was a founding director and shareholder of Sceptre Management Limited. Since 1993, Mr. Heppenstall has worked with public companies associated with the Lundin family. In 1998, he was appointed Finance Director of Lundin Oil AB. Following the acquisition of Lundin Oil by Talisman Energy in 2001, Lundin Petroleum was formed and Mr. Heppenstall was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2002 until his retirement in 2015. Mr. Heppenstall currently serves as a board member for several Lundin Group companies.

Gary Guidry

Gary Guidry Director

Mr. Guidry has over 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry at senior management levels. Mr. Guidry has an extensive background and proven track record in international petroleum development and project execution. A Petroleum Engineer by training, he is an Alberta-registered Professional Engineer with expertise in diverse environments ranging from deep-water West Africa and the Gulf of Mexico, South American rainforests to the deserts of the Middle East. Most recently, Mr. Guidry was President of Tanganyika Oil where he led the company from an early stage oil development project in Syria to a $2 billion takeover by Sinopec International Petroleum in late 2008. Mr. Guidry is currently President and CEO of Gran Tierra Energy Inc.

Brian D. Edgar

Brian D. Edgar Director

Mr. Edgar has been active in public markets for over 25 years. A graduate of the University of British Columbia law school, Mr. Edgar practiced corporate and securities law in Vancouver for 16 years before retiring in October 1992 to establish Rand Edgar Investment Corp., an investment/banking, venture capital company in the business of providing early stage venture capital to high growth companies and in providing advisory services concerning corporate structuring, finance, business strategies, private and public securities offerings and relations with regulatory authorities, lawyers, accountants and technical consultants. Mr. Edgar serves on the Board of a number of public companies.

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