DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 30, 2014--
Sky Petroleum, Inc. (OTCBB: SKPI), a United States public oil and gas
company engaged in the business of acquisition, development, exploration
and production of oil and natural gas reserves, announced today the
appointment of Dr. David Anthony Lawson Jenkins, BA, Ph.D. (Geology), to
its Advisory Board. Dr. Jenkins is a recognized authority on oil and gas
technology and an experienced international explorationist. He graduated
with a Ph.D. in Geology from Clare College of Cambridge University,
Dr. Jenkins had a distinguished career spanning 37 years with British
Petroleum from 1961 to 1998, where he served in many high level
positions. His senior roles in BP Exploration included Chief Geologist
(1979-1982), General Manager Exploration (1984-88) and Chief Executive
Technology (1988-97). He retired in 1998 as Director Technology and
Chief Technology Advisor for the BP Group.
Since 1998 Dr. Jenkins served as a Non-Executive Director (NED) on the
Board of Ranger Oil (1999-2000) and subsequently BHP Ltd/BHP Billiton
plc/Ltd (2000-09). He is currently a NED on the Boards of two AIM listed
exploration companies, President Energy plc (since 2012) and Hurricane
Energy plc (since 2013) and is also on the Board of Black Platinum
Energy, a company exploring offshore Indonesia.
His advisory positions have included working with Halliburton, Landmark
Graphics, Science Applications International Corporation, Consort
Resources, Celerant Consulting and Cuadrilla Resources. He is presently
a Corporate Advisor to Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd, the Singapore
investment fund and an Industry Advisor to Riverstone Holdings LLC, a
New York based Private Equity Group.
“Sky Petroleum is excited to welcome Dr. Jenkins as a member of the
Company’s Board of Advisors,” commented Karim Jobanputra, Interim Chief
Executive Officer of Sky Petroleum. “Dr. Jenkins brings senior level
experience and many industry relationships to Sky Petroleum, and we look
forward to his counsel and efforts on behalf of the company.”
About Sky Petroleum
Sky Petroleum (OTCBB: SKPI) is an oil and gas exploration company. Sky
Petroleum's primary focus is to seek opportunities where discoveries can
be appraised rapidly, and developments can be advanced either by
accessing existing infrastructure, or by applying the extensive
experience of established joint-venture partners. In addition, the
company also plans some higher risk, higher reward exploration
prospects. For additional information please visit www.skypetroleum.com.
Except for historical information, the matters set forth herein, which
are forward-looking statements, including the focus of Sky Petroleum’s
business and its ability to implement its business strategy.
Forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual results to differ. Potential risks and uncertainties
include, but are not limited to, government regulation, enforceability
of contractual rights, the competitive environment within the oil and
gas industry, the extent and cost effectiveness with which Sky Petroleum
is able to implement exploration and development programs in the oil and
gas industry, obtaining drilling equipment on a timely fashion,
commodity price risk, and the market acceptance and successful technical
and economic implementation of Sky Petroleum's intended plan. Additional
discussion of these and other risk factors affecting the company's
business and prospects is contained in the company's periodic filings
with the SEC.
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