01/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/11/2019 01:28
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS DEEMED BY THE COMPANY TO CONSTITUTE INSIDE INFORMATION AS STIPULATED UNDER THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATIONS (EU) NO. 596/2014 ('MAR'). UPON THE PUBLICATION OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT VIA REGULATORY INFORMATION SERVICE ('RIS'), THIS INSIDE INFORMATION IS NOW CONSIDERED TO BE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN.
Range, an international company with oil and gas assets and oilfield services operations in Trinidad and Indonesia, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Mu (Robin) Luo as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.
Dr Luo is a senior oil and gas professional with 36 years' experience working for leading international E&P and oilfield services companies. He has worked on various giant conventional and unconventional projects across all levels from research to operations. He is currently a principal development geophysicist to Inpex Corporation, leading a multi-billion Ichthys LNG project in Australia. Prior to that, he held principal roles with Sinopec Oil and Gas, PGS, Japan Petroleum Exploration Company Limited, and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation.
Dr Luo holds a PhD in Exploration Geophysics from the Curtin University, Australia; MSc in Geophysics from the University of Queensland, Australia; and BSc in Geophysics from the Petroleum University of China. He is a member of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Dr Luo is an Australian resident which satisfies the requirement for the Company to have two Australian resident directors under the Australian Corporations Act. As a result, the Company expects trading of its shares on the Australian Stock Exchange to resume shortly.
See appendix for further information in accordance with Schedule Two (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
Commenting on today's announcement, Kerry Gu, Chairman, said:
'I am extremely pleased that Dr Luo has accepted our invitation to join the Board. I believe that his significant industry knowledge, coupled with international experience will be a great benefit to us. On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Dr Luo to Range.'
Schedule Two (g) information
Full name and age: Mu Luo, aged 60
Dr Luo has not been a director of any company in the last five years and does not hold any interest in the share capital of the Company.
There are no other matters in relation to the new director that require disclosure under the AIM Rules.
Range Resources Limited
Evgenia Bezruchko (Group Corporate Development Manager)
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Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (Nominated Adviser and Broker)
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