17 February 2014

Lansdowne Oil & Gas plc (“Lansdowne”)

Appointment of Director

Lansdowne Oil & Gas, the North Celtic Sea focused oil and gas exploration company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Richard Slape as Commercial Director of the Company, with effect from 31 March 2014.

Richard (aged 48) has over 25 years experience working in the upstream oil and gas sector, mainly in financial institutions in the City of London, including W.I. Carr, Girozentrale Gilbert Elliott, Charles Stanley, Seymour Pierce, Natixis Bleichroeder and Canacord Genuity. Most recently, Richard has been working as Business Development Manager at Rockhopper Exploration plc and will continue in that role until 28th March 2014.

The Company confirms that there is no further information to be disclosed under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies in connection with the appointment of Mr Slape.

John Greenall, Chairman of Lansdowne, commented:

“On behalf of Lansdowne I am delighted to welcome Richard to the Board. His extensive experience of the financial and commercial side of upstream oil and gas activities will be very beneficial as the Company progresses its projects to the next phase.”

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Lansdowne Oil & Gas plc
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Lansdowne Oil and Gas plc
6 Northbrook Road
Dublin 6
Tel: +(353) 1 495 9259
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