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2016-07-29T13:58:22+00:00 20 January 2016|

Director Appointments – January 2016

Rockhopper Exploration plc (AIM: RKH), the oil and gas exploration and production company with interests in the North Falkland Basin and Greater Mediterranean region, is pleased to announce that, pursuant to the completion of the all-share merger with Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (“FOGL”), Tim Bushell (former Chief Executive Officer of FOGL) and John Martin (former Chairman of FOGL) have been appointed to the board of Rockhopper as Non-Executive Directors. Mr Bushell will also be appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee and Mr Martin will be appointed as a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.

In terms of the appointment of Timothy Paul Bushell (aged 56) to the Board, there is no information that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, save for the following:

Current directorships/partnerships:

Core Energy AS
Redrock Energy Limited

Past directorships/partnerships:

Falkland Oil and Gas Limited
Desire Petroleum Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Falkland Oil and Gas Limited)

Mr Bushell holds 103,606 shares in Rockhopper.

In terms of the appointment of John Edward Martin (aged 66) to the Board, there is no information that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, save for the following:

Current directorships/partnerships:

Bowleven plc
World Petroleum Council (Senior Vice President)

Past directorships/partnerships:

Falkland Oil and Gas Limited
Total Upstream UK Limited

Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement have the meanings ascribed to them in the scheme document dated 11 December 2015.

Enquiries

Rockhopper Exploration plc

Tel: (via Vigo Communications) – 020 7016 9571
Sam Moody – Chief Executive
Fiona MacAulay – Chief Operating Officer
Stewart MacDonald – Chief Financial Officer

Canaccord Genuity Limited (NOMAD and Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 7523 8000
Henry Fitzgerald-O’Connor

Liberum Capital (Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 3100 2227
Clayton Bush

Vigo Communications

Tel: 020 7016 9571
Peter Reilly
Patrick d’Ancona