Rose Petroleum plc

U.S. Technical Team Appointments

2-September-2014

U.S. Technical Team Appointments

Rose Petroleum (AIM: Rose), the AIM-listed natural resources company, is pleased to announce that it has made two key appointments to its U.S. technical team: Wade Pollard joins as Vice President of Land and Ty Watson joins as Vice President of Operations. Both have served out their notice period with their previous employers and have commenced employment in Rose's new Denver office, which will serve as the centre of its U.S. Oil & Gas operations.

Ty Watson is an Operations manager with 28 years of experience. He joins from Great Western Oil & Gas where he built and directed the technical and operational field teams for DJ Basin operations. Watson's extensive experience includes similar roles at Enerplus Resources Corp., Shell Canada and Schlumberger.

Wade has 15 years of industry experience as a Landman. He also joins from Great Western Oil & Gas Company where he managed the day-to-day operations of the land department. Previous companies where Wade has held positions include Noble Energy, Hilcorp Energy, Southwestern Energy and El Paso Production Company.

Significantly, both Ty's and Wade's experience span several basins, including the Niobrara, Marcellus, Bakken and Arkansas-Fayetteville Shale.

Group CEO Matthew Idiens commented: "The extensive U.S. shale experience of the team taking shape greatly enhances the operations ability on our Utah projects. We are very happy with the quality of the in-house operations team developing in Denver. Further appointments are expected to be announced shortly."