Aurelian Oil and Gas Plc

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"Aurelian Oil & Gas PLC, was founded in December 2002, and is focused on the re-emerging Central and Eastern European oil and gas markets, the oldest producing oil province in the world.

"Current projects span the region from Poland to Bulgaria, with production in Romania, a deep appraisal well drilled on a large structure in Poland in March 2007 to be developed with a further horizontal well to be drilled in 2010, together with exciting exploration prospects including projects in four countries, Romania (4 blocks), Slovakia (3 blocks), Bulgaria (2 blocks) and Poland (14 blocks). Aurelian is the operator in all of these except Bulgaria." [1]

"Michael Seymour is appointed Exploration Director and President and will remain an executive Director. Frank Jackson and Roy Hartley will remain with the Company in executive roles but will be retiring from the Aurelian Board. Paul Hilton has retired as a non-executive director and on 31 December 2009, John Lippitt will step down as a non-executive Director

"The Aurelian Oil and Gas PLC Board will then consist of nine members: three independent non-executive directors, David Prior (Chairman), Malcolm Pattinson and David Walker; three non-executive directors representing substantial shareholders, Miles Donnelly, Dariusz Mioduski ``and Nick Coats; and three executive directors, Rowen Bainbridge (CEO), Mark Reid (CFO) and Michael Seymour (Exploration Director and President)." [1]

"On 25 January 2013, San Leon acquired the Aurelian group of companies by way of a scheme of arrangement. This acquisition delivered a combined gross acreage of over 4.5m acres and one of the largest upstream asset positions in Poland, with further licences in Romania and Slovakia completing a diversified range of opportunities." [2]

"Aurelian Oil & Gas PLC (AIM: AUL) said it appointed John Conlin as a non-executive director and chairman-elect. It is intended that Conlin will become chairman at the company's annual general meeting, to be held in May, when David Prior will step down from the role while remaining as a non-executive director." [2]

"ollowing implementation of the Merger, the Enlarged Company will be led by a management team comprising Oisin Fanning as Executive Chairman, Paul Sullivan as Managing Director and John Buggenhagen as Exploration Director. The Board of the Enlarged Company will also include John Conlin (the current Chairman of Aurelian), John Matthews (the acting Finance Director of Aurelian), Piotr Rozwadowski (a current Non-Executive Director of Aurelian), Ray King (the current Company Secretary of San Leon), Con Casey (a current Non-Executive Director of San Leon), Daniel Martin (a current NonExecutive Director of San Leon) and Dr. Jeremy Boak (a current Non-Executive Director of San Leon). Upon the Scheme becoming Effective each of Rowen Bainbridge, John Smallwood, David Prior, Dariusz Mioduski and David Walker have agreed to step down as Directors of Aurelian." [3]

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  1. proactiveinvestors Aurelian Oil and Gas Plc, organizational web page, accessed March 23, 2013.
  2. San Leon acquisitions, organizational web page, accessed March 23, 2013.