Oilex Limited OEX Oilex appoints General Manager Operations - India

  Oilex Limited (OEX) - Oilex appoints General Manager Operations - India

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Oilex Limited
21 October 2012






22 October 2012





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              oilex appoints general manager operations - india



· Appointment of highly  experienced Andrew Pfaff to  the role of  General 
Manager - Operations, based in India



Oilex Ltd (ASX:OEX, AIM:OEX) is pleased to announce the appointment of  Andrew 
Pfaff to the  position of  General Manager -  Operations, based  in India.  Mr 
Pfaff has over 30 years of experience as a petroleum engineer and as a project
manager working  in  international  projects  including  China,  Middle  East, 
Russia, Indonesia, India and Nigeria and the majority of the active US basins.
His  expertise   includes   completion  design   and   supervision   including 
unconventional and tight reservoirs, production and drilling operations,  well 
test design and analysis and project management.

Oilex Managing Director, Bruce McCarthy said,  "We are pleased to have  Andrew 
join the Oilex senior  management team. His skills  are well aligned with  the 
work the Company is undertaking at our Cambay project in India and he brings a
wealth of appropriate  experience and  knowledge of operations  to this  role, 
coupled with  his  strong  background in  unconventional  resources.Andy  has 
reviewed the Cambay project  in detail and  I am very  encouraged that he  has 
elected to join us."

For the past nine years Mr Pfaff  has been managing all aspects of  operations 
in China for large US independents specialising in tight gas and oil projects.
Some of his achievements in these  roles in China included pioneering work  in 
introducing  horizontal  drilling  and   large  scale,  multi-stage   fracture 
stimulation using  modern techniques  targeting unconventional  resources.  Mr 
Pfaff was Operations  Manager for Burlington  Resources and ConocoPhillips  in 
China prior to his current role.

Mr Pfaff will initially be assisting the Company on a part-time basis  pending 
the finalization of project  approvals from the Cambay  Joint Venture and  the 
commencement of planning  for the  next wells, at  which point  Mr Pfaff  will 
become full-time.

For further information, please contact:



Oilex Ltd                                                 +61 (0)8
                                                         9485 3200 (Australia)
           Bruce McCarthy Managing Director
                                     oilex@oilex.com.au
RFC Ambrian Limited (Nominated Adviser and Joint AIM Broker)
 Samantha                                             +44 (0) 20        (UK)
Harrisonsamantha.harrison@rfcambrian.com         3440 6800
N+1 Brewin LLP (Joint AIM Broker)
 Nick Tulloch                   +44 (0)
nick.tulloch@nplus1brewin.com                           131 225        (UK)
                                                              2566
                                                        +44 (0)207
Tavistock Communications                                  920 3150        (UK)
       Ed Portman        +44
                               eportman@tavistock.co.uk    (0)7733        (UK)
                                                           363 501



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