Simba Energy Expands Executive Team, Opens London Office

  Simba Energy Expands Executive Team, Opens London Office

Business Wire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- January 28, 2013

Simba Energy Inc. (“Simba”) (TSXV: SMB, Frankfurt: GDA, OTCQX: SMBZF), the
onshore pan-African oil & gas explorer with assets in Kenya, Guinea and Chad,
is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Paul Vonk as its VP, Capital

Paul has extensive experience as an investment banker advising oil & gas
companies on their capital structures, initial public offerings, mergers and
acquisitions and farm-out negotiations (including Chad). Most recently, Paul
was working in Nomura’s London Natural Resources & Power team. Previously, he
covered the oil & gas sector at RBS and ABN AMRO and was a Senior Field
Engineer at Baker Hughes.

Paul has an MBA from the University of Oxford, Said Business School, and a
MSc. in Mining and Petroleum Engineering from Delft, the Netherlands.

Hassan Hassan, Managing Director, Operations said, “We welcome Paul on board.
We have a very exciting and busy schedule this year and look forward to Paul
applying his expertise and experience to our key blocks in Chad as well as
Kenya and Guinea.”

In addition, Simba has opened an office in London, UK, which will house its
operating and technical team.

The London office address is:
Simba Energy
1^st floor
29-30 St James's Street
London SW1A 1HB
United Kingdom

Robert Dinning, President & CEO

We seek safe harbour.

About Simba Energy Inc.

Simba Energy Inc. is a Pan-African oil and gas exploration company with
onshore PSCs in Kenya, Guinea and Chad. Simba focuses on onshore oil and gas
exploration in areas that are under developed or not previously exploited.

Simba’s objective is to establish itself as a diversified
internationaldeveloper and producer with a growing oil & gas acreage
position and significant upside potential.


Simba Energy Inc.
Mark Sommer, Toll Free: 1-855-777-4622
Financial Public Relations (UK), Lionsgate Communications
Jonathan Charles, +44 (0)7791 892509
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