FSC / Press Release
Simba Energy Boosts Its Technical Team
Vancouver, British Columbia CANADA, March 04, 2013 /FSC/ - Simba Energy Inc.
(TSXV: SMB; Frankfurt: GDA; OTCQX: SMBZF)("Simba" or the "Company"), the
pan-African oil & gas explorer, is pleased to announce two key appointments to
the Company's technical team in London: Mr. Oleg-Serguei Schkoda as Vice
President, Exploration & Project Management and Ms. Katia Russo, Geoscientist.
Mr. Schkoda, 42, is an upstream oil & gas executive with an 18 year career that
has spanned the globe with postings in Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and
the Middle East. He has acquired a wide range of oil & gas expertise from the
early stages of exploration to acquiring seismic to drilling to production. In
particular, Oleg has extensive operational experience throughout Africa.
Holding a Masters in Mining Exploitation (Brussels) and Petroleum Geology
(Nancy, France), Oleg first worked as a reservoir engineer for Petrofina's
exploration department before completing a Master of Petroleum Engineering at
the IFP (Institut Francais du Petrole) in Paris.
He has also worked for Schlumberger and was a reservoir specialist for Baker
Hughes. Most recently, Oleg was Vice President for Cougar Drilling Solutions, a
Canadian directional drilling service company active in Africa.
Mr. Schkoda is fluent in several languages including English and French.
Ms. Katia Russo received a First Class BEng (Hons) in Petroleum Engineering from
London South Bank University and is completing a MSc in Petroleum Engineering
from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. She also holds a BA (Hons) in
Management from West London University.
Katia has previously worked as a Reservoir Engineer for Petrophase's Enhanced
Oil Recovery Projects.
Mr. Hassan Hassan, Managing Director of Operations for Simba, remarked:
"These key additions to our technical management team put the Company in a
better position to implement its aggressive exploration and farm-out strategy.
Our primary objective is to develop further our Kenya and Chad concessions that
continue to attract attention from a variety of international oil & gas
About Simba Energy:
Simba Energy Inc. is an international oil & gas exploration company focused on
onshore Pan-African opportunities. The Company holds a diversified portfolio of
100% (or majority of) interests in six prospective oil & gas exploration
concessions in Kenya, Chad, Guinea, Liberia, Ghana and Mali.
In addition to its 100% interest in Kenya's Block 2A, the Company holds a 60%
interest in Blocks 1 & 2, onshore Republic of Guinea, and has recently signed a
Production Sharing Contract with the Republic of Chad for a 100% interest in
three prospective oil & gas blocks within the Doba, Doseo and Erdis basins.
Simba's objective is to establish itself as a diversified international
developer and producer with a growing oil & gas acreage position with
significant upside potential for shareholders.
For further information, please contact: Ph. 604-641-4450; or visit:
www.simbaenergy.ca, or email: email@example.com, or Mark Sommer, Toll Free:
Financial Public Relations (UK), Lionsgate Communications, Jonathan Charles,
firstname.lastname@example.org, + 44 (0)779 189 2509.
We seek safe harbor.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"Robert Dinning", President & CEO.
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Source: Simba Energy Inc. (TSX-V: SMB) (OTCQX: SMBZF) (Frankfurt: GDA)
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