Bankers Petroleum announces enhancement of senior engineering management

   Bankers Petroleum announces enhancement of senior engineering management

PR Newswire

CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2013

CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2013  /PRNewswire/ - Mr. David  French, President and  Chief 
Executive Officer  of  Bankers  Petroleum  Ltd.  ("Bankers"),  is  pleased  to 
announce the appointment of Bruce Beveridge to the position of Vice President,
Engineering, and  Andrew Seto,  to the  position of   Development  Engineering 
Director.

Together, Mr. Beveridge  and Mr.  Seto will  oversee and  provide guidance  to 
those teams responsible for the  reservoir performance of our active  drilling 
program  and  implementation  of  our  Secondary  and  Tertiary  development. 
Additionally, Mr. Beveridge will  be responsible for  the technical design  of 
our surface facilities to support our growth.

Mr. Beveridge joins Bankers with over  30 years of domestic and  international 
engineering experience in the oil and gas industry. Most recently he held  the 
role of Vice  President and  Chief Operating  Officer at  Barrick Energy  Inc. 
Throughout his career  Mr. Beveridge  has held various  Senior Management  and 
Engineering positions at Apache Canada, Shell Canada Ltd. and Canterra  Energy 
Ltd.

Mr. Seto has nearly 30 years' experience in technical engineering positions
within the oil and gas industry. For the past three years, Mr.Seto held the
position of Chief Reservoir Engineer & Senior Manager, Reservoir Engineering &
Simulation with Penn West Petroleum. Prior to working at Penn West, he worked
at Pengrowth Energy, APA Petroleum Engineering, Husky Energy, Crestar Energy
and Imperial Oil Resources.

"I am excited to announce the expansion of our leadership team. Together,  Mr. 
Beveridge and Mr. Seto bring a wealth of experience to our team that will play
an  important  role  in  ensuring  that  we  continue  to  deliver   reliable, 
disciplined growth for  our shareholders."  said David  French, President  and 
Chief Executive Officer of Bankers Petroleum.

About Bankers Petroleum Ltd.

Bankers Petroleum  Ltd.  is  a  Canadian-based oil  and  gas  exploration  and 
production company  focused on  developing  large oil  and gas  reserves.  In 
Albania, Bankers operates and has the full rights to develop the Patos-Marinza
heavy oilfield,  has  a 100%  interest  in the  Kuçova  oilfield, and  a  100% 
interest in Exploration Block "F". Bankers' shares are traded on the  Toronto 
Stock Exchange and the  AIM Market in London,  England under the stock  symbol 
BNK.

SOURCE Bankers Petroleum Ltd.

Contact:

David French
President and Chief Executive Officer
(403) 513-6930

Doug Urch
Executive VP, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
(403) 513-2691

Mark Hodgson
VP, Business Development
(403) 513-2695

Email:investorrelations@bankerspetroleum.com
Website:www.bankerspetroleum.com

AIM NOMAD:
Canaccord Genuity Limited
Henry Fitzgerald-O'Connor
+44 0 207 523 8000

AIM BROKER:
FirstEnergy Capital LLP
Hugh Sanderson / David van Erp
+44 0 207 448 0200
 
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