Longreach Announces Resignation of Director and Officer; Appointment of New CFO

 Longreach Announces Resignation of Director and Officer; Appointment of New CFO  SAINT HELIER, Jersey, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED  (TSX-V: LOI) (the "Company" or "Longreach") announces the resignation of  Jonathan Morley-Kirk from the Board of Directors (the "Board") as well as from  his position as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") and Secretary of the Company.   The Board has appointed Martin Arch, who held the position of controller with  Longreach, as the Company's new CFO and Secretary. Mr. Arch, a Chartered  Accountant, is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England  and Wales, having qualified with Pawley and Malyon before joining KPMG. In  2008 he joined Sterling Energy Plc, and held the role of Group Financial  Controller from 2009 - 2011. He subsequently joined James Walker Group Limited  in November 2011, prior to joining Longreach in September 2013 as the Company  controller.  The Company expects a brief transition period during which Mr. Arch will  assume his new responsibilities.  Management extends its thanks to Mr.  Morley-Kirk for his contribution to the Company and wishes him well in his  career.  About Longreach  Longreach Oil and Gas is an independent Canadian oil and gas company focused  on its significant land position in Morocco.  The Company has a 50% operated  interest in the Sidi Moktar license area covering 2,683 square kilometres and  is working closely with ONHYM as a committed long-term partner to unlock the  hydrocarbon potential of the region.  Morocco offers a politically stable  environment to work within and has extremely favourable fiscal terms to energy  producers.  Longreach Oil and Gas is a public company listed on the TSX  Venture Exchange under the symbol "LOI".  Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that  term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts  responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.    SOURCE  Longreach Oil and Gas Limited  For Further Information on Longreach Oil & Gas Limited contact:  Dennis A. Sharp, P. Eng., Executive Chairman & CEO Neil Hamzaoui, Commercial  Manager Tel: +44 203 137 7756  Additional information about the Company can be found  atwww.longreachoilandgas.com and under the Company's SEDAR profile  atwww.sedar.com.  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2014/28/c5820.html  CO: Longreach Oil and Gas Limited NI: OIL 2575 WNEWS