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Valiant appoints non-executive directors

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Woking, United Kingdom - August 3, 2012, Woking, United Kingdom - Valiant Petroleum plc announces that Stephen Thomas Horton and Philip Arthur Vingoe have joined Valiant's board as independent non-executive directors, effective immediately,

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Mr. Horton has 35 years' experience working in the energy industry around the world, including 27 years with BP plc where he held several executive roles including worldwide Director of Drilling. Mr. Horton has extensive experience within the North Sea E&P sector, having co-founded Silverstone Energy Limited, which grew into a full-cycle operated business within four years of start-up.

Mr. Horton is currently a non-executive of AIM listed Leni Gas and Oil plc, designated non-executive director of Seamwell International Limited and technical adviser to Cowley Mining Limited.

Dr. Vingoe has worked in the oil and gas industry for nearly 40 years across a wide range of technical and executive roles. Dr. Vingoe, a qualified geophysicist, worked at BP for nearly 20 years, before moving to Novus Petroleum, Sasol Petroleum and co-founding Pan-Petroleum which then merged with Norse Energy do Brasil to become Panoro Energy.

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