Afren PLC

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Afren plc is an international independent exploration and production (E&P) company with a Premium Listing on the London Stock Exchange (symbol AFR) and a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
Afren is a dynamic, entrepreneurial organisation with a portfolio ofworld-class assets located in several of the world’s most prolific and fast-emerging hydrocarbon basins in Africa and the Middle East. Our activities span the full-cycle E&P value chain of exploration, appraisal, development through to production. Our success depends on our ability to deliver long-term value for all our stakeholders through a clear and consistent strategy, which recognises that our responsibilities go beyond our operations.

To leverage our track record of operational delivery and effective portfolio and financial management our business has been strategically positioned into three core business units, Nigeria and other West Africa, Afren East Africa Exploration and the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Latest Afren PLC News

Lekoil announces acquisition of Afren's Participating Interest in OPL 310
Lekoil (AIM: LEK), the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, has agreed to acquire Afren plc's ('Afren') entire 22.86% participating interest in OPL 3
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Oyster Oil and Gas to assume Afren's responsibilities in Block 1101, Madagascar
Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd. has noted the widely reported demise of the Afren group, and also the recent release of its formerly held interests in Block 1101 in Madagascar. The Company is pleased to confi
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Oil price, Hunting, Casa, Sundry-Nighthawk-Enteq- And finally...
  • WTI $41.75 -$1.18, Brent $44.06 -$1.75, Diff $2.31 -57c, NG $2.26 n/c
Friday, November 13, 2015

Oil price, Pantheon, Victoria Oil & Gas, Circle Oil, Sundry-Plexus-Afren- And finally...
  • WTI $43.20 -78c, Brent $46.81 -73c, Diff $3.61 +5c, NG $2.09 +3c
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Oil price, Ithaca, Petrofac, President, Afren, And finally...
  • WTI $49.43 +$1.62, Brent $53.05 +$1.72, Diff $3.62 +10c, NG $2.50 +2c
Friday, October 9, 2015

Oil price, President, Afren, Primeline Energy Holdings, And finally...
  • WTI $46.90 -25c, Brent $49.08 -67c, Diff $2.18 -42c, NG $2.65 -1c
Friday, September 18, 2015

Oil price, Afren, And finally...
Oil price Another bad day particularly for WTI, as domestic pressures in the US are at present creating an unpleasant backdrop and the chart looks very wobbly indeed. The dollar strengthened on the b
Friday, August 14, 2015

Oil price, Rockhopper, Sound Energy, Afren, Tethys, Sundry-Onshore round-Kurdistan- And finally...
  • WTI $43.87 -79c, Brent $48.61 -91c, Diff $4.74 -12c, NG $2.80 -1c
Monday, August 10, 2015

Oil price, Afren, Trinity, Sundry-Exxon-Chevron-BG-Petroceltic-ENOC/Dragon-Soma- And finally...
  • WTI $47.12 -$1.40, Brent $52.21 -$1.10, Diff $5.09 +30c, NG $2.72 -5c
Monday, August 3, 2015

Afren enters administration
Afren Plc provides an update on the outcome of the discussions regarding its financial situation. As announced on 15 July 2015, the recently completed operational review has led the Company to expect
Friday, July 31, 2015

Afren PLC Who's Who

Alan Linn
Chief Executive Officer
Alan has 35 years international experience in the oil and gas industry developing and restructuring businesses in challenging and diverse environments. He has been successful in implementing strategic change within established businesses and has over 12 years experience working with executive teams and boards in companies listed in the UK and Australia. He has a track record of delivering sound commercial and operational results within both large and small oil and gas companies.

Prior to joining Afren, Alan was Chief Executive Officer and executive director at ROC Oil, based in Australia and Malaysia from 2008 to date. Alan has held senior roles in operational, commercial and general management previously with African Arabian Petroleum, Tullow Oil; Cairn Energy, LASMO/ENI and ExxonMobil. He has direct experience of successfully managing complex partner and government relationships as well as leading operational and EHS excellence from boardroom to drill bit.

Alan is a discipline engineer with a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Strathclyde University in Glasgow.

Alan is a fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

David Frauman
Non-executive Chairman
David C. L. Frauman, the new non-executive chairman, has over 40 years of experience overall, both as a restructuring lawyer and more recently as a director of companies that have been engaged in financial restructurings. He retired as a partner in the London office of Allen & Overy LLP in 2009, and since that time has been a director of EMI Music, the Jost Group in Germany, the Luxembourg subsidiary of the Italian group, Seat Pagine Gialle, where he was the chairman of the board, the UK hotels group QMH Ltd., and the Luxembourg subsidiaries of the former Icelandic investment bank, Straumur Burdaras, where he is the sole director.

David Thomas
Chief Operating Officer
David Thomas has over 35 years'' executive and operational experience in the international oil and gas industry covering operations, exploration, business development and corporate transactions with both large and small companies.

Prior to joining Afren, Dave was Chief Operating Officer with Petroceltic International from 2012 to 2015. His previous roles have included CEO for Melrose Resources from 2007 to 2012; President and COO for Centurion Energy; Regional VP in West Africa; Russia/Asia/ Australia and North Sea for Eni SpA; and Group General Manager, Operations and MD Pakistan for LASMO plc. Dave started his career as a Reservoir Engineer with Conoco UK before moving to increasingly senior positions including Chief Reservoir Engineer and Asset Management roles. Dave has a BSc in Mining Engineering from Nottingham University.

Afren PLC Offices

United Kingdom
Head Office
Afren plc
Kinnaird House 1 Pall Mall East London SW1Y 5AU
Tel +44 (0)20 7864 3700
Fax +44 (0)20 7864 3701
United States
Afren Resources USA, Inc
10001 Woodloch Forest Drive Suite 360 The Woodlands Texas 77380
Tel +1 281 297 2500
Fax +1 281 297 2999
East Africa Exploration (Kenya) Ltd
Delta Corner, Tower B, 8th Floor
Waiyaki Way, Westlands
P.O. Box 61 - 00623
Tel +254 713 883688
Afren Nigeria
1st Floor, The Octagon 13A, A.J. Marinho Drive Victoria Island Annexe Lagos
Tel +234 (0) 1279 6000
First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Limited
Company Secretary & Registered Office
Uche Nwamara
8th floor Octagon Building
13A A J Marinho Drive,
Victoria Island Annexe
Tel +234 (0)1 2796400
Afren Middle East and North Africa
Erbil Branch
Building C2
Second Floor
Empire Business Complex
Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Tel +964 (0)66 210 7500
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