Alba Mineral Resources plc Appoints Experienced Oil & Gas Consultant

Alba Mineral Resources plc (AIM: ALBA), the diversified mineral exploration and development company, is pleased to announce the appointment with immediate effect
of Sue Corrigan as Alba’s Technical Consultant – Oil & Gas.

Sue Corrigan is a Geologist and Geoscientist with 40 years’ industry experience in both Exploration and Development geology. She has extensive experience of reservoir evaluation in the UK Continental Shelf and the UK Southern Gas Basin, Norway, Algeria, Venezuela, Uganda, Kenya, sub-Saharan Africa and West Africa (offshore Ghana).

Ms Corrigan began her career at Shell and Amoco. Prior to becoming an independent consultant in 2015, she spent over six years at Tullow Oil plc, the FTSE 250
independent oil and gas exploration and production company, including holding the position of Principal Geoscientist between August 2011 and May 2015.

Ms Corrigan’s experience encompasses active participation in a number of North Sea and International field unitisations, numerous screenings and evaluations for potential acquisitions and farm-outs, planning wells in the North Sea and Africa, co-ordination with drilling teams, monitoring of well progress and management of external consultants and services.

Alba’s Executive Chairman, George Frangeskides, commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Sue Corrigan to our team. She brings to Alba a wealth of expertise in the oil and gas sector at a very important time for Alba’s oil investments.

At Horse Hill, where Alba holds the second largest shareholding in the Operator, Horse Hill Developments Limited (HHDL), following some impending upgrades to site facilities HHDL is due to commence a 150-day production testing programme on the Portland and Kimmeridge KL3 and KL4 reservoirs, with the objective of confirming the presence of a commercially viable oil volume. This will enable us to then make a declaration of commerciality.”

“This significant point in the development of the Horse Hill Project having been reached, and with production expected from the Brockham site in which Alba is alsoinvested, Sue’s technical advice and support will be invaluable as we enter this potentially transformational phase for the Company.”

Click here for the full RNS