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Wednesday 26 April, 2006

Expro International

Directorate Change

Expro International Group PLC
26 April 2006

Wednesday, 26 April 2006

                         EXPRO INTERNATIONAL GROUP PLC

                               Directorate Change

Expro International Group PLC ("Expro" or "the Group") today announce that Colin
Ainger, Corporate Development Director, has decided to retire from the Group
after 24 years service. Appointed to the Board in 1992 as Finance Director as
part of Expro's MBO team, Colin served as Finance Director through the
successful flotation of the Group in 1995 and took up his current position in
1997 to concentrate on M&A activity. In latter years he has also been
responsible for the Group's health and safety performance and had assumed the
role of CSR director for the last three years. Colin's duties will be absorbed
by the other Board members.

Expro also announce today the appointment to the Board of John McAlister as an
Executive Director and Group General Counsel.

John, who will be based in the Group's corporate headquarters in Reading, will
be joining in June 2006 from National Grid PLC where he has held the post of
Group Deputy General Counsel. Prior to this, John spent eight years with
Clifford Chance, both in London and the Far East, after gaining a law degree
from the University of Kent.

There is no information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13R
of the Listing Rules.

Commenting on the Board changes, Group CEO Graeme Coutts said:

"After 24 years of outstanding service Colin will retire at the annual general
meeting in July. Colin has served Expro in a variety of senior positions
throughout his long distinguished career. His energy and dedication to the
business has played a significant part in our success and we wish him well in
his retirement.

"As a Group we have made significant advances thanks, in no small part, to the
professionalism and dedication of our staff. Our strong progress determines that
we continually monitor our skill base to ensure we have the correct blend to
meet customer requirements while managing the risk profile of our business. We
are therefore delighted to welcome John to the board as our first Group General
Counsel. John brings to Expro a strong blend of legal and commercial

                                    - Ends -

For further information please contact:
Expro International Group PLC                                      0118 959 1341
Michael Speakman, Finance Director

Weber Shandwick Square Mile                                        020 7067 0700
James Chandler / Rachel Taylor / Stephanie Badjonat

Note to Editors:

Expro International Group PLC is a leading upstream oil and gas technology and
service provider, specialising in well performance and production optimisation.
The Expro Group employs over 2,500 people worldwide and is an innovative leader
in oilfield technology which enables clients to maximise recovery of their
reserves. For more information, please refer to the Group's website at

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