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Hurricane Energy PLC (HUR)


Monday 23 May, 2022

Hurricane Energy PLC

Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 3451M
Hurricane Energy PLC
23 May 2022

23 May 2022

Hurricane Energy plc


("Hurricane" or the "Company")


Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director


Hurricane Energy plc (AIM: HUR), the UK based oil and gas company , is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Janice Beal as an Independent Non-Executive Director , with immediate effect. Linda will chair the Audit and Risk Committee and become a member of the Remuneration Committee.


Philip Wolfe, Chairman of Hurricane, commented:


" We are delighted to welcome Linda to the board of Hurricane as an independent non-executive director.  Her extensive experience as a tax partner at both PwC and Grant Thornton advising international E&P clients, coupled with her recent career serving as a director of listed small cap natural resources businesses will bring an immediate and meaningful contribution to the work of our Board as we make important financial and strategic decisions. In addition, her in-depth financial knowledge and governance expertise will be of great benefit as Audit and Risk Committee Chair.


"We ran an extensive and thorough search process managed by a leading sector-focused executive search firm, Preng & Associates, which covered a diverse range of really strong candidates. Linda was the standout candidate and we are very pleased that she has accepted our offer to join the Board. "



Hurricane Energy plc

Antony Maris, Chief Executive Officer

[email protected]

+44 (0)1483 862820

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited

Nominated Adviser & Joint Corporate Broker

Callum Stewart / Jason Grossman

+44 (0)20 7710 7600


Investec Bank plc

Joint Corporate Broker

Chris Sim / Jarrett Silver / Charles Craven

+44 (0)20 7597 5970


Vigo Consulting

Public Relations

Patrick d'Ancona / Ben Simons

[email protected]


+44 (0)20 7390 0230


Linda Beal's current directorships and partnerships together with those held within the last five years are set out below:


Current appointments:

Appointments within previous 5 years:




Aminex PLC

FlowStream Royalties Limited

Auxxilia Limited

Airnow PLC

Global Pricing Innovations Ltd

  San Leon Energy PLC

i3 Energy plc

  Tax Systems plc

Kropz plc


Linda Beal Consulting LLP


Orca Energy Group Inc




Linda Janice Beal, née Coxon, (aged 60) does not own any shares in the Company and has confirmed that there is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.


About Hurricane


Hurricane has a 100% interest in and operates the Lancaster field, the UK's first field to produce from a fractured basement reservoir.


Hurricane also has a 50% interest in the Greater Warwick Area licence, which contains the Lincoln and Warwick assets.


Visit Hurricane's website at


Inside Information


This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the UK version of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 on Market Abuse ("UK MAR"), as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, and Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 on Market Abuse ("EU MAR").

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