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WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) ("WesternZagros" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Mossman to the position of Vice President, Operations.
"I am delighted to welcome Michael to the WesternZagros team. His depth of knowledge and breadth of international experience are particularly well-suited to the planning, evaluation and execution of all our joint venture drilling programs" said Simon Hatfield, WesternZagros Chief Executive Officer. "As a senior member of our executive management team, Michael will play an important role in the delivery of WesternZagros's targets."
Mr. Mossman's extensive experience encompasses the areas of senior operational, technology development and executive management across exploration and development projects, having spent 35 years with BP on some numerous prolific and challenging projects in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa. His most recent position with BP was VP Operations and Country Manager for BP Algeria. His career with BP started in the North Sea and was followed by positions in Qatar, UK, Colombia, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Algeria. Mr. Mossman holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Bristol University and a Masters of Science (Distinction) in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College.
About WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
WesternZagros is an international natural resources company engaged in acquiring properties and exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas in Iraq. WesternZagros, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, holds two Production Sharing Contracts with the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. WesternZagros's shares trade in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WZR".
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