Near-term focus – oil price downturn creates opportunities

Kevin Hart, CEO, Bowleven

At Pressures on Producers, Explorers and the State in Emerging... 28 June 2016
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Speaker’s Biography

Kevin Hart was Finance Director at Cairn Energy plc for over eight years, a role that incorporated board responsibility for financial, commercial, legal, risk management and HR matters. Prior to this, he was a Senior Associate Director with Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Group, specialising in oil and gas sector mergers and acquisitions. He also previously held a Non-Executive Director position at Troy Income & Growth Trust from 2003 to 2016. He was appointed to the Bowleven Board in November 2006.

Need to know

Bowleven plc is an independent exploration and production company focused on Africa. The Group currently has interests in both offshore shallow water and onshore Cameroon. In Cameroon, the Group has an interest in the offshore shallow water Etinde Permit (operator NewAge), where plans for two appraisal wells and a staged development of the liquids-rich discoveries on the acreage are progressing. On the onshore Bomono Permit (operator Bowleven), extended well testing was recently completed and acreage evaluation and development planning is ongoing. Bowleven plc is listed on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange, and has its head office in Edinburgh, UK. The Group’s Cameroon operations are managed through EurOil Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bowleven.