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VANCOUVER, BC, April 26, 2021 /CNW/ – Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd. (“ReconAfrica”) (TSXV: RECO) (OTCQX: RECAF) (Frankfurt: 0XD) is pleased to provide an operations update, announces additions to the Company’s personnel and disclosure of incentive stock option grants.
The first of the initial three well drilling program, the 6-2 well, was successfully, temporarily capped on April 19th. The rig has been rigged down with drilling rig components, the drill pipe and auxiliary equipment moved 16 km (10 miles) north to the second drill site, 6-1. This second vertical well, anticipated to commence drilling by May 1st, is designed to evaluate the petroleum systems discovered in the first well (6-2) in an area of maximum thickness.
Diana McQueen, previously Senior Policy Advisor to the Company, has now joined ReconAfrica as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications & Stakeholder Relations. Diana is highly experienced in the fields of Government, Indigenous Relations and Strategic Affairs. Previously, Diana has held high level Alberta provincial cabinet roles including Minister of Energy, Minster of Environment & Water, Minister of Environment & Sustainable Resource Development/Forestry and Climate Change, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Government House leader, and member of numerous committees such as Treasury Board, and Agenda & Priorities.
Mr. Grayson M. Andersen, has joined the Company as Manager of Investor Relations. Mr. Andersen has over 22 years of oil and gas and capital markets industry experience, 10 of which have been spent in the UK as a specialist salesperson with Macquarie Capital, Simmons & Company and Credit Suisse. Mr. Andersen most recently served as the Corporate Vice President, Capital Markets, for Frontera Energy Corporation (TSX: FEC). Prior to this, Mr. Andersen provided capital markets advisory services to GeoPark Limited (NYSE: GPRK). Prior to moving to the UK, Mr. Andersen was Manager of Investor Relations for Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX and NYSE: CNQ) in Calgary, Alberta. Mr.