VAALCO Board Member Waves Goodbye

VAALCO announced that one of its directors, William S. Farish, has informed the Board of Directors that he intends not to seek re-election at VAALCO's 2011 annual meeting of stockholders. He will continue to serve as a director until the adjournment of the 2011 annual meeting of stockholders. Mr. Farish has served on VAALCO's board since 2004 and currently serves as a member of the board's Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

"Will Farish has served our board with distinction and we are grateful for his dedication to VAALCO and its stockholders," said Robert L. Gerry, III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "His leadership and expertise have contributed to our success, and on behalf of our Board of Directors and the company, I want to thank him for his dedication and service to VAALCO and we wholeheartedly wish him well."