Wentworth Welcomes New CFO

Wentworth announced the appointment of Mr. Lance Mierendorf to the position of Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Mr. Geoff Bury, who was both Managing Director and acting Chief Financial Officer, will continue in the role of Managing Director.

Mr. Mierendorf is a Canadian Chartered Accountant and has worked in the international oil and gas environment for over 15 years. Prior to joining Wentworth, Mr. Mierendorf was Chief Financial Officer of Sonoro Energy Ltd., a Canadian based junior public company having start-up operations in Iraq. Prior to that, Mr. Mierendorf was Corporate Controller for Buried Hill Energy, a private company having exploration and appraisal operations in The Gambia and Turkmenistan. Previously, Mr. Mierendorf was Middle East Finance Manager for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation based in Doha, Qatar.

Geoff Bury, Managing Director commented, "Mr. Mierendorf brings a wealth of international and public company experience to Wentworth. As we advance our exploration programs and develop markets for our known and expected hydrocarbon resources, Wentworth's management team is now better positioned to manage the growth of its assets."