Tullow Announces Board Change

The directors of Tullow wish to announce that Eskandar Maleki, a non-executive director, has retired from the board of Tullow Oil plc with effect from April 21, 2004 to concentrate on his other business interests.

Mr. Patrick Plunkett, Chairman of Tullow said:

"Eskandar has made a valuable contribution both to the business and to the Board during his time as a director since 1996 and I would like to thank him in particular for his support during my time as Chairman"