Argenta Oil & Gas Elects Glenn Van Doorne as New Director

Argenta Oil & Gas announced that Glenn Van Doorne has joined the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Van Doorne has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

Mr. Van Doorne previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Solana Resources Ltd., a company that merged with Gran Tierra Energy Inc. after increasing its reserves from 700,000 boe to over 7 million boe and production from 400 boed to over 5,000 boed. Prior to joining Solana Resources, he was involved in exploration and production opportunities in Kazakhstan as the Founder of IbrizOil Inc., which was acquired by Blue Sky Energy Corp. and as Vice President, Exploration and Production for Hurricane Hydrocarbons Inc. which changed its name to PetroKazakhstan after growing from 50 bopd to over 70,000 bopd. Mr. Van Doorne holds a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in Geological and Mineralogical Sciences from the Universities of Brussels and Gent in Belgium.

Claudio Larotonda, President & CEO commented, "We are very excited to have Glenn onboard. He has a remarkably successful record worldwide and his significant input will help Argenta in numerous ways including the identification of further exploration and production opportunities. I'm sure we will see his imprint in the short term."