VAALCO Welcomes Myers to Board

VAALCO Energy announced that John J. Myers, Jr. has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Myers, a Chartered Financial Analyst, was the founder and Managing Partner of a successful energy investment hedge fund until his retirement in 2009. He has over twenty-five years of energy industry experience having served as an equity analyst for various investment banking firms before becoming a fund manager

"John brings to VAALCO an in depth knowledge of our industry at a critical period in our growth," stated Robert L. Gerry, III, Chairman and CEO of the company. "His broad based experience in analyzing corporate performance, structure and transactions will be a valued addition to our deliberations as we search for future strategic opportunities."