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RNS Number : 7858Y
Riverstone Energy Limited
19 May 2016

19 May 2016


("REL" and the "Company")


Directorate Change


Following the announcement by Riverstone Energy Limited on 29 April 2016, the Company is pleased to confirm that Ken Ryan and Jeremy Thompson have been elected to the board of directors of the Company (the "Board") as non-executive directors at the Annual General Meeting ("AGM") on 19 May 2016, with effect from the close of the AGM.


Ken Ryan and Jeremy Thompson confirm that there are no details to be disclosed, in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.13, other than those made in the announcement of 29 April 2016.


Following the retirement of the non-executive Chairman of the Board, Sir Robert Wilson, and James Hackett, as non-executive director, at the AGM, in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11(2), the Company is pleased to confirm that Sir Robert has been succeeded as non-executive Chairman of the Board by Richard Hayden, who has also succeeded Sir Robert as Chair of the Company's Nominations Committee.  Further, Claire Whittet will replace Sir Robert as Chair of the Management Engagement Committee and Patrick Firth will replace Richard Hayden as Chair of the Audit Committee and as the Company's Senior Independent Director.  All appointments are with effect from 19 May 2016.


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About Riverstone Energy Limited:

REL is a closed-ended investment company that invests exclusively in the global energy industry, with a particular focus on the exploration & production and midstream sectors. REL aims to capitalise on the opportunities presented by Riverstone's energy investment platform.  REL is a member of the FTSE 250 and its ordinary shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol RSE.  To date, REL has made 16 investments spanning conventional and unconventional oil and gas activities in the Gulf of Mexico, Continental U.S., Western Canada, the U.K. North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, Mexico and credit.

For further details, see www.RiverstoneREL.com

Neither the contents of Riverstone Energy Limited's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the websites (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.

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