Victoria Oil & Gas appoints new CEO

Victoria Oil & Gas has appointed John Scott as the Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

Victoria Oil & Gas has appointed John Scott as the Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

The oil and gas exploration company, with assets in Africa and the Former Soviet Union, has not had a chief executive since Tony Porter in 2007.

Scott joins the group from Indus Gas where he was the Chief Financial Officer. Indus is one of the largest oil and gas companies by market capitalisation on the AIM market.

Scott has more than 30 years of experience of oil and gas operations, having previously worked for the British National Oil Company and Halliburton. He also held investment banking roles with Citigroup, Standard Bank and ABN Amro.

He was a founder of Toronto Venture Exchange-listed Exile Resources, a West African oil and gas exploration company that merged with Oando, a Nigerian oil producer.

RD

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