Central Petroleum Limited (ASX:CTP) (OTCMKTS:CPTLF) ("Company" or "Central") is pleased to advise a further appointment to the Central Board. Highly regarded oil and gas industry executive, Dr Sarah Ryan, has agreed to join Central as a Non-Executive Director. Dr Ryan's appointment follows the appointment of Martin Kriewaldt and further strengthens the current Board of Directors.

Dr Ryan's career has traversed senior roles in technical, commercial, investment and governance aspects of the oil and gas industry. Recently recognised as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and a director of Woodside Petroleum Limited since 2012, Dr Ryan is exceptionally well credentialed.

Robert Hubbard, Chairman of Central said, "I am absolutely delighted that Sarah has accepted our invitation to join the Central Board. Dr Ryan brings a collection of skills and experiences that are rarely found in a single person and I am sure Sarah will make a very valuable contribution to Central achieving its strategic ambitions.".

"Dr Ryan's appointment is the second step in satisfying our commitment to shareholders to augment, expand and change the current board. I will look to make further comments on Board changes at the upcoming AGM".

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About Central Petroleum Limited

Central Petroleum Limited (ASX:CTP) is an oil and gas explorer and producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange focused on supplying the domestic gas market. Central is advancing several separate projects across what is regarded as the biggest package of proven and prospective oil and gas acreage across central Australia. This spread of assets gives Central multiple options for growth and development. 88% of this land being gas prone has led to the Company's focus on becoming a major domestic gas producer.



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