Eco Atlantic Appointment of Senior Geologist


Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. (AIM: ECO, TSX‐V: EOG), the oil and gas exploration company with licenses in proven oil province in Guyana and the highly prospective basins in Namibia, is pleased to announce the appointment of Selma Usiku to the role of Senior Geologist. Selma will join the Company with immediate effect.

Selma is a highly experienced geoscientist, with a strong track record in the sub-Saharan  oil and gas industry. Selma spent the last six years assessing exploration plays in the South Atlantic Margin, specifically in Namibia and South Africa, as an exploration geologist Selma focuses on regional geological and geophysical interpretation. She has extensive experience and previously worked with Eco on the Company’s Namibian blocks.  Located in Windhoek, Namibia, Selma gives Eco superior capacity with regional technical studies, interpretation and execution of seismic programs and selection of drilling targets.

Selma serves on Namibia’s American Association of Petroleum Geologists Geosciences Technology Workshops Steering Committee and holds a Master of Science (MSc) focused on Petroleum Geoscience from Royal Holloway, University of London. She has also provided industry leading geotechnical services to the African Oil Exploration sector and in 2018 she was nominated and was awarded Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Award for Excellence in Africa.

Colin Kinley, COO and Co-Founder of Eco Atlantic commented:
“We are delighted to have Selma joining the team here at Eco. She brings a wealth of exploration experience to our four Namibian blocks all recently renewed for another 10 years. As we seek out partners for the new Licenses, she will lead the technical support for Namibia through the farm out process and also help define the exploration path as we move forward. 

“Selma also brings fresh and innovative interpretation to our exploration efforts and she is bringing welcomed insight to our advancing 3D reprocessing and target selection in Guyana for our 2022 drilling program.”

 Selma Usiku, Senior Geologist of Eco Atlantic commented:
“I am very excited to join the Eco team. This is a great moment for the Company, with Eco having reset the four blocks in Namibia and plans to conduct further drilling in Guyana. The Company has a great and proven dynamic of progressing responsibly and without barriers. Joining an exploration team with such great knowledge and experience in Geophysics and Geology and a long history of internationally exploration, will let me broaden my perspective. I look forward to working closely with the team going forward and progressing the exciting acreage we have in the portfolio.”

Selma will be presenting new business opportunities for Eco Antlantic's edition of our Africa Independents Forum this May. Sign up to our newsletter to be sent your copy. 

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