Board Changes

March 9, 2012

Egdon Resources plc (AIM:EDR) is pleased to announce changes to the composition of its Board as a result of the acquisition of EnCore Oil plc (“EnCore”) by Premier Oil plc (“Premier”).Andrew Lodge will join the Board with immediate effect as Premier‘s nominated non-executive director. Andrew joined Premier’s Board as Exploration Director in April 2009 from Hess where he was Vice President, Exploration, responsible for Europe, North Africa, Asia and Australia for nine years. Previously, he was Vice President, Exploration, Asset Manager and Group Exploration Advisor for BHP Petroleum, based in London and Australia. Prior to joining BHP Petroleum, Andrew worked for BP as a geophysicist. He has an honours degree in Mining Geology from the University of Wales and a Masters in Applied Geophysics from the University of Leeds. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society.Alan Booth has resigned as a non-executive Director of the Company.Andrew Geoffrey Lodge, age 55, is, or has been in the last five years, a director of the following companies:Current DirectorshipsPremier Oil plcPremier Oil Exploration ONS LimitedPremier Oil ONS LimitedPremier Oil Aberdeen Services LimitedPremier Oil and Gas Services LimitedPremier Oil Exploration LimitedPremier Oil Group LimitedPremier Oil Holdings LimitedPremier Oil UK LimitedPremier Oil Investments LimitedPremier Oil Red Sea LimitedEncore (NNS) LimitedEncore (VOG) LimitedEncore CCS LimitedEncore Gas Storage LimitedEncore Natural Resources LimitedEncore North Sea LimitedEncore Oil & Gas LimitedEncore Oil LimitedPremier Oil (Encore Exploration UK) LimitedPremier Oil (Encore Petroleum) LimitedPremier Oil Vietnam 121 LimitedPrevious DirectorshipsPKP Exploration LimitedHess (Indonesia Pangkah) LimitedHess Indonesia New Ventures LimitedTalisman (Jambi Merang) LimitedHess (Indonesia-Tanjung Aru) LimitedHess (Faroes) LimitedHess (Thailand) LimitedHess (Malaysia-SK 306) LimitedHess LimitedHess Indonesia (North Masela) LimitedHess (Indonesia-South Sesulu) LimitedHess Services UK LimitedHess Holdings UK LimitedHess (Indonesia-Blora) LimitedHess Overseas LimitedHess (Indonesia) LimitedAndrew Lodge does not have any interest in the Ordinary Shares of the Company.Commenting on the Board changes, Philip Stephens, Chairman of Egdon said;

“Andrew brings a wealth of exploration experience to the Egdon Board and we look forward to his contribution. We would also like to thank Alan Booth for his efforts over the last 18 months and wish him well in his future endeavours.”