RAK Petroleum announces Board appointments

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 24 May 2010--RAK Petroleum Public Company Limited, the oil and gas exploration and production company, announced that Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Mossavar-Rahmani was previously Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and Managing Director. He succeeds Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair who stepped down after four years as the Board Chairman.