Oryx Petroleum Announces Election of Directors

CALGARY, June 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") announced that the nominees listed in its Management Proxy Circular dated April 26, 2016 were elected as directors of Oryx Petroleum. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held earlier today in Toronto at Oryx Petroleum's Annual Meeting of Shareholders are set out below.

Each of the following six nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Oryx Petroleum on a vote by show of hands. All nominees were elected by a majority of the shareholders present in person or represented by proxy. The proxies received by management with respect to the election of directors were as follows:

Nominee

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Richard Alexander

196,716,413

99.98%

34,009

0.02%

Bradford Camp

196,001,924

99.62%

748,498

0.38%

Jean Claude Gandur

193,284,529

98.24%

3,465,893

1.76%

Nevin Karim

196,002,224

99.62%

748,198

0.38%

Gerald Macey

196,748,122

100%

2,300

0%

Peter Newman

196,748,122

100%

2,300

0%

 

Percentages in the table above represent the votes for or withheld, as applicable, cast by proxy, as a percentage of all votes cast at the meeting by shareholders present in person or represented by proxy.

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be filed under the Corporation's profile at www.sedar.com.

ABOUT ORYX PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED

Oryx Petroleum is an international oil exploration, development and production company focused in Africa and the Middle East. The Corporation's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "OXC". The Oryx Petroleum group of companies was founded in 2010 by The Addax and Oryx Group P.L.C. Oryx Petroleum has interests in seven license areas, two of which have yielded oil discoveries. The Corporation is the operator or technical partner in five of the seven license areas. Two license areas are located in the Kurdistan Region and the Wasit governorate (province) of Iraq and five license areas are located in West Africa in Nigeria, the AGC administrative area offshore Senegal and Guinea Bissau, and Congo (Brazzaville). Further information about Oryx Petroleum is available at www.oryxpetroleum.com or under Oryx Petroleum's profile at www.sedar.com.

SOURCE Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited

For further information: For additional information about Oryx Petroleum, please contact: Scott Lewis, Head of Corporate Finance and Planning, Tel.: +41 (0) 58 702 93 52, E-mail: scott.lewis@oryxpetroleum.com

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