Appointment of Joint Brokers

Ophir, the upstream African oil and gas resource company today announces that it has appointed J.P. Morgan Cazenove, Oriel Securities Limited and RBC Capital Markets to act as its Joint Corporate Brokers with immediate effect.

World Finance Oil & Gas Awards

Ophir Energy plc (Ophir) is pleased to announce that it has been named "Best Oil & Gas Exploration Company" in the 2010 World Finance Awards.

Ophir Energy receives “Petroleum Africa” Award

In its 2nd Annual Independents Survey and Awards, "Petroleum Africa" (visit their web site www.petroleumafrica.com/en/) has presented Ophir with "The Indigenous Independent" Award. The full survey appears as the feature in the magazine's May 2006 edition.