Ed Johnson joins FluidOil Board as Non-Executive Director

The Board of Directors of FluidOil Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Johnson as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.


Ed has significant experience at board level in the oil and gas sector. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Minotaur Environmental Services, a leading provider of soil remediation, oil sands production and water treatment services to the energy sector. Minotaur is active in Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa.

Ed’s previous executive roles have included Partner at Lothian Oil & Gas Partners, Chief Executive Officer at AIM-listed Sirius Petroleum Plc, Head of the New Markets Oil Team at Renaissance Capital, the leading international Emerging Markets Investment bank, and Head of Oil & Gas Specialist Sales at Canaccord Adams in London. Prior to Canaccord, Ed was a Partner at NewSmith Capital Partners, responsible for the Resources and Energy fund, and he has also worked at Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital.

Olav Ellingson, Non-Executive Chairman of FluidOil Limited, said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Ed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director. His significant experience and knowledge of the oil and gas industry and capital markets, including as CEO of AIM-listed Sirius Petroleum, will greatly benefit the Company and we are very much looking forward to working with him.”