HARRI TURPEINEN JOINS GLOBAL OIL SHALE AS CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Global Oil Shale Group Plc (“GOS”), the specialised oil shale mining and processing company, is pleased to announce that Mr Harri Turpeinen has joined GOS as CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER.

Mr Turpeinen, oil shale Chemistry specialist, (MSc (Chemistry), University of Oulu) has 38 years experience with Neste Oil (Finland) in the field of alternative fuels as head of Research & Development and several business divisions including bio fuels, bitumen, steam & coal speciality products.

For further information contact:

Petri Karjalainen – Executive Chairman
Tel: +44 7811 200 885 e-Mail: pk@globaloilshale.com

Anton Eiguine – Investor Relations
Tel: +44 1534 88 6644 e-Mail: ase@globaloilshale.com