EnQuest PLC ('EnQuest') announces that Neil McCulloch is stepping down today as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of EnQuest PLC by mutual agreement.

EnQuest has appointed Faysal Hamza as Interim Head of North Sea and Bob Davenport as Managing Director, North Sea, reporting to Faysal. Prior to joining EnQuest, Bob successfully led Apache's North Sea operations. Faysal and Bob previously worked together to build EnQuest's successful business in Malaysia. John Penrose will replace Bob as Managing Director, Malaysia.

Jock Lennox, Chairman of EnQuest:

"The Board would like to thank Neil for his unstinting contribution to EnQuest during a challenging period for both the company and industry. We wish him well for the future."