- UK Oil & Gas Investments executive director Jason Berry has died following a short illness.

He joined the board in August 2014 and was instrumental in providing a firm financial footing for the early growth of the company and its now substantial oil and gas portfolio. He brought to the company his considerable skills and experience as a successful corporate financier and stockbroker.

UKOG executive chairman Stephen Sanderson said: "We are deeply shocked by this tragic news. Jason's wide-ranging talents, expertise and dedication will be sorely missed by the company and his colleagues. Our thoughts and condolences are now with his family."

At 3:06pm: [LON:UKOG] Uk Oil Gas Investments Plc a Ord 0.01p share price was -0.03p at 1.38p

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