ERHC Energy Inc. Appoints New Corporate Securities Counsel
HOUSTON, December 6, 2007 – ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCBB: ERHE.OB), an independent oil and gas company, today announced that it has appointed the Houston-based firm of Warner & Associates PLLC as ERHC’s corporate securities counsel, replacing Duane Morris LLP, which is no longer handling any of ERHC’s securities or disclosure legal work.
ERHC Energy retained Warner & Associates in connection with its cost containment initiatives. Going forward, Warner & Associates will handle matters relating to ERHC’s corporate securities and disclosure, including compliance, securities registration and corporate governance.
“Warner & Associates is a highly capable firm and we welcome their guidance as we prepare to file the Company’s 10K as scheduled,” said Interim Chief Executive Officer, Nicolae Luca.
The law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP continues on behalf of ERHC to interface with investigators from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to respond to their requests for information from the Company.
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About ERHC Energy
ERHC Energy Inc. is a Houston-based independent oil and gas company focused on growth through high impact exploration in the highly prospective Gulf of Guinea and the development of undeveloped and marginal oil and gas fields. ERHC is committed to creating and delivering significant value for its shareholders, investors, and employees; sustainable and profitable growth through risk balanced smart exploration, cost efficient development and high margin production. Visit www.erhc.com for more information.