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Zion Oil & Gas appoints new board director

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Staff writer | Dallas, Tx., USA | April 22, 2015
Zion Oil & GasApril 22, 2105, Dallas, Tx., USA - Zion Oil & Gas, Inc., an oil and gas company, announced that Dustin L. Guinn has been appointed to the board as an independent director, effective May 1, 2015.
Mr. Guinn currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Viking Services, B.V., having served in this capacity since June of 2011.

Mr. Guinn’s primary responsibilities include operational and strategic management focusing on the growth, deployment and profitability of assets (drilling rigs and associated equipment, etc.) in Turkey, Israel, Northern Iraq, Hungary, Albania, Oman, Romania and other strategic countries in the Middle East, North Africa, as well as Central and Eastern Europe.

Mr. Guinn has extensive experience in transactional mergers and acquisitions involving both entity and asset purchases as well as the subsequent integration of those acquisitions. He has been intimately involved in the growth of Viking Services in terms of financial, operational, structural, and reporting and management growth since its inception in 2008.

Prior to assuming the responsibilities of CEO in 2011, Mr. Guinn served as President of Viking International and Viking Geophysical, in which he leveraged his financial background and experience to focus on the continued development of operational efficiencies, reporting implementation, profitable asset deployment and accountability, focusing on return-on-investment metrics.

Mr. Guinn was integral in the procurement and negotiation of many of Viking’s key long-term, ongoing service contracts and Master Service Agreements. He has also served in various capacities within Viking such as CFO, Treasury Manager and Financial Analyst.

Mr. Guinn graduated with honors from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance, and he earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from West Texas A&M.