Form 8K For Empire Energy Corporation International
Change in Directors or Principal Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On February 23, 2009 the Board of Directors of Empire Energy Corporation International approved the
appointment of Mark Callaway as a member of the Board of directors as an Executive Director with
responsibility for Corporate Finance and Business Development.
Mark Callaway, FCA, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and
has held various CEO and CFO positions at country and international level for Shell over a 24 year
period, including many years in French West Africa and a prolonged stay in Kazakhstan where he was
the Chief Financial Officer of the North Caspian Sea Consortium which discovered Kashagan, a world-
class oil field. This was followed by a further seven year record of several successful start-up oil and
gas companies, including FTSE, AIM and TSX listed companies, Imperial Energy Plc, Nelson
Resources Limited, FirstAfrica Plc and Elko Energy Inc, a private Canadian company.
Mr. Callaway's committee assignments and terms of his compensation have not yet been determined.
This appointment was not part of any arrangement or understanding between the new director and any