PRESS RELEASE: Zion Oil & Gas Hires New VP and Israeli Branch Manager

Zion Oil & Gas Hires New VP and Israeli Branch Manager


Zion Welcomes Longtime Legal Advisor Mr. Jeffrey Moskowitz

DALLAS and CAESAREA, Israel, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZN) announces that Mr. Jeffrey Moskowitz has joined the company as its new VP and Israeli Branch General Manager, effective immediately.

Victor G. Carrillo, Zion’s CEO, states that, “We are very pleased to bring Jeffrey aboard as a fulltime employee to our team in Israel. For a decade, Jeffrey has been a trusted legal advisor to us so it is my pleasure to name him as our new Vice President and Israeli Branch Manager to help guide and oversee Zion’s in-country operations.”

Mr. Jeffrey Moskowitz is a certified attorney in Israel with over 30 years of experience primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial law. Mr. Moskowitz served as an attorney and in-house legal counsel at Koor Industries, a major Israeli industrial concern. For over ten years, Mr. Moskowitz has been providing Zion Oil & Gas legal advice regarding various aspects of operations in Israel. Mr. Moskowitz has developed an expertise in all aspects relating to the Israel oil and gas industry, including helping to guide exploration companies such as Zion through the complexities of governmental permitting and regulatory issues. Mr. Moskowitz has extensive experience working with the Israel Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange that will serve as a very valuable asset in assisting with corporate strategy and implementation. Since 2008, Mr. Moskowitz has also assisted Martin M. van Brauman, Zion’s Corporate Secretary/Treasurer/SVP, in establishing and maintaining the Bnei Joseph Foundation, an Israeli charity.

Mr. Moskowitz graduated from Bar Ilan University with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. Mr. Moskowitz served in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a combat medic.

Zion Oil & Gas explores for oil and gas onshore in Israel and its operations are focused on the Megiddo-Jezreel License (approximately 99,000 acres) south and west of the Sea of Galilee, where it plans to start drilling a deep well imminently.

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