Appointment of Directors

12 November 2007 ELIXIR PETROLEUM LIMITED ("Elixir" or "the Company") APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS The Directors of Elixir Petroleum Limited (ASX: EXR, AIM: ELP) are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Jonathan Stewart, Mr Andrew Ross and Mr Trevor Benson as Directors of the Company effective from today's date pursuant to the terms of the Merger Implementation Agreement between Elixir and Gawler Resources Limited ("Gawler"). Details of each new Director's qualifications and experience are set out in the notice of the Company's forthcoming AGM which is to be held on 30 November 2007 at 11 am (WDST) at Level 31, 77 St Georges Terrace, Perth Western Australia 6000. A copy of the Notice of Meeting is available on the Company's website ( The information on the new directors required to be disclosed pursuant to the AIM Rules will be announced as soon as possible. RESIGNATION OF DIRECTOR / CHANGE OF COMPANY SECRETARY The Directors further advise that Mr Kent Hunter has resigned as Director and Secretary of the Company and wish to take this opportunity to thank him for his contribution to the Company since its establishment in 2004. Mr Alex Neuling has been appointed as Company Secretary. Mr Neuling is a chartered accountant (UK) and chartered secretary and has more than ten years experience in resources, commerce and public practice in Australia and the UK. CHANGE OF REGISTERED OFFICE Please also be advised that Elixir has changed its registered office and principal place of business in Australia to the following address: Level 20, 77 St Georges Terrace Perth Western Australia 6000 GPO Box 2530 Perth, WA 6001 For further information please contact: Elixir Petroleum Limited Russell Langusch, Managing Director +44 207 484 5623 (UK Office) +44 7840 523 771 (UK Cell) +61 411 725 858 (Australia Cell) E-mail: Bankside Consultants Michael Padley / Susan Scott +44 207 367 8888 Seymour Pierce Limited +44 207 107 8000 Jonathan Wright ---END OF MESSAGE---