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Director/PDMR Shareholding



July 9, 2019 - TheNewswire - Calgary, AB - Zenith Energy Ltd. ("Zenith" or the "Company") (LSE:ZEN)(TSXV:ZEE)(OSE:ZENA-ME) the listed international oil & gas production company operating the largest onshore oilfield in Azerbaijan, is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive Officer & President, Mr. Andrea Cattaneo, has advised the Company that on July 4, 2019, he sold a total of 1,660,000 common shares of no par value ("Common Shares") in the capital of the Company at a price of GBP0.03 per Common Share (approximately CAD$0.05).

As per Mr. Cattaneo's previous transaction announced on July 4, 2019, he used all the proceeds of the sale to exercise stock options and acquire 688,797 common shares of no-par value in the capital of the Company, (the "New Shares"), at an exercise price (the "Options Price") of CAD$0.12 (approximately GBP0.07) per New Share.

The Stock Options Plan, (the "Plan"), was approved by shareholders at the Company's last AGM, held on June 17, 2019.

Following the aforementioned dealings, Mr. Cattaneo is directly beneficially interested in a total of 19,159,115 Common Shares in the capital of the Company, representing 6.77% of the total issued and outstanding common share capital of the Company admitted to trading on the Main Market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange, and representing 6.11% of the total issued and outstanding common share capital of the Company admitted to trading on the TSX Venture Exchange and Merkur Market of the Oslo Boers.

As announced on December 15, 2017, Mr. Cattaneo is indirectly interested in a total of 1,250,000 Common Shares, today representing 0.48% of the Company's issued and outstanding common share capital admitted to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, and representing 0.40% of the total issued and outstanding common share capital of the Company admitted to trading on the TSX Venture Exchange and Merkur Market of the Oslo Boers.

Total Voting Rights

The Company wishes to announce, in accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the following information after the issue of the New Shares:

Class of share

Total number of shares

Number of voting rights per share

Total number of voting rights per class of share

Common shares in issue and admitted to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange

259,715,357

1

259,715,357

Common shares in issue and admitted to trading on the TSXV

313,719,929

1

313,719,929

Common shares in issue and admitted to trading on the Merkur Market of the Oslo Boers

313,719,929

1

313,719,929

No shares are held in treasury. The above figure for total number of Common Shares may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as such term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Further information:

Zenith Energy Ltd

Andrea Cattaneo, Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +1 (587) 315 9031

E-mail: info@zenithenergy.ca

Peterhouse Capital - Joint Broker

Tel: + 44 (0) 207 469 0930

Lucy Williams

Charles Goodfellow

Novum Securities Limited - Joint Broker

Tel: + 44 (0) 207 399 9400

Charlie Brook-Partridge

Hugh McAlister

IFC Advisory Limited - Financial PR & IR

Tel: + 44 (0) 203 934 6630

Graham Herring

Miles Nolan

Zach Cohen

Notes to Editors:

Zenith Energy Ltd. is an international oil and gas production company, listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV:ZEE) and London Stock Exchange (LSE:ZEN). In addition, the Company's common share capital was admitted to trading on the Merkur Market of the Oslo Boers (ZENA:ME) on November 8, 2018. The Merkur Market is a multilateral trading facility owned and operated by the Oslo Boers.

The Company was assigned a medium to long-term issuer credit rating of "B+ with Positive Outlook" on October 8, 2018 by Arc Ratings, S.A.

The Company operates the largest onshore oilfield in Azerbaijan following the signing of a 25-year REDPSA, (Rehabilitation, Exploration, Development and Production Sharing Agreement), with SOCAR, State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in 2016.

The Company's primary focus is the development of its Azerbaijan operations by leveraging its technical expertise and financial resources to maximise low-cost oil production via a systematic field rehabilitation programme intended to achieve significantly increased revenue. Zenith also operates, or has working interests in, a number of natural gas production concessions in Italy. The Company's Italian operations produce natural gas, condensate and electricity.

Zenith's development strategy is to identify and rapidly seize value-accretive hydrocarbon production opportunities in the onshore oil & gas sector. The Company's Board of Directors and senior management team have the experience and technical expertise to develop the Company successfully.