-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, RNGLeRBdWqLOVdgINKCFnFxzY24NZEprVGOO9sJJd5IRq4LoGbtS0bnNnLPqOSuE sD5lcD3DQDtQlwxwDyYRcQ== 0001188112-08-002361.txt : 20080813 0001188112-08-002361.hdr.sgml : 20080813 20080813132800 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001188112-08-002361 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20080811 ITEM INFORMATION: Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers FILED AS OF DATE: 20080813 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20080813 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ZION OIL & GAS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001131312 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: OIL AND GAS FIELD EXPLORATION SERVICES [1382] IRS NUMBER: 200065053 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-33228 FILM NUMBER: 081012556 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 6510 ABRAMS RD STREET 2: SUITE 300 CITY: DALLAS STATE: TX ZIP: 75231 BUSINESS PHONE: 2142214610 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 6510 ABRAMS RD STREET 2: SUITE 300 CITY: DALLAS STATE: TX ZIP: 75231 8-K 1 t63451_8k.htm FORM 8-K t63451_8k.htm


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Form 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
August 13, 2008 (August 11, 2008)
____________________________________
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
 
Zion Oil & Gas, Inc.
_______________________________________
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
______________________________
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 
333-131875  
(Commission File Number)
20-0065053
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
6510 Abrams Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75231  
_____________________________________
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 214-221-4610
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
o  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
o  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
o  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
o  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
 




 
On August 11, 2008, Mr. Martin Van Brauman was elected as a Director of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (“Zion”).  Mr. Van Brauman is currently Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Zion. Mr. Van Brauman holds a B.E. degree from Vanderbilt University, a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from St. Mary's University and an M.B.A. and LL.M. (Tax Law), from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Van Brauman has over 22 years of experience in corporate tax and accounting analysis and is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  In addition to working as a tax partner in several private law firms, Mr. Van Brauman spent 12 years as a Senior Attorney (International Specialist and Petroleum Industry Specialist) with the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, following which he spent three years as a tax consultant with the global accounting firms of Deloitte & Touche and Grant Thornton.
 

 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereto duly authorized.
 
 
 
Zion Oil and Gas, Inc.
 
       
Date: August 13, 2008
By:
/s/ Richard J. Rinberg  
   
Richard J. Rinberg
 
   
Chief Executive Officer
 
       
 
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