CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We consent to the incorporation by reference in Registration Statement Nos. 333-183515, 333-67858, 333-114448, and 333-144849 on Form S-8 of our reports dated March 14, 2013, relating to the consolidated financial statements of VAALCO Energy, Inc. and subsidiaries, and the effectiveness of VAALCO Energy, Inc. and subsidiaries internal control over financial reporting, appearing in this Annual Report on Form 10-K of VAALCO Energy, Inc. for the year ended December 31, 2012.
/s/ DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP
March 14, 2013