Petrowest Corporation Announces Retirement of Vice President, Corporate Affairs

CALGARY, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Petrowest Corporation (PRW: TMX) announced today that Ian Hogg has decided to retire effective June 30, 2014 .  Mr. Hogg provided his services to Petrowest in the role of Vice President, Corporate Affairs since January 2010.  The responsibilities previously handled by Mr. Hogg will be assumed by Petrowest's senior management under the direction of Richard Quigley, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Hogg has agreed to continue as an advisor to the Chairman of the board of directors and to the Chief Executive Officer of Petrowest until the end of the year.

Richard Quigley commented: "Mr. Hogg has been integral to the growth of Petrowest over the last few years. We are grateful for his contributions and wish him the best in his future endeavours."

ABOUT PETROWEST

Petrowest is an Alberta corporation involved in pre-drilling and post-completion energy services as well as industrial and civil infrastructure projects, gravel crushing and hauling for non-energy sector customers. Petrowest's primary operations are based in the Grande Prairie area of northern Alberta and in northeastern British Columbia.

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This news release contains forward looking statements related to the time required for closing the proposed acquisition and the expected benefits of the transaction. These statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated.

SOURCE Petrowest Corporation

For further information: Please contact Richard Quigley, President and Chief Executive Officer, at (780) 830?0881 or info@petro-west.com.