CALGARY, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - Bengal Energy Ltd. (TSX:BNG) ("Bengal" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Peter Gaffney has joined Bengal's Board of
Directors effective immediately.
Mr. Gaffney, a chartered engineer and geologist, is an independent
adviser to the international oil and gas industry. His focus is on
strategic management issues and the integration of surface and
subsurface operations with particular reference to National Oil
Companies. He was a founding partner of Gaffney, Cline and Associates,
an international petroleum management and technical advisory firm,
having direct involvement with the firm until its acquisition in 2008.
Having graduated from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College,
University of London, Mr. Gaffney went on to work in most of the
world's petroleum producing countries. He is a former president (1996)
of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a fellow of the Geological
Society and a member of the American Association of Petroleum
Chayan Chakrabarty, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bengal,
said "We are delighted to have such a distinguished and accomplished
industry expert accept a Board position with Bengal. Peter's vast
industry experience as well as specific knowledge of Australia and
India will be of great assistance to Bengal as we develop our business
plans in both countries."
Bengal Energy Ltd. is an international junior oil and gas exploration
and production company with assets in Australia, India and Canada. The
Company is committed to growing shareholder value through international
exploration, production and acquisitions. Bengal trades on the TSX
under the symbol BNG. Additional information is available at www.bengalenergy.ca.
SOURCE Bengal Energy Ltd.
For further information:
Chayan Chakrabarty, President and Chief Executive Officer
Bryan Goudie, Chief Financial Officer