CALGARY, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - (TSXV: PFC) - PetroFrontier Corp. ("PetroFrontier") is pleased to announce that
effective February 1, 2012 it has appointed Earl Scott, P. Eng., as
Chief Operating Officer of PetroFrontier and President of its two
wholly-owned Australian subsidiaries, PetroFrontier (Australia) Pty.
Ltd. and Texalta (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Mr. Scott brings extensive knowledge of drilling, completions,
production operations, project management and facilities through 25
years of experience in the oil and gas industry. From 2010 until
present, Mr. Scott was a consultant employed as Vice-President,
Operations for Red Rock Energy in Calgary, Alberta, and Kurdistan
Project Manager for Western Zagros, also of Calgary, Alberta. Prior to
2010, Mr. Scott held various roles including Vice-President,
Engineering and Operations with BG Canada Exploration Inc., and as a
technical consultant to Exxon Mobil Canada based in Calgary, Alberta.
Mr. Scott has held a range of increasingly progressive technical
leadership roles in Malaysia, France, Venezuela, Ecuador and Canada
with companies such as Exxon, Schlumberger, AEC International and BG
Group. Mr. Scott is a professional engineer and has a Bachelor of
Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of
Based in Adelaide, South Australia, Mr. Scott will be responsible for
all operations of the two Australian subsidiaries. It is expected that
he will relocate by the beginning of March 2012.
In connection with his appointment, PetroFrontier has granted Mr. Scott
options to purchase 500,000 common shares at a price of $1.99 per
About PetroFrontier Corp.
PetroFrontier is an international oil and gas company engaged in the
exploration, acquisition and development of both conventional and
unconventional petroleum assets in the Southern Georgina Basin in the
Northern Territory, Australia, where it has an approximate 85.5%
working interest in 13.6 million gross acres in four exploration
permits. PetroFrontier's head office is in Calgary, Alberta and
operations office is in Adelaide, South Australia.
PetroFrontier's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange
under the symbol "PFC".
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE PetroFrontier Corp.
For further information:
Susan Showers, Manager, Investor Relations
Suite 320, 715 5 Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 2X6
Telephone: (403) 718-0366
Toll Free: (877) 822-7280
Fax: (403) 718-3888