CALGARY, May 5 /CNW/ - Contact Exploration Inc. ("Contact" or the
"Company") (TSX-V: CEX) announces that its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM")
will be held on May 17, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. in the John Lecky Room at the
Bow Valley Club, 370, 250-6th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta. The
business to be conducted at the AGM includes the appointment of
directors of the Company, with the five nominees for election being:
Steve Harding, Scott Hadley, Steve Haysom, Ken Bowie and Bruce
Allford. The Company is pleased to include Ken Bowie (P.Eng, MBA) as a
nominee for election to the Board of Directors at the AGM. Ken is a
professional engineer with more than 25 years of oil and gas
experience, most recently serving as the President and CEO of Spry
Energy Ltd., which company was recently sold to Whitecap Resources
Inc. Due to other professional commitments, Don Stachiw will not be
seeking election as a director of the Company at the AGM. The Board of
Directors expresses their appreciation to Mr. Stachiw for his extensive
effort and dedication to the Company and his significant contributions
to Contact's recent growth and success.
About Contact Exploration Inc.
Contact Exploration Inc. is a public company with a focus on Canadian
East Coast onshore oil and gas production and exploration. Our
philosophy is to operate production and exploration in our core area of
Atlantic Canada and to participate through overrides and carried
interests in certain regional unconventional plays, such as coalbed
methane in the Cumberland Basin, shale gas in the Windsor area, and
exploration on the west coast of Newfoundland. Contact has onshore
interests in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and New Brunswick which includes
the Stoney Creek Field. In addition to the Atlantic Canadian
properties, Contact has producing oil assets in south eastern
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SOURCE Contact Exploration Inc.
For further information:
President and CEO
Contact Exploration Inc.
Phone: (403) 234-8663
Fax: (403) 695-3915