CALGARY, June 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Petrowest Corporation (TSX: PRW)
announced the appointment of James H. Coleman, Q.C. as chairman of its
board of directors, replacing Bill Smith who remains a director of
Petrowest. Mr. Coleman was elected to the board of directors of
Petrowest at the shareholders meeting held June 28, 2012.
Mr. Coleman is a Senior Partner of Norton Rose Canada LLP (formerly
Macleod Dixon LLP). He has extensive experience in corporate finance,
banking, securities and international law with a focus on the energy
and resource sectors.
Rick Quigley, Petrowest's Chief Executive Officer, said "We sincerely
thank our former chairman, Bill Smith, for the significant role he has
played at Petrowest over the past two years and we look forward to his ongoing contributions to the board. And
we welcome Jim Coleman to the board and to the position of Chairman."
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. The Company's primary operations are based in the
Grande Prairie area of northern Alberta and in northeastern British
SOURCE Petrowest Corporation
For further information:
Richard Quigley, President and Chief Executive Officer, at (780) 830-0881 or firstname.lastname@example.org