Bankers Petroleum to present at Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference



    CALGARY, Aug. 3 /CNW/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: BNK, AIM: BNK)
announced today that it will deliver a presentation at the 27th Annual
Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference in Boston, MA. Wolf Regener,
President, Bankers Petroleum (US) Inc. is scheduled to present to leading
institutional investment representatives on Wednesday, August 8 at 1:00 p.m.
EDT at the Intercontinental Boston.
    Wolf Regener will join executives from nearly 270 public and private
companies for the conference, one of the longest-running institutional events
focused exclusively on growth companies.
    "We look forward to showcasing our Company to some of the country's top
investors at this year's conference," said Wolf Regener. "This presents a good
opportunity to provide investors with an update of our growth strategy,
achievements to date and future plans."
    "Long known as the Summer Seminar, this year we have changed the name of
the event to better reflect the expanding international scope of companies and
investors attending," said Kevin Dunn, President and CEO of Canaccord Adams
Inc. "It is our continued mission to deliver a top quality event for
institutional clients and venture capitalists, connecting them with exciting
growth companies. The conference will also afford corporate clients access to
investing insights and valuable market information. Our goal is to provide a
premier forum for sharing knowledge, discussing emerging trends and
identifying investment opportunities for public and private companies, venture
capitalists and institutional investors."
    The Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference is one of the oldest and
largest programs showcasing both publicly traded and privately held growth
companies. Many of the presenting public companies are covered by Canaccord
Adams' global team of equity analysts. To learn more about the conference,
please contact Nadine Miller at 617.371.3842 or
Nadine.Miller@CanaccordAdams.com.

    About Bankers Petroleum Ltd.

    Bankers Petroleum Ltd. is a Canadian-based oil and gas exploration and
production company focused on opportunities in unconventional petroleum
assets. Bankers holds interests in four prospects in the Northern and Central
regions of the United States, where it is currently pursuing the exploration
of shale gas plays. It also operates in the Patos-Marinza oilfield in Albania
pursuant to a license agreement, producing heavy oil. Bankers' shares are
traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the AIM Market in London, England
under the ticker symbol BNK.

    About Canaccord Adams

    Canaccord Adams is a leading independent financial services firm
committed to fostering the entrepreneurial economy by bringing corporate and
institutional clients a unique perspective on global investment opportunities.
With operations in research, sales and trading, and investment banking, our
225 professionals seek out emerging opportunities in our key sectors - Mining
and Metals, Energy, Technology, Life Sciences, Real Estate, and Industrial
Growth. Located in ten offices internationally, our experienced team generates
focused, actionable ideas that identify opportunity and facilitate growth.
Canaccord Adams, the international capital markets division of Canaccord
Capital Inc., has operations in Toronto, London, Boston, Vancouver, New York,
Calgary, Montreal, San Francisco, Houston and Chicago. More information is
available at www.canaccordadams.com.
    Canaccord Adams Inc., Member NASD/SIPC. Canaccord Adams Limited is
regulated and authorized by the Financial Services Authority and is a member
of the LSE. Canaccord Adams is a division of Canaccord Capital Corporation,
Member IDA/CIPF.

    About Canaccord Capital Inc.

    Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Capital Inc. (TSX & AIM:
CCI) is a leading independent full-service investment dealer in Canada, with
capital markets operations in the United Kingdom and the United States of
America. Canaccord is publicly traded on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and
AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. Canaccord has operations
in two of the principal segments of the securities industry: private client
services and capital markets. Together these operations offer a wide range of
complementary investment products, brokerage services and investment banking
services to Canaccord's private, institutional and corporate clients.
Canaccord has approximately 1,570 employees worldwide in 31 offices, including
23 Private Client Services offices located across Canada. Canaccord Adams, the
international capital markets division, has operations in Toronto, London,
Boston, Vancouver, New York, Calgary, Montreal, San Francisco, Houston and
Chicago.





For further information:

For further information: Susan J. Soprovich, VP, Investor Relations and
Corporate Governance, (403) 513-2681, Email:
investorrelations@bankerspetroleum.com, Website: www.bankerspetroleum.com; AIM
NOMAD: Ryan Gaffney, +44 20 7050 6777

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