TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE
CALGARY, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix" or
the "Company") (TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Brent A. Eshleman as Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer effective September 1, 2014. Mr. Eshleman joined
Bellatrix in July 2012 as its Executive Vice President. Prior to
joining Bellatrix, Mr. Eshleman was Vice President, Engineering and
Exploitation at a large intermediate oil and gas company and has over
28 years of oil and gas industry experience. Mr. Eshleman is a
professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical
Engineering from the University of Colorado and is a member of the
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta,
Effective September 1, 2014, Bellatrix also announces the retirement of
Ving Y. Woo, Bellatrix's current Vice President, Engineering and Chief
Operating Officer. Mr. Woo joined Bellatrix in April 2009 as Vice
President, Operations and has made significant contributions to
Bellatrix's operational growth over the last five years. Bellatrix
thanks Mr. Woo for his efforts and wishes him well in his retirement.
Concurrent with Mr. Woo's retirement, Mark Stephen is promoted to the
positon of Vice President, Operations. Mr. Stephen joined Bellatrix in
June 2011 and is currently Bellatrix's Director, Drilling and
Completions. Mr. Stephen is a professional engineer and member of
APEGA and brings over 30 years of oil and gas industry experience to
his new role.
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. is a Western Canadian based growth oriented
oil and gas company engaged in the exploration for, and the
acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas reserves
in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Common
shares of Bellatrix trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") and on
the NYSE MKT under the symbol BXE.
SOURCE: Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
For further information:
Raymond G. Smith, P.Eng., President and CEO (403) 750-2420
Edward J. Brown, CA, Executive Vice President, Finance and CFO (403) 750-2655
Brent A. Eshleman, P.Eng., Executive Vice President and COO (403) 750-5566
Troy Winsor, Investor Relations (800) 663-8072
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
1920, 800 - 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3T6
Phone: (403) 266-8670
Fax: (403) 264-8163