MONTREAL, Feb. 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Gale Force Petroleum Inc. (TSXV: GFP)
("Gale Force" or the "Company") announced that all resolutions proposed at the Annual and Special
Meeting of its Shareholders held today were approved.
The Company also announced that it has appointed Emery Johnson as its
new Interim Chief Operating Officer. John Trosclair, P.E., who stepped
down for the position of Interim Chief Operating Officer, will continue
to serve the Company on its Board of Directors and as Chairman of its
"Emery Johnson brings more than 40 years of management experience and
has intimate knowledge of growing and managing oil and gas operations
in East Texas," said Michael McLellan, Chairman and CEO of Gale Force
Petroleum. "Given his extensive direct experience and success in
building oil and gas companies in Texas, Mr. Johnson will invaluable as
we integrate the Colgate properties into our operations and continue to
grow our business."
Emery Johnson is a seasoned executive with more than 40 years of
experience in the Oil and Gas, and Aluminum Industries. Mr. Johnson
was Managing Director of Kaiser Aluminum Trading for Europe, Africa
based in London, then for Kaiser's Canadian operations based in
Toronto. Subsequently, Mr. Johnson, acquired an oil and gas company,
which he grew through acquisitions and diligent management into the
Colgate oil and gas properties, purchased by the Company on February 2,
The following table summarizes the Directors and Officers of the
Board of Directors
Michael McLellan, CFA, Chairman of the Board
Michael McLellan, CFA - CEO
Roman Boyko - Chairman of the Audit Committee
Emery Johnson - COO
John Trosclair, P.E - Chairman of the Reserves Committee
Antoinette Lizzi, CMA - CFO
Stephen R. Hood
Robert C. Johnson
Antoinette Lizzi, CMA
Joseph F. "Chip" Langston, Jr.
ABOUT GALE FORCE PETROLEUM INC. − www.GaleForcePetroleum.com
Gale Force Petroleum is a public corporation focused on acquiring and
exploiting undervalued oil and gas reserves in mature basins, bringing
operational expertise and capital to lower-risk, development-type
projects. The Company currently owns producing oil and gas properties
in Texas, Oklahoma and Tennessee.
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that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."
SOURCE GALE FORCE PETROLEUM INC.
For further information:
Michael McLellan, CFA, Chairman & CEO, +1.514.221.2030