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RED DEER, AB, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - High Arctic Energy Services Inc. (TSX: HWO) ("High Arctic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Maguire as Vice President, International. Based in Australia, Michael will be responsible for the day to day management of the business in Papua New Guinea ("PNG") and will report to Kevin Doran President, International.
Kevin Doran, stated "Mike is a proven leader and brings with him a wealth of experience and a passion for safety that will strengthen our team in PNG. The addition of his skills will help us continue to take advantage of the growing opportunities in the country."
Michael has almost 20 years of oil field experience, the last seven years with a large Australian oilfield service company where he held a number of senior management positions. Michael holds a Bachelor's Degree (Hons) in Petroleum Engineering from the University of New South Wales, and is a former Vice Chairman of the Australian chapter of the International Association of Drilling Contractors.
About High Arctic
The Company is a provider of specialized oilfield equipment and services, including drilling, completion and workover related services. Based in Alberta, High Arctic has domestic operations throughout western Canada and international operations in Papua New Guinea. The Company's most recent investor presentation can be found at www.haes.ca.
SOURCE: High Arctic Energy Services Inc.
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