Media Advisory - Scotia Capital's Canadian International E&P Conference to be Broadcast on Web

    TORONTO, June 4 /CNW/ - Scotia Capital is hosting its Canadian
International E&P Conference on Thursday, June 5 in Toronto. This conference
is structured to explore the global prospects that exist for Canadian
Headquartered International Producers (CHIP's), with representation from a
broad set of companies. Presentations from this cross-section of companies
will assist conference participants in better understanding project economics
as well as production and reserve growth opportunities that have been
identified from this emerging aspect of the Canadian energy sector. Audio
portions of the presentations will be broadcast live on the web beginning at
9:00 a.m.

    Scheduled presenters(*) and times are:

    Thursday, June 5:

    9:00 a.m.   Nexen Inc., Kevin Reinhart, Senior Vice-President (SVP)
                Corporate Planning and Business Development
                Petro-Canada, Andrew Stephens, SVP Corporate Relations
                Bow Valley Energy Ltd., Matthew Janisch, Vice-President (VP)
                Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    10:00 a.m.  Talisman Energy Inc., Paul Blakeley, Executive Vice-President
                (EVP) International Operations (East)
                Addax Petroleum Inc., Michael Ebsary, CFO
                WesternZagros Resources Ltd., Simon Hatfield, President

    11:15 a.m.  TransGlobe Energy Corporation, Ross Clarkson, President and
                Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
                Bankers Petroleum Ltd., Richard Wadsworth, President
                Pan Orient Energy Corp., Jason Bednar, CFO

    1:30 p.m.   Calfrac Well Services Ltd., Tom Medvedic, SVP Finance and CFO
                Ensign Energy Services Inc., Ed Kautz, EVP U.S and
                International Operations

    2:15 p.m.   Petro Andina Resources Inc., Kenneth Pinsky, VP Finance and
                CFO and David Taylor, VP Business Development
                Gran Tierra Energy Inc., Dana Coffield, President and CEO
                Solana Resources Limited, Scott Price, President and CEO

    Listeners may access the conference live via a web audio link at The conference will be archived on Scotia Capital's
website for three months.

    (*) Agenda is subject to change. See for most
        current schedule.

    Since 1998, Scotia Capital's Industry Conferences have been ranked No. 1
in Canada by independent surveys. Scotia Capital represents the global
corporate and investment banking and capital markets platform of the
Scotiabank Group, one of North America's premier financial institutions. The
Scotiabank Group has combined assets of $453 billion in assets (as at
April 30, 2008) and more than 60,000 employees worldwide, including
affiliates. It is also Canada's most international bank, serving customers in
some 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit or

For further information:

For further information: Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416)

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