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CALGARY, April 30 /CNW/ - Effective April 20, 2007, the Board of
Directors of Poplar Point Energy Inc. (the "Company") wishes to announce that
it has accepted the resignation of Mel Benson as a director of the Company.
Mr. Benson has resigned for personal reasons and we wish to thank him for his
many contributions and wish him the best of luck on his future endeavors.
The Company also wishes to announce that effective April 20, 2007 it has
appointed Bettina Pierre-Gilles to the board. Mrs. Pierre-Gilles has also
accepted the roles of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for the Company.
Mrs. Pierre-Gilles brings a strong background in finance, in addition to
accounting and economics experience in the oil and gas industry.
"Mrs. Pierre-Gilles will be a strong addition to the team and we are
looking forward, in the near and long term, to her contributions in corporate
finance as the Company seeks to focus on its Edmonton Sands strategy going
forward," said Brad Nichol, President and CEO.
For further information:
For further information: Brad Nichol, President, (403) 532-2411 ext.