TORONTO, June 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Potash Ridge Corporation ("Potash Ridge"or the "Corporation") (TSX: PRK), a near term producer of premium fertilizer in North America, today announced the re-appointment of Mr. Andrew Squires as Director of the Corporation.
Mr. Squires brings over three decades of international resource development experience in the energy and natural resources industries. In this time, he has established a proven history of success in creating strong management teams and helping grow new resource ventures into prosperous operations. His entrepreneurial spirit combined with his technical, operational, and financial knowledge have led to success in helping create value in the resource development sector. Of recent note, Mr. Squires was part of the original executive team of Osum Oil Sands Corp., a successful junior oil sands company, in which he was instrumental in creating the team and helping raise over $1 billion in private equity taking the company to commercial production. Prior to starting Osum Oil Sands, Mr. Squires worked for his own consulting firm providing services for clients including Exxon, Aera, BP, Pemex, PetroCanada, PanCanadian and Chevron. Mr. Squires' engineering and management skills were honed working for companies such as Dominion Exploration, Paramount Resources, Pioneer Natural Resources and Amoco.
Mr. Squires is currently an executive advisor for Osum Oil Sands Corp., President of AXS Industries - a global energy investment advisory firm, a board member of American Lithium Corp. and IBIS Resources Corp. and is actively engaged in a number of start-ups and financings in the energy storage, oilfield equipment, and aerospace fields. Mr. Squires holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta.
About Potash Ridge
Potash Ridge's strategy is to become a premier producer of potassium sulphate or SOP in North America. The Corporation owns two SOP projects: the Valleyfield project that plans to produce SOP through the Mannheim Process; and the Blawn Mountain project in Utah that plans to produce SOP by processing an alunite material. Potash Ridge has a highly qualified and proven management team in place with significant financial, project management and operational experience and the ability to take projects into production.
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For further information: Potash Ridge Corporation, Ross Phillips, Chief Operating Officer, Office: 416-362-8640 ext. 103, [email protected]