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TSX SYMBOL: TDG
CALGARY, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Trinidad Drilling Ltd. ("Trinidad" or the "Company") today announced that it has added two new directors to its Board of Directors. Mr. Brian Burden and Mr. David Halford joined Trinidad's Board of Directors on September 11, 2013.
Mr. Burden is an independent businessman with extensive experience in senior finance roles with large public companies, including most recently Chief Financial Officer at TransAlta Corporation. He brings a strong background in strategy, corporate development, risk management and capital allocation. Mr. Burden currently sits on the Board of Crius Energy Trust & LLC and the Canadian Soccer Association. He is a member of the Associated Charted Institute of Management Accountants and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors Accreditation.
Mr. Halford is an experienced senior corporate executive and currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer at ENMAX Corporation. Mr. Halford has significant experience in the oil and gas industry, both as a senior executive and a director. Mr. Halford holds a Chartered Accountant designation and an Institute of Corporate Directors Accreditation.
"We are pleased to welcome Brian and David to Trinidad's Board of Directors and look forward to the valuable contribution their extensive financial knowledge and experience will add", said Mr. Heier, Trinidad's Chairman of the Board.
Trinidad is a corporation focused on sustainable growth that trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TDG. Trinidad's divisions operate in the drilling and barge-drilling sectors of the North American oil and natural gas industry with operations in Canada, the United States and Mexico. Trinidad is focused on providing modern, reliable, expertly designed equipment operated by well-trained and experienced personnel. Trinidad's drilling fleet is one of the most adaptable, technologically advanced and competitive in the industry.
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SOURCE: Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
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