Whitecap Resources Inc. Announces Appointment of Director

CALGARY, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX: WCP) is pleased to announce that Daryl H. Gilbert has been appointed to the Whitecap Board of Directors effective July 14, 2015 and will also serve as a member of the Corporate Governance & Compensation Committee and will chair the Health, Safety & Environment Committee.

Mr. Gilbert is currently a Managing Director of JOG Capital Inc., a private equity energy investment management firm.   He also serves as a director of several energy related public entities.

Mr. Gilbert is a professional petroleum engineer and is the former President & CEO of Gilbert Laustsen Jung Associates Ltd, now GLJ Petroleum Consultants Ltd., a major independent petroleum evaluation consulting firm based in Calgary. After a 26 year career at GLJ, he retired from the professional consulting field in early 2005.

Mr. Gilbert graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and is currently a member of the Association of Petroleum Engineers & Geoscientists of Alberta and the Society of Petroleum Engineering.

About Whitecap
Whitecap Resources Inc. is a dividend paying, oil-weighted company focused on providing sustainable monthly dividends to its shareholders and per share growth through a combination of accretive oil-based acquisitions and organic growth on existing and acquired assets. For further information about Whitecap please visit our website at www.wcap.ca.

SOURCE Whitecap Resources Inc.

For further information: Grant Fagerheim, President & CEO; or Thanh Kang, CFO; Whitecap Resources Inc., 3800, 525 - 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 1G1, Main Phone (403) 266-0767, Fax (403) 266-6975


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