CIRI ONTARIO

CIRI ONTARIO

January 09, 2008 09:28 ET

Media Alert: Canada's CFO of the Year, Nexen's Marvin Romanow, to Discuss Financing for Competitive Advantage in 2008

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 9, 2008) -

What: CIRI Ontario will host Marvin Romanow, Nexen Inc.'s (TSX:NXY)(NYSE:NXY) Chief Financial Officer and Canada's CFO of the Year(i), for a discussion of the volatile term debt markets as well as hedging strategies at Nexen and in the oil and gas sector. Nexen has been uniquely successful in its financing activities and Mr. Romanow will provide concrete examples of how to achieve financing goals in the coming year. Mr. Romanow's talk will be followed by a conversation with Globe and Mail columnist Andrew Willis.



When: 12:00 noon to 2:00
January 22, 2008

Where: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto

Who: Marvin Romanow, Chief Financial Officer, Nexen Inc.
Andrew Willis, Globe and Mail columnist

Fee: CIRI Ontario Chapter Members: $60 + tax
CIRI Ontario is offering non-members a special opportunity to
attend at the member rate of $60 + tax.

To register: www.ciri.org/chapters/on/events/


Who should attend?

Investor Relations officers, investment professionals, financial executives, corporate secretaries, media.

About Nexen Inc.

Nexen Inc. is a global energy leader and a frequent winner of national and international awards for sustainability, disclosure and leadership in both financial and operating performance. Part of the company's vibrancy arises from its ability to finance its endeavours for competitive advantage.

About CIRI and CIRI Ontario

The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI is dedicated to advancing the stature and credibility of the investor relations profession and the competency of its members. CIRI Ontario is the Ontario Chapter of CIRI's national organization. To find out more about CIRI and CIRI Ontario, visit www.ciri.org.

(i)The CFO of the Year award is awarded by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Financial Executives International (FEI) Canada, and Caldwell Partners International.

Contact Information

  • CIRI Ontario
    Jerry Ormiston
    (905) 677-5500 ext. 246
    or
    CIRI (National)
    Ian Bacque
    President & CEO
    (905) 274-1639
    Website: www.ciri.org