Next Millennium Commercial Corp.

October 02, 2007 14:29 ET

Next Millennium Commercial Corp. Announces Appointment of New Director

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2007) - The Board of Directors of Next Millennium Commercial Corp., "Next Millennium" (TSX VENTURE:NM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Philip E. Lewis, P.E. as a director of the Company, effective immediately.

Mr. Lewis is Executive Vice President, Business Development for Rock Well Petroleum where he is responsible for Rock Well's world-wide oilfield acquisition program. Mr. Lewis is also a full partner in Michael Economides Consultants, a leading advisory firm that provides critical knowledge and strategic analysis to both domestic and international energy companies.

Mr. Lewis has headed a number of successful exploration and production programs over the last two decades including those of Supra Energy, Dolomite Petroleum, and Emeritus, Inc. He has also advised management on drilling, completion, stimulation, and production practices and process management in basins ranging from the U.S. mid-continent to South Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, Latin America, the North Sea, Pakistan, and Papua New Guinea, among many others.

Mr. Lewis has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, and Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering and in Petroleum Engineering/Business and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has numerous technical and business publications to his credit and his column, "The Next El Dorado," appears monthly in the Energy Tribune.

"I am very thrilled to join the Next Millennium team and become an important part of the world energy solution", commented Mr. Lewis. "We have a creative and gifted team with insightful perspective and limitless prospects. I look forward to a long period of exciting and profitable growth at Next Millennium."

"We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Lewis to the Board", said Michael Curtis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Next Millennium. "Phil brings over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas business to Next Millennium and his expertise at project assessment and development will assist us as we expand our portfolio of oil and gas exploration assets." Next Millennium is an oil and gas exploration and development company. The Company's shares are listed on Tier 2 of the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol 'NM'.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Next Millennium Commercial Corp.
    Michael Curtis
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 640-3709
    (416) 248-5353 (FAX)