Acadian Energy Inc.

Acadian Energy Inc.

September 06, 2012 15:29 ET

Acadian Energy Appoints Mark Lawrence Interim CEO to Pursue New Albany Shale Oil Opportunities

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2012) - Acadian Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ACX) -- (the "Corporation") today announced the appointment of Mark Lawrence as Interim CEO, effective September 10, while Chairman John McDevitt is on a Leave of Absence for medical reasons. Mr. McDevitt will remain a director of the Company, as will Mark Lawrence.

Mr. Lawrence commented, "the Company is continuing to refocus its efforts to identify and pursue New Albany Shale Oil opportunities and will continue to welcome John's contribution and assistance as a director in this regard while he is on leave."

About Acadian:

Acadian is a junior exploration and production company which is focused on the exploration and development of New Albany shale oil and natural gas in the Illinois Basin. The Corporation continues exploration development of the oil potential of the New Albany Shale. Acadian trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ACX.

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