Bear Ridge Resources Ltd.
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Bear Ridge Resources Ltd.

June 02, 2005 23:59 ET

Bear Ridge Appoints Vincent Chahley to Board of Directors

CALGARY--(CCNMatthews - June 2) - Bear Ridge Resources Ltd. ("Bear Ridge") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Vincent Chahley to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Chahley has enjoyed a very successful Investment Banking career with a strong emphasis on Mergers and Acquisitions in the energy sector. Mr. Chahley was Managing Director of Tristone Capital from June 2002 until May 31, 2005 and was responsible for Tristone's investment banking operations. During his 20 year career Mr. Chahley advised on numerous merger, acquisition and financing transactions in the Canadian oil and gas sector.

Mr. Russell J. Tripp, Executive Chairman of Bear Ridge, commented on Mr. Chahley's appointment, saying "Vincent has been an active advisor to Bear Ridge and its predecessor companies and he brings a wealth of capital markets and business transaction experience to our board. We are confident that his strong background and expertise in oil and gas M&A transactions will prove to be extremely valuable to the Company. With over $90 million in high quality tax pools, Bear Ridge is well positioned to capture strategic asset and corporate acquisition opportunities."

Bear Ridge is a junior Canadian exploration, development and production company with operations focused in the West Central and Peace River Arch areas of Alberta. Bear Ridge has approximately 18.3 million common shares and 6.3 million preferred shares outstanding. The common shares of Bear Ridge are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, under the symbol "BER".

Contact Information

  • Bear Ridge Resources Ltd.
    Russell J. Tripp
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 537-8440
    or
    Bear Ridge Resources Ltd.
    Douglas C. Hibbs
    President
    (403) 537-8440
    or
    Bear Ridge Resources Ltd.
    Brian A. Baker
    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 537-8440
    (403) 537-8450 (FAX)
    or
    Bear Ridge Resources Ltd.
    2200, 330 - 5th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 0L4