SOURCE: Benchmark Oil & Gas Company

January 22, 2007 11:58 ET

Bert Golden Joins Benchmark Oil & Gas Company as Vice President of Engineering

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 22, 2007 -- Independent exploration and production company Benchmark Oil & Gas Company is proud to announce the hiring of Albert C. "Bert" Golden III as Vice President of Engineering. Bert's extensive experience and credentials speak from themselves:

Albert C. "Bert" Golden III, Vice President, Engineering.

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma (1961), Petroleum Engineer, Pan American Petroleum Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1963-1964), Senior Grade Engineer, Amoco International Oil Company, New York, New York (1964-1966), Senior Engineer, Amoco International Oil Company, Cairo, Egypt (1966-1969), Co-founder, Birdwell & Golden (1969-1972), President and Chairman, Golden Engineering, Inc. (1973-1993), Chief Operating Officer, Owl Creek Production Co., Inc. (2000-2004), Partner, Golden Engineering, L.P. (1993-present). National Petroleum Council, U.S. Department of Energy (1981-1985), Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers of American Institute of Mining Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers, registered as Professional Engineer in Texas, Louisiana.

Benchmark is thrilled to have acquired Mr. Golden's vast experience and knowledge as the company moves forward with domestic activities including exploration and production in Louisiana and Texas, along with acquisitions and exploration in Alaska. Benchmark's International activities are focused on acquisitions in the Egyptian Western Desert and the Gulf of Suez. Benchmark Oil & Gas Company is publicly traded on the Nordic Growth Market (NGM) in Sweden (stock symbol: BMOG).

Contact Information


    Bert Golden
    Vice President, Engineering
    Benchmark Oil & Gas Company
    1001 S. Dairy Ashford Rd., Suite 200
    Houston, Texas 77077
    281-558-8585 x116
    281-558-7557 (fax)
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