BlackWatch Energy Services Trust

BlackWatch Energy Services Trust

November 15, 2007 19:00 ET

BlackWatch Energy Services Trust Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2007) - BlackWatch Energy Services Trust ("BlackWatch" or the "Trust") (TSX:BWT.UN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wiley D. Auch, C.A. as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Auch has over 25 years experience in senior finance positions including with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Gibraltar Exploration Ltd. and FirstEnergy Capital Corp. Mr. Auch replaces Paul Partlo who left BlackWatch for personal reasons as announced on November 7, 2007. Travis Robertson, President and CEO, commented "Wiley will make a great addition to our team at BlackWatch and we look forward to his involvement and leadership as we continue to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead of us."


BlackWatch Energy Services Trust is a diversified income trust that provides a range of services to its customers operating in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin including drilling, wireline services, rig transportation and hauling, coil tubing well servicing, production services, and oilfield equipment rentals and leasing. The units of BlackWatch trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "BWT.UN".

This press release may contain forward-looking statements subject to various risk factors and uncertainties, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of BlackWatch to be materially different from results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to fluctuations in the market for oil and gas and related products and services, political and economic conditions, the demand for BlackWatch's services, competition and BlackWatch's ability to attract and retain customers and employees.

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Contact Information

  • BlackWatch Energy Services Trust
    Travis Robertson
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 225-3879
    (403) 366-2066 (FAX)
    BlackWatch Energy Services Trust
    300, 855 - 8 Avenue SW
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 3P1