Border Petroleum Corp.
TSX VENTURE : BOR

February 08, 2012 08:30 ET

Border Petroleum Announces Appointment of Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 8, 2012) -

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Border Petroleum Corp. ("Border" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:BOR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Fridrich, P.Geol., as Vice President, Exploration of the Corporation. He was previously the Senior Geologist, NW Alberta District, with Penn West Exploration prior to being appointed Senior Geologist and then GeoScience Team Lead of Penn West's Peace River Oil Partnership. Prior to joining Penn West, Mr. Fridrich served as a Senior Geologist at Royal Dutch Shell and a Team Lead at Shell Canada Limited. Mr. Fridrich has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, the majority of which has been earned in senior management positions.

Kelly Kimbley, President & CEO of Border, stated: "I am very pleased to welcome Pete Fridrich to the Border team. Mr. Fridrich has played a key role in advancing the development of the Slave Point play in the Red Earth area and has a great deal of experience drilling technical horizontal wells. Mr. Fridrich's contribution will enhance our efforts with respect to the anticipated commencement of our Slave Point horizontal drilling and multi-stage frac program at Red Earth this quarter."

The Corporation also announces the resignation of David Tian as Vice President, Exploration of the Corporation. The board of directors of the Corporation wish to thank Mr. Tian for his services and wish him every success in his future endeavours.

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Contact Information

  • Border Petroleum Corp.
    Kelly Kimbley
    President & CEO
    2000, 840 - 7th Avenue SW
    Calgary, AB T2P 3G2
    (403) 538-8450