Canadian Superior Energy Inc.

Canadian Superior Energy Inc.

July 06, 2005 09:00 ET

Canadian Superior Announces Appointment of Country Manager for Trinidad and Tobago Operations

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - July 6, 2005) - Canadian Superior Energy Inc. (TSX:SNG) (AMEX:SNG) ("Canadian Superior") of Calgary, Alberta, Canada is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Roger De Freitas as Country Manager of Canadian Superior's operations in Trinidad and Tobago.

Mr. De Freitas has been appointed Country Manager to assist Canadian Superior and its offshore drilling staff in expediting drilling operations planned for later this year in Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. De Freitas started his career in the oilfield in Trinidad and Tobago with Rooks Oilfield and Engineering Supplies and later joined Santa Fe Drilling Company beginning his career with Santa Fe working offshore off the East Coast of Trinidad. During his world-wide 28 year career with Santa Fe, Mr. De Freitas held various supervisory and managerial positions both on and offshore including Country Manager (for semi-submersible drilling offshore Trinidad), Country Manager (for jack up drilling offshore Vietnam/Brunei), Area Manager and Vice President (North Sea/Canada) and Vice President - New Construction (USA/Singapore).

Canadian Superior's President & CEO, Greg Noval, said today, "We are pleased to welcome Roger on board with Canadian Superior in Trinidad and Tobago. Roger brings extensive world-wide and local Trinidad and Tobago experience to Canadian Superior and complements Canadian Superior's existing experienced offshore drilling team who are preparing to commence drilling later this year in Trinidad and Tobago."

This news release contains forward-looking information on future production, project start-ups and future capital spending. Actual results or estimated results could differ materially due to changes in project schedules, operating performance, demand for oil and gas, commercial negotiations or other technical and economic factors or revisions.

Statements contained in this news release relating to future results, events and expectations are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Corporation, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such statements. Such factors include, among others, those described in the Corporation's annual report on Form 40-F on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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