CanElson Drilling Inc.

CanElson Drilling Inc.

August 27, 2009 18:48 ET

CanElson Drilling Grants Stock Options

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2009) - CanElson Drilling Inc. ("CanElson") (TSX VENTURE:CDI) announced today that it has granted 48,000 stock options to one of its directors with an exercise price of $1.63 per share. These options will vest as to one-third one year from the date of grant, one-third two years from the date of grant and one-third three years from the date of grant with each respective one-third expiring on the date that the subsequent one-third vests such that the final one-third of the options expires four years from the date of grant. The total number of options outstanding as of the date hereof is 1,354,500.

CanElson is an Alberta, Canada corporation that is currently engaged in the manufacture and operation of drilling rigs in Canada's Western Sedimentary Basin.

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Contact Information

  • CanElson Drilling Inc.
    Elson J. McDougald
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 266-3922 ext. 226
    CanElson Drilling Inc.
    Randy Hawkings
    President and Chief Operating Officer
    (403) 266-3922 ext. 225