Compass Petroleum Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : CPO

Compass Petroleum Ltd.

September 21, 2010 14:18 ET

Compass Petroleum Ltd. Announces Appointment of Donald G. Thurston as a Member of Its Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2010) - Compass Petroleum Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CPO) announced today that Mr. Donald G. Thurston has been appointed as a member of the board of directors of the Corporation. Mr. Thurston has held technical, managerial and executive positions with a number of diverse businesses ranging from consulting engineering to wealth management. During his career, Mr. Thurston has worked in the forest products, chemicals, technology, manufacturing and energy sectors. Among other things, Mr. Thurston was the Chairman of the board of directors of Benson Petroleum Ltd., a TSX listed oil and gas corporation, until its acquisition by Southward Energy Ltd. in 2001. After serving for several years as a partner of a major Calgary-based investment firm, Mr. Thurston founded Selkirk Portfolio Management in 1996, where he continues to serve as president. Mr. Thurston is also active in a number of not-for-profit organizations, including The Calgary Foundation, Engineers Without Borders and the Honens International Piano Competition.

Mr. Thurston holds a B.Sc. in chemical engineering from the University of Alberta and an MBA from Queens University. Mr. Thurston is a member of The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta, a Fellow of Engineers Canada and a member of the Calgary Chapter of the CFA Society.

Compass Petroleum Ltd. is a junior oil and natural gas corporation engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The outstanding common shares of Compass Petroleum Ltd. are listed and posted for trading on the TSX Venture exchange, under the trading symbol "CPO".

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Contact Information

  • Compass Petroleum Ltd.
    Yook L. Mah
    President and CEO
    (403) 261-1911
    or
    Compass Petroleum Ltd.
    Graham Barnes
    CFO
    (403) 261-1911
    or
    Compass Petroleum Ltd.
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    info@compasspetroleum.com