County Line Energy Corp.

County Line Energy Corp.

November 22, 2006 00:16 ET

County Line Energy Corp. Adds Corporate Development and International Finance Expertise to the Board of Directors


Mr. Harry Bygdnes, President of County Line Energy Corp. is pleased to announce that Mr. Ken Berscht has joined the board and will assume the position of Vice President of corporate development.

Mr. Berscht brings to the company considerable experience in financing within the oil and gas industry. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario Business School, a member of the Society of Mining and Metallurgy, and is qualified as an IFA in England. In his career as a broker he has qualified with the Investment Dealers Association in Canada and as a General Principal with the NASD and the NYSE in the USA.

In his career as a broker he has managed institutional accounts in Switzerland and Europe. Ken was also directly responsible for bringing investors from Taiwan and Japan into the equity markets in Canada.

In the oil and gas industry he has been Vice President of Enerplus International, one of Canada's largest Oil and Gas Income Trusts. He has assisted in financing a number of junior companies in the petroleum industry including such names as Alberta Oil and Gas, Maxx petroleum and many others in their formative stages in Canada. He was instrumental in financing a ten million dollar oil drilling project in Benin West Africa and aided in financing of a Keltic Petrochemical plant in Nova Scotia.

For the past six years he has been the administrator of an Oil and Gas fund in the Cayman Islands and hold a license as a mutual fund administrator.

Mr. Bygdnes has stated that County Line Energy Corp. is fortunate to attract the experience and abilities that Mr. Berscht brings to the company and looks forward to further success in working with him in the future.

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Contact Information

  • County Line Energy Corp.
    Harry Bygdnes
    (604) 250-1033
    County Line Energy Corp.
    Ken Berscht
    (403) 830-7566