East West Petroleum Corp.

East West Petroleum Corp.

September 16, 2010 16:15 ET

East West Announces Appointment to Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2010) - Mr. Greg Renwick reports that East West Petroleum Corp. ("East West" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EW.H) is pleased to announce that Mr. Wak Kani has been appointed to the Company's Advisory Board.

Wak Kani is a geologist with over 34 years in production and exploration positions with significant operations experience. Mr. Kani began his career with Chevron and Oxy in the North Sea. For 11 years he was Chief Geologist for Hardy Oil, now a part of ENI/AGIP. Hardy was a successful British independent oil exploration and production company that moved beyond the North Sea into foreign ventures, including holding a stake in 3 trillion cubic feet of gas discoveries in Pakistan operated by OMV, and undertaking exploration in Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.

Since 1995 Wak Kani has consulted to various oil companies including Hess, Statoil and PA Resources. Most recently he was for 4 years Burren Oil's Chief Geologist in Turkmenistan, followed by Exploration Manager in Egypt and finally Exploration Manager in Yemen.

Wak has a strong background in operations and new venture evaluations with particular knowledge of the oil industry and especially the geology of Tunisia and Morocco as well as the other countries he has worked in.

Mr. Greg Renwick, the Company's President and CEO, said, "I am very pleased to have Mr. Wak Kani join the Advisory Board of East West Petroleum. Mr. Kani brings extensive international experience to the Company in the areas we have targeted for future growth."

Search for New Opportunities

Management of East West is actively searching for new opportunities in the oil and gas sector in North America and in other parts of the World.


East West Petroleum Corp. trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol EW.H. East West is an emerging exploration and production company focused on conventional and unconventional petroleum resources.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • East West Petroleum Corp.
    Greg Renwick
    President & CEO
    +1-604-683-1585 (FAX)
    East West Petroleum Corp.
    Nick DeMare
    +1-604-683-1585 (FAX)