November 14, 2016 17:37 ET
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2016) - East West Petroleum Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EW) East West Petroleum Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EW) (the "Company" or "East West") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ross McElroy to the Board.
Mr. Ross McElroy is a Professional Geologist with nearly 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is the winner of the PDAC 2014 Bill Dennis award for exploration success and the Northern Miner 'Mining Person of the Year 2013'. He has comprehensive experience working with and managing many types of mineral projects from grass roots exploration to feasibility and production.
Said Mr. Sidoo, Company President & CEO, "I am pleased to have Ross join our board of directors, and I welcome him to our board and look forward to working with him."
The Company also announces that Dr. Marc Bustin has resigned as director.
About East West Petroleum Corp.
East West Petroleum (www.eastwestpetroleum.ca) is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company established in 2010 to invest in international oil & gas opportunities. East West has built a diverse portfolio of attractive exploration assets covering a gross area of over one million acres. The Company has its primary focus on two key areas: New Zealand, where it has established production and cash flow and is evaluating a low risk exploration play, and Romania where it is fully carried on an upcoming high impact 12 well exploration program. In New Zealand, East West holds an interest in three exploration permits near to existing commercial production in the Taranaki Basin, operated by TAG Oil Ltd. The Company also has interests in four exploration concessions covering 1,000,000 acres in the prolific Pannonian Basin of western Romania with Naftna Industrija Srbije ("NIS").
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
East West Petroleum Corp.David SidooPresident & CEO+1 604 682 1558+1 604 682 1568 (FAX)
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