FairWest Energy Corporation
TSX : FEC

FairWest Energy Corporation
Fairstar Explorations Inc.
TSX : FFR

Fairstar Explorations Inc.

August 26, 2005 12:15 ET

FairWest Energy Corporation: Completion of Amalgamation and Listing on the TSX

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 26, 2005) - FairWest Energy Corporation ("FairWest") (TSX:FEC) is pleased to announce the completion of the amalgamation between Fairstar Explorations Inc. ("Fairstar") and Western Energy Corporation ("Western").

In connection with the amalgamation, 48,128,193 common shares of FairWest have been issued or are to be issued to former holders of shares of Fairstar and Western.

The common shares of FairWest are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "FEC".

The following individuals were elected as directors of FairWest: Jack Brown, Vern Fauth, James G. Gettis, Randy Kwasnicia, Larry Nachshen, Lyle Reid, Carl Ravinsky, and Darlene Zeck.

Contact Information

  • FairWest Energy Corporation
    Jim G. Gettis
    President
    (403) 264-4949 or (514) 695-8080
    (403) 269-1761 or (514) 695-8011 (FAX)
    or
    FairWest Energy Corporation
    Larry Nachshen
    Chairman
    (403) 264-4949 or (514) 695-8080
    (403) 269-1761 or (514) 695-8011 (FAX)
    or
    FairWest Energy Corporation
    George Tooley
    Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 264-4949 or (514) 695-8080
    (403) 269-1761 or (514) 695-8011 (FAX)