New West Energy Services Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NWE

October 20, 2010 17:00 ET

New West Energy Services Inc. Appoints New Director/Officers

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2010) -

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New West Energy Services Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NWE) ("New West" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that Gerry Kerkhoff has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of New West. Mr. Robert F. Chase has stepped down as the President and Chief Executive Officer but remains in his capacity as a director of the Corporation.

Mr. Kerkhoff has over 20 years experience in operations and management of various oil and gas service companies, including as the President and CEO of New West Fluid Management Inc. from 1999 until 2007, when the company was sold. Currently, Mr. Kerkhoff is the President and CEO of New West's wholly owned subsidiary, Bearstone Environmental Solutions Inc.

Also effective October 20, 2010, Mr. William A. Rand has been appointed as New West's Chairman and Mrs. Karin Lutz has been appointed as Corporate Secretary.

The foregoing appointments are subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About New West

New West operates in the oil field service industry in Canada. New West sells chemicals and provides engineering services to oil and gas exploration and production companies. The Company also owns an oilfield service environmental company that provides environmental and vacuum truck services to the industry.

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

Contact Information

  • New West Energy Services Inc.
    Richard J Collens
    Chief Financial Officer
    403.263.7555
    403.263.7558 (FAX)
    dcollens@newwestdf.com