Nextraction Energy Corp.

Nextraction Energy Corp.

April 07, 2011 09:01 ET

Nextraction Energy Appoints Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2011) - Nextraction Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NE) ("Nextraction" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott David Badcock has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Badcock is a Chartered Accountant with more than 10 years experience, including a focus on the oil and gas industry since 2006. He received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2001. Prior to joining Nextraction, Mr. Badcock was employed by two of the world's largest professional service firms, Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche and has extensive oil and gas industry experience serving such clients as Paramount Resources Ltd., MGM Energy Corp. and British Petroleum PLC in Calgary, Alberta.

Mr. Badcock will work from the Company's Calgary office and brings strong public market experience with a solid background towards financial reporting, corporate accounting, internal controls and corporate finance to Nextraction, having been involved in various mergers and acquisitions, public equity offerings and debt financings.

Mr. Badcock has oversight of the finance, accounting and treasury functions and will focus on financial reporting, investor relations and corporate governance for Nextraction.

Nextraction President Mark S. Dolar says, "Scott brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the CFO role in our organization and we are very fortunate to have the opportunity to add him to our Management Team. He has successfully closed financings in the marketplace, excels in financial management and analysis and is well versed in regulatory reporting and compliance. Most importantly, Scott has the character and personality we look for when adding to our Management Team and will play an integral part in taking Nextraction to the next level."

On behalf of the Board of Nextraction Energy Corp.

Mark S. Dolar, President and CEO

About Nextraction Energy Corp.

Nextraction Energy Corp. is a Canadian junior oil and gas producing company engaged in the exploration and development of oil and gas resources in North America. Nextraction targets projects with known reserves and plays that provide lower risk, high return development opportunities in both conventional and unconventional resource projects, where our technical expertise can be applied to enhance production. The Company has offices in Vancouver (B.C.), Calgary (Alberta) and Golden (Colorado). In addition to the Provost oil Field, the company is planning a 3-dimensional (3-D) seismic and drilling program for Bakken oil in the Williston Basin. Nextraction is currently producing oil at our Provost Field located in Alberta and at our Pinedale natural gas/condensates pool in the Pinedale Anticline in the Green River Basin region of western Wyoming and from its Chattanooga shale gas resource play in eastern Kentucky/Tennessee.


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