Pacific Northern Gas Ltd.

Pacific Northern Gas Ltd.

August 08, 2005 16:29 ET

Pacific Northern Gas Announces Appointment of Diane M. Fulton to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 8, 2005) - Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. ("PNG") (TSX:PNG)(TSX:PNG.PR.A) today announced the appointment of Diane M. Fulton to the Board of Directors. Mrs. Fulton is currently the Executive Director, Investments of the University of British Columbia, Faculty Pension Plan. The appointment of Mrs. Fulton follows the resignation of Mr. Rod Senft from the Board of Directors.

Mrs. Fulton spent the majority of her career in investment banking and was Vice President and Director, Corporate Finance at Scotia McLeod Inc. Diane attended the University of Toronto and earned an honours Bachelor of Science degree majoring in mathematics. She received a Masters of Business Administration degree from York University, with a finance major.

Mrs. Fulton is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, the Pension Investment Association of Canada and is on the Board of Directors and Investment Committee of the Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation. Bob Chase, Chair of the Board of Directors of PNG said, "I wish to thank Rod for his invaluable contribution to the Board of Directors and welcome Diane. Her strong financial background and broad experience will be a tremendous addition to PNG's already outstanding Board of Directors."

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. (TSX:PNG)(TSX:PNG.PR.A) owns and operates natural gas transmission and distribution systems. The Company's western transmission line extends from the Duke Energy Gas Transmission system north of Prince George to tidewater at Kitimat and Prince Rupert, and provides service to 12 communities and a number of industrial facilities. In the northeast, PNG's subsidiary Pacific Northern Gas (N.E.) Ltd. provides gas distribution service in the Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Tumbler Ridge areas.

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