Peak Energy Services Trust

Peak Energy Services Trust

March 19, 2008 18:40 ET

Peak Energy Services Trust Announces Changes in Management Following Completion of Merger

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Chris Haslam, Chairman of the Board and the Board of Directors of Peak Energy Services Trust ("Peak" or the "Trust") (TSX:PES.UN) are pleased announce the following management changes:

Curtis W. Whitteron: President and Chief Executive Officer

Matthew J. Huber: Executive Vice President

R.S. (Bob) Outhwaite: Senior Vice President, Business Development

Dale M. Kaufmann: Chief Operating Officer

Monty R. Balderston: Chief Financial Officer

These changes coincide with the completion of the recently announced merger with Wellco Energy Services Trust and are the result of a long standing succession plan at Peak.

Peak Energy Services Trust is a diversified energy services organization operating in western Canada and the mid-west United States of America. Through its various operating divisions, Peak provides drilling and production services to its customers both in the conventional oil and gas industry as well as the oil sands regions of western Canada. The Trust also provides water technology solutions to a variety of customers throughout North America. Peak's units are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "PES.UN".

The TSX have neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Peak Energy Services Trust
    Mr. Curtis W. Whitteron
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 543-7325
    (403) 543-7335 (FAX)
    Peak Energy Services Trust
    Mr. Matthew J. Huber
    Executive Vice President
    (403) 543-7325
    (403) 543-7335 (FAX)