QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 3, 2014) - Pétrolia (TSX VENTURE:PEA) is proud to announce the appointment of Marie-Claude Costisella to the position of Head of Community Relations for the Gaspé region. Ms. Costisella will be tasked with building ties between Pétrolia and the community and strengthening the Company's partnerships with economic and social stakeholders in the region.
An active volunteer who has been involved with citizen initiatives and community organizations, Ms. Costisella has a good understanding of the community and of local and regional issues. Her experience and her attachment to the region are major assets for Pétrolia.
A native of Gaspé, Ms. Costisella has university management training and extensive communications experience. After a 20 year stint in Montreal, she returned to Gaspé more than 4 years ago. Since her arrival, she has worked as news editor at the newspaper Le Pharillon and as a correspondent for the QMI Agency. She has also held board positions with various organizations, including Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi at the Côte-de-Gaspé RCM, and CRRI, a community mental health organization.
Pétrolia is a junior oil and gas exploration company which owns interests in oil and gas licenses covering 16,000 km² (4 million acres), which represents almost 23% of the Québec territory under lease. The closing of a partnership on Anticosti Island has led to the creation of Anticosti Hydrocarbons L.P., a limited partnership in which Pétrolia holds a 21.7% interest. In order to carry out the project's operations, Pétrolia Anticosti Inc., a subsidiary of Pétrolia, was designated project operator. Pétrolia is a Quebec company whose objective is to develop oil from here, by the people here, for here. Pétrolia has 74,667,372 shares issued and outstanding.
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