SOURCE: Quicksilver Resources Inc.

Quicksilver Resources Inc.

September 21, 2009 08:00 ET

Quicksilver Resources Announces New Officer Appointments

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - September 21, 2009) -  Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) announced today two key management appointments.

Vanessa Gomez, 32, has been named Vice President - Treasurer. Gomez brings 10 years of financial markets expertise to Quicksilver and was most recently with Credit Suisse as Director - Corporate and Investment Banking Group. Gomez holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with distinction from Texas Christian University.

John Hinton, 54, has been named to the new position of Vice President - Finance. In this newly created position, Hinton will be responsible for strategic planning, marketing and financial planning. Hinton, who joined Quicksilver in 2006 as Director - Marketing, holds Bachelor of Administration - Accounting and Master of Business Administration degrees from Southern Methodist University.

"These key appointments will help further strengthen Quicksilver's finance team," said Philip W. Cook, Quicksilver Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer. "Vanessa and John bring a broad depth of knowledge in their respective roles, which are critical to the continued growth of Quicksilver."

Gomez and Hinton are located in Quicksilver's Fort Worth headquarters.

About Quicksilver Resources

Fort Worth, Texas-based Quicksilver Resources is a natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company engaged in the development and acquisition of long-lived, unconventional natural gas reserves, including coalbed methane, shale gas, and tight sands gas in North America. The company has U.S. offices in Fort Worth, Texas; Glen Rose, Texas and Cut Bank, Montana. Quicksilver's Canadian subsidiary, Quicksilver Resources Canada Inc., is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.

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