Realm Energy International Corporation

Realm Energy International Corporation

October 07, 2010 09:01 ET

Realm Energy Announces Establishment of Technical Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2010) - Realm Energy International Corporation ("Realm Energy" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RLM) ( is pleased to announce it has formed a Technical Advisory Board ("Advisory Board") comprising a unique blend of leaders and experts in North American and European unconventional resources plays. Realm's Advisory Board will assist the Company with the technical evaluation and development of its evolving portfolio of shale-gas and shale-oil properties throughout continental Europe. The Advisory Board comprises the following professionals:

Mr. DANIEL JARVIE, LEADING SHALE GEOCHEMIST – based in Houston, Texas, Mr. Jarvie is President of Worldwide Geochemistry, LLC, which consults on unconventional shale resource plays and prospects. Worldwide Geochemistry also has a research lab which evaluates various aspects of unconventional shale-gas and shale-oil petroleum systems. Mr. Jarvie is most noted for his ongoing work in unconventional shale-gas exploration, particularly in the Barnett Shale. Mr. Jarvie is an adjunct professor at Texas Christian University ("TCU"), an affiliate professor at the University of Oklahoma, and a member of the Energy Institute. He is also a visiting scientist at the Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP) in Rueil-Malmaison, France, where he has been involved in the study of European shale plays, including the Paris Basin.

JERRY SOMMER, INDUSTRY VETERAN – based in Denver, Colorado, Mr. Sommer has 30 years of oil and gas industry experience. Most recently, he was the co-founder of Source Energy Partners ("SEP"), a private equity backed enterprise pursuing international unconventional opportunities. Prior to SEP, Mr. Sommer was the Chief Operating Officer of Aspect Energy, where he led exploration, drilling and production operations in both the USA's Gulf Coast and Central Europe. Under his leadership, Aspect Energy drilled hundreds of wells and acquired thousands of square miles of 3D seismic in Texas and Louisiana, and also drilled several dozen wells and acquired thousands of square kilometers of 3D seismic in Hungary.

L. RON CROW, EUROPEAN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT – based in Houston, Texas, Mr. Crow has been involved in domestic and international operations management and business development for 33 years. He is presently the Vice President of Source Energy Partners. Prior to joining SEP, Mr. Crow was Executive Vice President & COO of Aspect Energy International, where he ran Hungarian operations. Additionally, Mr. Crow established and operated Central European Drilling ("CED"), a drilling contractor based in Budapest, Hungary. CED drilled more than 40 cost-effective wells in Hungary with a discovery rate of greater than 60 percent.

MILTON ENDERLIN, GEOMECHANICS EXPERT – based in Forth Worth, Texas, Mr. Enderlin is a Senior Structural Petrophysicist with The Gearhart Companies in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Enderlin is also a Research Assistant with the Energy Institute at TCU, where he is studying the geomechanics of fluid flow along fractures and faults in very low permeability rocks. Prior to joining Gearhart and TCU, Mr. Enderlin was with ConocoPhillips for 16 years where he specialized in integrated geologic analysis. In addition, he has worked in various management and technical capacities for companies including Halliburton. He has authored or co-authored eight U.S. patents and numerous publications on dipmeter/image analysis, log-core integration, and rock strength estimation.

Mike Mullen, Realm's Chief Operating Officer, commented: "We are very pleased to have established such a diverse group of Technical Advisors. Each advisor has a strong history of success in their respective fields throughout North America and Europe. Realm's developing internal technical abilities along with its collaboration with Halliburton, and now enhanced by the Advisory Board, positions the Company with considerable evaluation and execution capabilities."

About Realm Energy

Realm Energy International Corporation is a Canadian domiciled global energy company focused on driving the exploration and development of major shale plays throughout Europe and emerging countries. The Company presently has projects in Poland and Germany and is in the process of acquiring additional petroleum and natural gas rights in large contiguous tracts which it has identified as high potential. Realm Energy is committed to leveraging the most advanced shale technology to bring these resources into production. Visit Realm Energy's website at


Craig Steinke, Executive Chairman

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