Sonde Resources Corp.

Sonde Resources Corp.

November 23, 2011 11:36 ET

Sonde Resources Corp. Announces Appointment of President of Sonde North Africa

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 23, 2011) - Sonde Resources Corp. ("Sonde" or the "Company") (TSX:SOQ) (NYSE Amex:SOQ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Toufic Nassif as its President of Sonde North Africa.

Toufic Nassif

Mr. Nassif is a well known and respected industry leader with over 32 years in the energy business with comprehensive experience in business development and commercial activities in North Africa and the Middle East. He also brings extensive experience in petroleum operations management, proven large project coordination and leadership skills, strategic planning, negotiations, and overall project evaluation skills. Most recently Mr. Nassif held the position of VP and Commercial Director for BP Libya.

Mr. Nassif will be responsible for the overall management of all Sonde's activities related to the Joint Oil Block.

Mr. Nassif held the office of the president of Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) in 2004-2005. He is a Member of the Faculty of the AIPN Negotiation Workshop, a Member of Faculty of the International Energy law, Contracts and Negotiations Course and a Member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of World Energy Law & Business.

Jack Schanck, CEO and President, stated "We look forward to Mr. Nassif assuming direct responsibility for Sonde North Africa. I have the utmost confidence that he will be a great asset to both Sonde and Joint Oil in leading the various activities related to the Joint Oil Block."

Sonde Resources Corp. is a Calgary, Alberta, Canada based energy company engaged in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Its operations are located in Western Canada and offshore North Africa. See Sonde's website at to review further detail on Sonde's operations.

Contact Information

  • Sonde Resources Corp.
    Investor Relations
    (403) 294-1411
    (403) 216-2374 (FAX)

    Sonde Resources Corp.
    Suite 3200, 500 - 4th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 2V6