Terra Energy Corp.

Terra Energy Corp.

May 18, 2010 19:32 ET

Terra Energy Appoints Brian Yaworski to Its Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) - Terra Energy Corp. ("Terra Energy" or the "Company") (TSX:TT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Brian Yaworski to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Yaworski has an interdisciplinary background in economics, business and law, and a broad base of business experience which he applies through innovative and practical approaches to problem solving in complex business negotiations and strategic planning. For over 12 years, Mr. Yaworski served on the Executive Management Committee and as a Director of an intermediate oilwell drilling services company. Mr. Yaworski, Q.C., currently resides in Calgary and is Counsel at Davis LLP, a Vancouver based international law firm, in its Calgary office.

"We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Yaworski as an independent Director to our Board of Directors" commented Cas H. Morel, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors. "His extensive experience involving mergers and acquisitions of oil and gas companies in multiple jurisdictions will be a valuable addition to the Terra Board."

Mr. Yaworski holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Honours) from the University of Saskatchewan, a Bachelor of Administration (Finance) degree from the University of Regina, a Master of Arts degree in Economics from McMaster University, and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Concurrently, Mr. Tony Sabelli has stepped down from the Board of Directors to focus on his recent appointment as Executive Vice President of the Corporation. Mr. Sabelli served as a Director since May 2007 and continues to be a valuable member of the organization. 

Terra Energy is a junior oil and gas corporation engaged in the exploration for, and development and production of, natural gas and oil in Western Canada. Terra Energy's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol 'TT'.

Contact Information

  • Terra Energy Corp.
    Berk Sumen
    Manager, Corporate Affairs
    403.264.7189 (FAX)