Trican Well Service Ltd.
TSX : TCW

Trican Well Service Ltd.

August 05, 2009 19:44 ET

Trican Well Service Ltd. Announces Appointment of Dale M. Dusterhoft to Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2009) - Trican Well Service Ltd. (TSX:TCW) is pleased to announce that Dale M. Dusterhoft has joined its Board of Directors.

Mr. Dusterhoft joined Trican at its inception in 1996 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Trican on August 1, 2009.

Mr. Dusterhoft is a Chemical Engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry including most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Trican. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Technical Services of Trican. Mr. Dusterhoft currently sits on the Industry Advisory Council for the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary. He is past President of the Canadian Association of Drilling Engineers and is a past Chairman and Director of the Canadian Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Prior to joining Trican, Mr. Dusterhoft was employed by Nowsco for 12 years in various management and technical positions.

Murray L. Cobbe, Trican's Executive Chairman, said, "It is our pleasure to welcome Mr. Dusterhoft to our Board of Directors. The Board of Directors has worked with Mr. Dusterhoft for many years. We are confident that his industry and technical experience will provide additional depth of insight to our board through the current market challenges and on to future growth."

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Trican has operations in Canada, Russia, the US and North Africa. Trican provides a comprehensive array of specialized products, equipment and services that are used during the exploration and development of oil and gas reserves.

Contact Information

  • Trican Well Service Ltd.
    Dale Dusterhoft
    Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 266-0202
    (403) 237-7716 (FAX)
    Email: ddusterhoft@trican.ca
    or
    Trican Well Service Ltd.
    Michael Baldwin
    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 266-0202
    (403) 237-7716 (FAX)
    Email: mbaldwin@trican.ca
    or
    Trican Well Service Ltd.
    2900, 645 - 7th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 4G8
    Website: www.trican.ca