Trican Well Service Ltd.
TSX : TCW

Trican Well Service Ltd.

March 23, 2009 18:14 ET

Trican Well Service Ltd. Announces Appointment of G. Allen Brooks to Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 23, 2009) - Trican Well Service Ltd. (TSX:TCW) is pleased to announce that G. Allen Brooks has joined its Board of Directors.

Mr. Brooks has had a distinguished 40-year career in the energy and investment industries as an energy securities analyst, an oilfield service company manager, a consultant to energy company managements and a member of the board of directors of several oilfield service companies. Mr. Brooks currently serves as an advisor to Parks Paton Hoepfl & Brown, a boutique oilfield service investment banking firm. There he publishes his highly regarded energy newsletter, Musings From the Oil Patch and he provides proprietary research for the firm's partners and assists on financial transactions.

During his career as a Wall Street oilfield service securities analyst, Mr. Brooks was recognized as a Wall Street Journal All-Star analyst. Mr. Brooks also has many years of experience working with oilfield service companies and currently serves on the board of directors of a number of publicly traded service companies in Canada and the U.S.

Murray L. Cobbe, Trican's President and CEO, said "We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Brooks to our Board of Directors. His experience and understanding of the international oilfield services industry will be invaluable to us, as we steward Trican through the current tumultuous markets and execute on our long-term growth strategy for the company."

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.
    Murray Cobbe
    President and CEO
    (403) 266-0202
    (403) 237-7716 (FAX)
    Email: mcobbe@trican.ca
    or
    Trican Well Service Ltd.
    Michael Baldwin
    Vice President Finance and CFO
    (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