Trinity Valley Energy Corp.

Trinity Valley Energy Corp.

June 19, 2015 16:14 ET

Trinity Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 19, 2015) - Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TE) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Douglas W. Strebel, to its board of directors.

Mr. Strebel is an experienced executive, investment banker and tax attorney with a focus on the energy industry, where he has spent over 30 years of his career. Mr. Strebel has a JD from University of Houston and a BS in Finance from San Diego State University. He is currently focused on oil & gas acquisition, development and production activities through Texas General Oil & Gas, LP ("Texas Oil") as an asset owner; and, La Roca Energy, LP, ("La Roca") as an asset operator; both affiliates of Black River Capital, LLC ("Black River"), his longstanding investment entity.

Mr. Strebel served as a Director with Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston from 2000 to 2002. Prior to forming La Roca and Texas Oil, Mr. Strebel served as the President of Bluescape Resources Company LLC ("Bluescape Resources") from 2008 to 2011, where he led the company's Marcellus operated assets initiative and its minerals acquisition program collectively acquiring over 600,000 acres in the Appalachian basin. During his time with Bluescape Resources, Mr. Strebel also led efforts to generate proceeds in excess of $800 million through various joint ventures and divestiture strategies.

Before venturing into resource development, Mr. Strebel was the founder and Chief Executive Officer Black River, an energy focused investment bank with a depth of transactional and operating experience. From 2004 to 2007 Black River advised on over $60 billion in transactions. Mr. Strebel also spent seventeen years at Royal Dutch Shell where he acted as head of U.S. Exploration & Production M&A and General Tax Counsel.

Mr. Strebel will be responsible for leading all aspects of the investment, management and operations on the Company's Days Chapel Project.

Mr. Strebel, along with Mr. Richard M. Cheatham are co-founding principals of Texas Oil, an entity with which the Company recently announced a non-brokered private placement for US$2,250,000, subject to TSX Venture Exchange and shareholder approval (see news release dated June 3, 2015).

Mr. Cheatham is an oil and gas entrepreneur and former senior executive of Occidental Oil and Gas and Hunt Oil.


Jeffrey Cocks


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