SOURCE: Ward Williston Oil Company

March 07, 2008 15:24 ET

Ward Williston Oil Company CEO Thomas Cunnington Is Elected Treasurer of the Northern Alliance Independent Producers

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - March 7, 2008) - Thomas W. Cunnington, CEO of Ward Williston Oil Company, was elected Treasurer of the Northern Alliance of Independent Producers. NAIP is a non-profit trade organization representing over 50 independent oil producers in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. Its members will spend over $1 billion this year in exploring and producing oil. For more information about the NAIP, please visit

About Mr. Cunnington

Mr. Cunnington has over thirty years experience in the oil industry. In the early 80s he set up partnerships to drill wells in Indiana and Illinois as well as Michigan. This successful endeavor led to the purchase of Ward Williston, an independent oil and service company.

As the CEO of Ward Williston, Mr. Cunnington has successfully brought the company from a relatively small E&P company to a position of leadership in the North Dakota and Michigan oil industry. Ward Williston Oil Company is a top oil producer in North Dakota and also an oil producer in Michigan. Ward Williston is also one of the leading oil service companies in North Dakota due to Mr. Cunnington's leadership.

About Ward Williston

Ward Williston is an independent oil producer and service company with operations in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and in Michigan. In addition to operating its own oil wells, Ward Williston provides a wide range of production services to major oil companies and independent companies throughout North Dakota. For more information about Ward Williston, please visit

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