SOURCE: Ward Williston Oil Company

Ward Williston Oil Company

November 01, 2011 15:00 ET

Ward Williston Oil Company COO Nathan Conway Has Been Named 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards Finalist

WESTHOPE, ND--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - Thomas Cunnington, CEO of Ward Williston Oil Company announced today that Nathan Conway, COO, has been selected as a finalist in the Rising Star Category of the Platts Global Energy Awards.

Finalists in this category are judged by their ability to drive operations to new paradigms critical to transforming their company into industry leaders. Conway, 34, has been recognized for his leadership abilities by personifying innovative thinking and meeting critical opportunities with precision and dedication.

"Nathan is a passionate leader and has the vision and decisiveness necessary to move Ward Williston forward into an industry leadership role," said Tom Cunnington. "We are very excited to have our company recognized for excellence in energy and to have Nathan's achievements distinguished among his peers."

Platts Global Energy Awards highlight corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance. Established in 1999, the awards are often described as "the Oscars" of the energy industry. Nearly 600 guests are expected to attend the black-tie dinner at New York's Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, December 1, when the 2011 Global Energy Awards will be presented by Platts.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Ward Williston Oil Company is a pioneer in the North Dakota oil industry and has been in the business of oil since 1952. Ward Williston is currently engaged in the acquisition, development, exploration and production of oil, with an aggressive exploration and production plan. They have a large inventory of low-risk, infield development drilling prospects with a potential for acquisitions as larger producers leave non-core areas. www.wardwilliston.com.

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