Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.
TSX : WZL

Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.

November 21, 2006 16:56 ET

Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. Announces New Appointment

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 21, 2006) - Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. ("WZL" or the "Company") (TSX:WZL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Aitchison as Vice-President and General Manager of WZL's United States operations, effective December 1, 2006. Mr. Aitchison comes to WZL with over 25 years of experience in the downhole/drilling tool business, most recently as Vice President Global Operations for the Downhole Tool (DHT) division of National Oil Well Varco. "We are very pleased to have a man with his experience and reputation, join our company to manage our rapidly growing U.S. operations." said Harvie Andre, President & CEO adding that, "Dave Aitchison is replacing Myles Woloshyn who has left to pursue other interests and I want to thank Myles for his significant contributions to the major turn-around in our U.S. operations and to wish him well in his new entrepreneurial endeavor."

About Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.

Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. is a manufacturer, seller and renter of drilling tools used in oil and gas exploration. In Canada the company has its manufacturing and servicing facilities located in Edmonton, Alberta and its corporate offices in Calgary, Alberta. Its U.S. headquarters and service facilities are in Conroe, Texas, with a service and sales office in Casper, Wyoming and a sales office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


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Contact Information

  • Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.
    Harvie Andre
    President and CEO
    (403) 205-6696
    (403) 265-8154 (FAX)
    or
    Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.
    Ron Dooley
    Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 205-6696
    (403) 265-8154 (FAX)
    Website: www.downhole.com