SOURCE: West Texas Resources, Inc.

November 09, 2015 15:40 ET

West Texas Resources, Inc. Announces Appointment of Gordon Johnson to Board of Directors

FRISCO, TX--(Marketwired - November 09, 2015) - West Texas Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: WTXR), a Texas-based independent oil and gas company, today announced the appointment of Gordon Johnson to its board of directors. Mr. Johnson has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Following his graduation from University of Texas, he was employed by two major and two large independent oil companies, receiving experience in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Montana, North Dakota, and Louisiana. Subsequently, he joined the ranks of the independent oil operators. He has since served as president of several oil and gas companies. During his career he has been responsible for generating geological prospects, acquisition of oil and gas leases and producing properties, generation of drilling funds, supervision of the drilling and completion of numerous oil and gas wells, and coordination of several mergers. Mr. Johnson is currently president of Bayside Corporation, a company engaged in acquiring existing wells for remediation and re-completion as well as generating development drilling prospects.

According to John D. Kerr, senior executive officer of West Texas Resources, Inc. and a member of the board of directors, "Gordon brings a wealth of experience to our board and we are excited that he has agreed to join our team. We intend to be announcing additional appointments to the board in the near future."

About West Texas Resources, Inc.

West Texas Resources, Inc. is engaged in the business of oil and gas exploration and development in North America. The Company's objective is to become an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, development and exploitation of oil and gas properties in North America in partnership with oil and gas producers. The Company's strategy is to pursue strategic acquisitions of interests in oil and gas properties, including prospects with proven and unproven reserves, which it believes to have development potential. The Company targets both new and existing fields and producing wells to be revitalized.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    John D. Kerr
    CFO
    West Texas Resources, Inc.
    972-712-2154