CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2012) - Canadian Energy Exploration Inc. ("Canadian Energy" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:XPL) is pleased to announce effective immediately, Mr. Robert Poole has been appointed to the board of directors of the Company.
Mr. Poole has been the President of Skirmat Consulting Inc., a private consulting company, since its inception. Mr. Poole graduated from Queen's University with his B. Sc. (Honours) in Chemical Engineering in 1980 and began his career as a petroleum engineer with Getty Oil Canada Ltd., which carried into a position with Imperial Oil. Mr. Poole went on to hold engineering positions with J. M. Huber Corporation, Morrison Petroleum Limited, Fossil Oil & Gas Ltd., and Elk Point Resources Inc. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Poole served as Vice President, Operations and Engineering at BXL Energy Ltd. Mr. Poole went on to hold similar positions at Gentry Resources Ltd. (from 2001 to 2007), and Great Plains Exploration Inc. (from 2007 to 2010).
Mr. Poole is a professional engineer and a member of A.P.E.G.G.A. with a membership in the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has been part of the management of, or assisting through consulting, small oil and gas firms with strategic and technical advice.
With the appointment of Mr. Poole, the board of directors of Canadian Energy now consists of Mr. Lawrence B. Buzan, Mr. John C. McGilvary and Mr. Robert Poole.
In connection with the appointment of Mr. Poole, the Company expects that trading in the common shares of the Company will resume shortly.
About Canadian Energy Exploration Inc.
Canadian Energy Exploration Inc. is a junior oil and gas company engaged in the exploration for and development and production of oil and natural gas reserves in Western Canada.
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