CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 10, 2012) - Trican Well Service Ltd. (TSX:TCW) is pleased to announce that Alexander J. Pourbaix has joined its Board of Directors.
Mr. Pourbaix is President, Energy and Oil Pipelines with TransCanada Corporation. At TransCanada he is currently responsible for the company's non-regulated businesses, including power and non-regulated gas storage, as well as the oil pipeline business. He is also responsible for the operation of TransCanada's carbon black manufacturing and turbine businesses. Mr. Pourbaix has more than 22 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including 18 years with TransCanada Corporation.
Dale M. Dusterhoft, Trican's Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Pourbaix to our Board of Directors. He brings extensive energy industry experience and a keen understanding of international energy transactions. He will be a tremendous asset to Trican as we continue to expand our international presence while maintaining operational and technical excellence."
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Trican has operations in Canada, the United States, Russia, Kazakhstan, Australia and North Africa. Trican provides a comprehensive array of specialized products, equipment and services that are used during the exploration and development of oil and gas reserves.