Bow River Energy Ltd. (“Bow River” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Kellie D’Hondt has been appointed to its management team as Director, Land.
Ms. D’Hondt is a professional landman with more than 15 year of industry experience in land negotiations, business development, M&AD and leadership roles. Most recently, Ms. D’Hondt was a Co-Founder and Vice President, Land & Business Development of Toro Oil & Gas Ltd. a TSX-V listed company, that sold in the fall of 2016. Prior to Toro, Ms. D’Hondt held various roles at Crescent Point Energy Corporation, including Team Lead Business Development (US), Investor Relations and Senior Land Negotiator. She has held negotiating roles at CNRL, Bonavista Energy Trust and Starpoint Energy Trust. Ms. D’Hondt is a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) and the Petroleum Acquisitions and Divestiture Association. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in Petroleum Land Management, from the University of Calgary.
Bow River is pleased to have Kellie’s level of experience and expertise in land negotiations and M&AD to lend to Bow River’s continued strategy of consolidation of under-valued, under-exploited, mature producing assets. The appointment of Ms. D’Hondt signifies Bow River’s intent to continue to grow its position in the Provost area and focus on future acquisitions for the growth and development of the corporation. With the previously announced appointments of Josh Caswell to VP Exploration, Robert Dumain to VP Engineering and the addition of Kellie D’Hondt to Director, Land, Bow River is well positioned to enhance shareholder value through acquisition and consolidation of oil and liquid rich natural gas horizons in eastern Alberta and south west Saskatchewan.
About Bow River Energy Ltd.
Bow River is a privately-held junior oil and gas producer, funded entirely by its Board of Directors, Management, employees and close associates. The Company’s focus is in western Saskatchewan and eastern Alberta, where it controls a large land base and infrastructure. Bow River has an average working interest of approximately 85%, and operates 85% of its production. The Company’s strategy is to pursue cooperative acquisitions, negotiated in close association with the vendors, optimizing the transaction structure for both parties. Bow River also has strong track record of production and cost optimization, extending the life of relatively mature assets. The business plan includes a major focus on environmental responsibilities including the efficient and proactive management of abandonment and reclamation obligations.