Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.

Sector: Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas Region: Canada

: | Toronto Stock Exchange: BXE | NYSE MKT: BXE

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd is a Calgary, Alberta-based intermediate energy producer focused on exploration and development of light oil and liquids-rich natural gas opportunities in some of the most exciting plays in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin.

Currently the Company is focusing on developing its two core resource plays, the Cardium and the Notikewin/Falher intervals in Western Canada. The Notikewin/Falher in Alberta’s deep basin boasts abundant, liquids-rich natural gas with compelling economics. The Cardium is a highly economic investment that has the potential to add substantial reserves, production and long term economic value for our shareholders. Both plays have thick resource rich reservoirs with exceptional subsurface control which have proven to be predictable and repeatable with the application of modern drilling and completion techniques.

Bellatrix is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and NYSE MKT under the symbol BXE.


Raymond G. Smith, P. Eng., President, CEO & Director
President and Chief Executive Officer of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (formerly True Energy) since January 26, 2009, Chairman of Madelena Ventures Inc. since October 2005. Prior thereto, from June 2007 to November 2007 President, CEO and Chairman of Cork Exploration Inc. and Chairman of Cork Exploration Inc. from April 2005 to November 2007; from September 2002 to January 2004 President and Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Energy Corporation and Chairman of Meridian Energy Corporation from January 2004 to March 2005. Prior thereto, Mr. Smith was President and Chief Executive Officer of Corsair Exploration Ltd.
Edward J. Brown, C.A, Executive Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer
Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (formerly True Energy) since July 4, 2006; prior thereto, from March 2005 to June 2006, Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Petrofund Energy Trust; from February 2002 to March 2005, senior financial officer of Duke Energy Field Services.
Ving Y. Woo, P. Eng., Vice-President, Engineering and Chief Operating Officer
Vice-President, Operations of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (formerly True Energy) since April 2009. Currently director of Madalena Ventures Inc. since March 2006 and formerly a Director of Cork Exploration Inc., a public oil and gas company. Formerly Vice President, Engineering for Meridian Energy Corp. from September 2002 until March 2005.
Russel G. Oicle, P. Geol., Vice-President, Exploration
Vice-President, Exploration of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (formerly True Energy) since November 24, 2008; prior thereto, from July 2007 to November 2008, Exploration Supervisor of Penn West Energy Trust; from May 2005 to July 2007, President, RGO Resources, a private geological consulting company; from November 2002 to May 2005, Vice Pesident, Exploration and Chief Operating Officer of Relentless Energy Corp.; prior thereto, Vice President of Exploration of Ulster Petroleums Ltd.
Tim A. Blair, Vice President Land
Mr. Blair is Vice President Land of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. and is responsible for Bellatrix’s land related activities. He joined Bellatrix Exploration as Vice President, Land in October 2009. Mr. Blair has 29 years of industry experience; throughout his career Mr. Blair has worked in many capacities within Management and Land departments of junior, intermediate and major oil and gas companies.
Chris D. Curry, C.A., Vice-President, Controller
Vice President and Controller of Bellatrix Exploration since May 2014. Prior thereto, held the role of Director Finance and Corporate Development at Native American Resource Partners since September 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Curry held progressively senior finance roles over the past 15 years at NuVista Energy Ltd., Enerplus Resources Fund and Precision Drilling Corporation.
Leanne Gress-Blue, C.A., Vice-President, Finance
Vice-President, Finance of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. since April 2013. Prior thereto, held the roles of Treasurer and Manager, Finance of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (formerly True Energy) since June 2005. Prior thereto, Ms. Gress-Blue held management roles in financial, controllership and accounting capacities of major, intermediate and junior oil and gas and utility companies culminating in over 20 plus years of financial and industry experience.
Kelly M. Nichol, Vice-President, Business Development
Mr. Nichol is Vice-President Business Development of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. Prior thereto was Vice –President Business Development for Daylight Energy. Mr. Nichol began his career with Petro Canada and has nearly 30 years of diverse industry operations and M&A experience including nearly 10 years International in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan and Venezuela.
Garrett K. Ulmer, P. Eng., Vice-President, Engineering
Vice-President, Engineering of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. Prior thereto, held roles of production engineer, production manager, and manager of exploitation and acquisitions of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (formerly True Energy) since January 2008. Mr. Ulmer brings 18 years of engineering experience to his role and a demonstrated leadership capability.
Brent A. Eshleman, P. Eng, Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. since July 2012. Prior thereto, from December 2004 to January 2012, Vice President Engineering and Exploitation of Daylight Energy Ltd., from May 2000 to November 2004 Director Northern Alberta of Calpine Canada, from May 1998 to April 2000 Manager Engineering of Ulster Petroleum Ltd. Mr. Eshleman has over 26 years of industry experience and has worked in many capacities of oil and gas companies.

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