Athabasca Oil Corporation has, due to increased operational activities and responsibilities, created the position of chief operating officer, in charge of all operations, both operating asset areas (Light Oil and Thermal Oil), in addition to all technical functions. The Board of Directors has appointed Rob Broen to this position effective immediately.
Mr. Broen joined Athabasca in November, 2012 as senior vice president Light Oil with responsibility for the Light Oil Division, Drilling and Completions Services and Health, Safety and Environment. He has more than 20 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Athabasca, Mr. Broen was responsible for a 120,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day North American petroleum portfolio for an international exploration and production company.
Athabasca also announces the resignation of Ian Atkinson, senior vice president, Thermal Oil.