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Forest Oil appoints interim CEO

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Staff writer | Denver, Co., USA | June 25, 2012
Forest OilJune 25, 2012, Denver, Co., USA - Forest Oil Corporation, an oil and gas company, announced that it has appointed Patrick R. McDonald to serve as interim chief executive officer, effective June 22, 2012.
Mr. McDonald has been a director of the company since 2004. Mr. McDonald has served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Carbon Natural Gas Company, an oil and gas exploration company, since April 2003 and will continue to serve in those capacities. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. McDonald served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Carbon Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company.

From 1987 to 1997, Mr. McDonald served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Interenergy Corporation, a natural gas gathering, processing, and marketing company. Prior to that he worked as an exploration geologist with Texaco International Exploration Company where he was responsible for oil and gas exploration efforts in the Middle East and Far East. As a member of the Forest Board of Directors, Mr. McDonald serves on the Audit Committee and as Chairman of the Compensation Committee. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lone Pine Resources.

Mr. McDonald is a Certified Petroleum Geologist and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Mr. McDonald received a Bachelor’s degree in geology and economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA in finance from New York University. Mr. McDonald succeeds H. Craig Clark as Chief Executive Officer.


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