Petrolia Energy Corporation has appointed Mr. Ivar Siem to its Board of Directors. Mr. Siem fills the vacancy left following the recent passing of Mr. Lee Lytton.
“Mr. Siem has a wealth of knowledge and experience, especially in the Permian Basin, and is a tremendous asset to the Company,” commented Mr. Zel C. Khan, CEO of Petrolia.
Mr. Siem has broad experience from both the upstream and the service segments of the oil and gas industry.
The Company also announces that having served as Chairman of the Board since 2014, Mr. Leo Womack has decided to relinquish the Chairman’s position. Mr. James E. Burns has been selected as the new Chairman of the Board. Mr. Burns will resign as President to take on the role of Chairman with immediate effect. Mr. Khan will take on the role of President in addition to his role as the CEO.
Mr. Burns is an experienced Executive and Board Director with a long career in the Energy field and in many senior corporate positions.