Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. Appoints Ken Danneberg to the Board

Jun 22, 2011, 08:27 ET from Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.

HOUSTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCBB:TRCH) has announced that effective June 20, 2011, Mr. Ken Danneberg has been added to the Board.

Mr. Danneberg brings over 50 years of experience covering all aspects of oil and gas exploration and operation in the US and Canada to Torchlight.  He is the current CEO of Danneberg Oil and a member of the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Hall of Fame.  Several career highlights are listed below:

  • Founder of Zoller and Danneberg, Inc which later become Premier Resources, Ltd.
  • Served as President of Premier Resources, Ltd, an AMEX listed company, conducting oil and gas operations in the US and Canada
  • Drilling projects resulted in 22 field discoveries and averaged over 20 drilling projects per year
  • Extensive domestic and international drilling experience
  • Served on the following boards past and present
    • Alco Oil & Gas (predecessor to Ladd Petroleum a GE Subsidiary
    • Premier Resources, Ltd
    • Zoller & Danneberg
    • International Bank of Denver
    • Great Horn, Inc.

"Adding Ken Danneberg to our board is a very important and positive step for our company.  Ken brings tremendous depth and knowledge of the oil and gas industry, and in particular Ken is a distinguished executive in the Rocky Mountain Region," stated Tom Lapinski, CEO.  "This is the next step in expanding our Board and we are in the process of identifying candidates to fill one more position to round out the Board to five members."

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SOURCE Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.