Ward Williston Oil Company Names Conway Chief Operating Officer

Jan 25, 2010, 08:49 ET from Ward Williston Oil Company

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ward Williston Oil Company promoted Nathan Conway to Chief Operating Officer it was announced today by the company president.

Conway, 32, started his career with Ward Williston in 2001, rising through the ranks from Assistant to the President, to Business Development Analyst and then Corporate Development Manager. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.

"We are delighted to promote Nathan to COO because of his strong leadership abilities and positive 'can do' attitude," said CEO Thomas Cunnington.  "Nathan grew up in the oil business in North Dakota and has vast knowledge from the ground up.  He is well respected in the industry and we look forward to his youthful vitality, leading the company in a positive and aggressive direction."

In his new position as COO, Nathan will be instrumental in positioning Ward Williston as a premier full-service oil company, expanding exploration and production in the Williston Basin in North Dakota and opening the Michigan market.  In addition, his new duties will capitalize on his marketing skills.  Nathan will promote the service side of the business seeking major contracts to provide service to other oil companies in the area.  

Conway will be based at the corporate headquarters in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and will report directly to the President.

Ward Williston Oil Company is a mid-sized oil company founded in 1952 with primary operations in North Dakota and Michigan.  A pioneer in North Dakota's oil industry, Ward Williston has expertise in exploration and production, including enhanced oil recovery  and other development.  In addition to operating its own oil wells, Ward Williston provides a wide range of production services to major oil companies and independent companies throughout North Dakota.  For more information visit www.wardwilliston.com.

SOURCE Ward Williston Oil Company