United American Petroleum Corp. Announces Appointment of Joe Gardner to Its Advisory Board
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug 1, 2012 (Menafn - GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --United American Petroleum Corp. UAPC is pleased to announce it has appointed Mr. Joe Gardner as a member of its Advisory Board. Mr. Gardner brings a wealth of experience supporting oil and gas operations for leading oil and gas companies and international organizations. With over 45 years of experience, the Company believes Mr. Gardner has the leadership and acumen to assist the Company as it expands its presence in the oil and gas industry.
Mr. Gardner is a seasoned consultant and operations manager in the oil and gas exploration and drilling sector, has provided services to well-known companies such as Anadarko Petroleum Corp., Acock Engineering & Associates and Dixon Drilling Company, and has owned and operated his own company Gardner Oil & Gas. Geographically, Mr. Gardner has worked throughout the state of Texas, Louisiana, South America, Mexico, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and has been involved in multiple major oil-plays.
Mr. Gardner most recently served as a drilling consultant for Talisman Energy USA and was responsible for drilling horizontal wells in the thriving Eagleford Shale play. Additionally, Mr. Gardner was instrumental in increasing natural gas production from 1.1 Million Cubic Feet of Gas per day to 10 Million Cubic Feet of Gas per day during his work with Cophil Exploration Corp. in Manila, Philippines. Mr. Gardner assisted in increasing gas production on both the Island of Cebu and Island of Luzon properties located in the Philippines. Mr. Gardner increased gas production on the Cebu properties from 250,000 Cubic Feet of Gas per day to 19.6 Million Cubic Feet of Gas per day and increased gas production on the Luzon properties from zero Cubic Feet of Gas per day to 10 Million Cubic Feet of Gas per day. The company was eventually acquired by BHP Billiton, a leading global resources company. Most notable in his career, during his tenure with International Petroleum Corp. in Malaysia, Mr. Gardner was directly responsible for discovering all of the Company's oil wells after it was acquired by Hamilton Oil Malaysia Corp.
Michael Carey, President and CEO, stated, "We believe Mr. Gardner's diverse experience, leadership ability and innovative concepts will help us support our current business and identify opportunities to improve operations and stimulate growth. We believe his insight into current and future projects will be a tremendous asset to United as we continue to develop and execute opportunities within our industry."
Mr. Gardner stated, "I believe United's infrastructure and platform offers a tremendous opportunity for growth and expansion. I am delighted to advise United's management regarding its current operations and opportunities to help propel the Company forward."
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About United American Petroleum Corp.
United American Petroleum Corp. is an independent exploration, development, acquisition, production, and operating company engaged in advanced exploration, drilling and completion techniques to explore for, produce and develop domestic oil and natural gas reserves. The Company's strategy centers on increasing shareholder value through actively pursuing and developing high-potential acquisitions for drilling and production while maintaining a prudently managed balance sheet. The Company's main current projects are in Texas; however, additional acquisitions may encompass active plays throughout the United States.
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