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  CALGARY, June 27 /CNW-PRN/ - Encal Energy announces today that Mr. G.S.  (Gil) Bennett and Mr. W.C. (Dub) Wilson have accepted appointments to the  Board of Directors, effective immediately.   Mr. Bennett will assume the Chairman's role following the retirement of  Mr. Thomas Taylor who as chairman has lead Encal through a period of steady  growth and value appreciation.   Gil Bennett's background in business and law will be a strong anchor for  the Encal Board of Directors.  He is a non-executive Chair of two other  companies, Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd. and Bracknell Corporation, and  brings a high standard of integrity and energy to the Board.   Dub Wilson has an extensive financial background in oil and gas with  experience both in the U.S. and internationally.  He recently retired from EOG  Resources, Inc. (formerly Enron Oil & Gas Company), in Houston, Texas where he  was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.   Encal Energy Ltd. is a Calgary-based public oil and gas company with core  operations in northeastern British Columbia and west central Alberta.  The  company focuses on growth through drilling primarily directed toward natural  gas targets.  The company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol ENL)  and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ECA).      SOURCE  Encal Energy Ltd.           (ENL. ECA)   CO:  Encal Energy Ltd.  ST:  Alberta  IN:  OIL  SU:  PER     -30-