Encal Energy Strengthens Board with Two New Directors

  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.  

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    /CONTACT: David D. Johnson, President and C.E.O., 403-750-3300/ 

(ENL. ECA)  
CO:  Encal Energy Ltd. 
ST:  Alberta 
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