Dejour Announces Annual and Special Meeting Results
New Directorship Appointments
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- December 14, 2012
Dejour Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: DEJ / TSX: DEJ) (“Dejour”), an independent oil
and natural gas exploration and production company operating in North
America's Piceance Basin and Peace River Arch regions, today announced the
results of its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held December 14,
2012 at the Company’s Vancouver office. The following resolutions were
approved by the Shareholders at the Meeting:
1) Election of Directors
Shareholders re-elected Robert L. Hodgkinson, Darren Devine, Stephen R. Mut,
Craig Sturrock and Harrison F. Blacker to the board for the ensuing year. In
addition, Dr. A. Ross Gorrell, Richard H. Kennedy and Richard A. Bachmann were
also elected as new directors for the ensuing year. Dejour welcomes the new
Directors to the Board.
About the newly elected directors:
Richard A. Bachmann: Mr. Bachmann previously served as President/CEO of EPL
LLC, an energy-consulting firm since his retirement from Energy Partners Ltd.
in 2009. He was the founder, President and CEO of Energy Partners, a U.S.
independent U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company. Prior to that
he was President of Louisiana Land & Exploration, a prominent U.S. gulf coast
oil and gas explorer and producer. He began his career with Exxon serving in
many executive positions both in the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Bachmann
brings over 44 years of successful oil and gas industry exposure to Dejour.
A. Ross Gorrell: Dr. Gorrell has over 30 years experience with both private
and public oil and gas property exploration and development in Western Canada
and China. Dr. Gorrell has served as director, officer and controlling
principal of several successful oil & gas ventures listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange. Currently, Dr. Gorrell is a director and President, Chief Executive
officer and Co-Chairman of Petromin Resources Ltd.
Richard H. Kennedy: Mr. Kennedy is a prominent barrister, solicitor & partner
at Kennedy Agrios LLP, an Edmonton, Alberta based law firm focusing on
commercial real estate, administrative and regulatory law. Richard brings his
extensive relationships with senior North American institutional lenders and
pension funds to Dejour.
2) Appointment of Auditors
The Shareholders appointed BDO Canada LLP as the Company’s auditors for the
3) “Rolling” Stock Option Plan and Amendments to the U.S. Sub-Plan
The Shareholders passed an ordinary resolution ratifying the Company’s amended
10% “Rolling” Stock Option Plan, as required by the TSX every three years, and
the amendments to the U.S. Sub-Plan to comply with U.S. tax regulations.
Dejour Energy Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and
production company operating projects in North America’s Piceance Basin (now
approximately 131,000 net acres) and Peace River Arch regions (approximately
11,000 net acres). Dejour’s seasoned management team has consistently been
among early identifiers of premium energy assets, repeatedly timing
investments and transactions to realize their value to shareholders' best
advantage. Dejour maintains offices in Denver, USA, Calgary and Vancouver,
Canada. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange MKT
(NYSE MKT: DEJ) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: DEJ).
The TSX does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this
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Dejour Energy Inc.
Robert L. Hodgkinson, 604.638.5050
Co-Chairman & CEO
Investor Relations – New York
Craig Allison, 914.882.0960
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