Tuscany International Drilling Inc. Announces Appointment of New President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Tuscany International Drilling Inc. Announces Appointment of New President and 
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 -- Tuscany International
Drilling Inc. (TSX:TID) (COLOMBIA:TIDC) ("Tuscany") is pleased to
announce that Mr. Walter Dawson has been appointed Tuscany's new
President and Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Donald Wright has been
appointed Tuscany's new Chairman.  
Mr. Dawson founded Tuscany in 2007, has been a director of Tuscany
since November 2008 and has been serving as Tuscany's Executive
Chairman since June 2011. Mr. Dawson also served as Tuscany's Chief
Executive Officer from 2008 to June 2011. Mr. Dawson has over 40
years of experience building oilfield service companies. Prior to
founding Tuscany, Mr. Dawson was the founder of Saxon Energy Service
Inc. and served as its Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer from 2000 to 2008. He is also the founder of Computalog
Gearhart Ltd. (now an operating division of Weatherford
International) and Enersco Services Company Inc. (formerly Bonus
Resource Services Corp.). 
Mr. Wright has been a director of Tuscany since December 2008. Mr.
Wright serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The
Winnington Capital Group Inc. since 2005. From 1995 until his
retirement in 2002, Mr. Wright held many senior positions at TD Bank
Group, including Chairman and CEO of TD Securities and Deputy
Chairman of TD Bank Financial Group. From 1986 until 1995, Mr. Wright
held numerous positions at Merrill Lynch including President of
Merrill Lynch Canada. Mr. Wright has more than 39 years of experience
in the investment industry and has also held positions as past Chair
of VIA Rail Canada and on the Board of Trustees of Sick Children's
Hospital. 
About Tuscany 
Tuscany, a corporation headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, is engaged
in the business of providing contract drilling and work-over services
along with equipment rentals to the oil and gas industry. Tuscany is
currently focused on providing services to oil and natural gas
operators in South America and Africa. Tuscany has operating centers
in Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador and France.  
The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed, nor does it accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 
The listing of Tuscany's common shares on the Colombian Stock
Exchange does not imply a certification by the BVC of the value or
the solvency of Tuscany.
Contacts:
Tuscany International Drilling Inc.
Walter Dawson
President & CEO
(403) 265-8258 
Tuscany International Drilling Inc.
Matt Moorman
CFO
(403) 265-8258 
Tuscany International Drilling Inc.
Suite 1950, 140 - 4th Avenue S.W.,
Calgary, Alberta
(403) 265-8258
(403) 265-8793 (FAX)
www.tuscanydrilling.com
 
 
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