Connacher Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

CALGARY, March 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Connacher Oil and Gas Limited (CLL - TSX; 
"Connacher" or the "Company") announced today that Mr. Christopher Bloomer 
will become Connacher's Chief Executive Officer, effective April 11, 2013. In 
conjunction with this role, Mr. Bloomer will also be appointed a director of 
Connacher. 
Mr. Bloomer has over 30 years of experience in the domestic and international 
energy business. For the past 10 years he has been an executive with Petrobank 
Energy and Resources providing leadership throughout Petrobank's corporate 
evolution. He has held the roles of Vice President Heavy Oil, Chief Financial 
Officer, and most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 
and Director. Mr. Bloomer began his career at Shell Canada and moved with 
increasing responsibility through exploration, production, finance, oil sands 
development and ultimately was Director- Liquids Business,responsible for 
the crude oil and NGL marketing business and its facilities. Subsequently he 
was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Castle Energy, a 
NASDAQ listed company, responsible for its Canadian crude oil marketing 
business and its US exploration and production operations, as well as its 
Texas pipeline operations. Following his role at Castle, Mr. Bloomer was 
President and Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Talon International, a 
TSX-V listed company, operating primarily in Latin America. Mr. Bloomer has 
served on the boards of several Canadian public energy companies and is a 
member of the Alberta Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists 
(APEGA). 
In connection with the appointment of Mr. Bloomer, Colin Evans, Chairman and 
Co-Managing Director, and Kelly Ogle, Co-Managing Director, will transition 
back to their roles as directors of the Company. Mr. Evans will continue as 
Chairman of the Board. 
About Connacher 
Connacher Oil and Gas Limited is a single purpose company active in the 
development, production and sale of bitumen. The Company's principal assets 
are holdings in the Great Divide oil sands project in northern Alberta, south 
of Fort McMurray. 
Kelly J. Ogle or Greg Pollard Phone: (403) 538-6201 Fax: (403) 538-6225 
inquiries@connacheroil.com Website:www.connacheroil.com 
SOURCE: Connacher Oil and Gas Limited 
To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: 
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2013/11/c4057.html 
CO: Connacher Oil and Gas Limited
ST: Alberta
NI: OIL 2575 WNEWS  
-0- Mar/11/2013 21:00 GMT