Oilsands Quest Says Hello to New VP of Exploration, Development

Oilsands Quest has appointed Simon Raven to the position of Vice President, Exploration and Development.

Simon Raven has served as Chief Geologist at Oilsands Quest Inc. since August 2006 and has been an integral part of the team that delineated the Company's discoveries at Axe Lake, Raven Ridge and Wallace Creek. In his new role, Mr. Raven will be responsible for the exploration and development of the Company's assets.

Mr. Raven started his career at Synenco, where he worked on the Northern Lights oil sands project as a member of the team that drilled over 500 exploration holes and delineated over two billion barrels of bitumen.

Mr. Raven then spent five years with Norwest Corporation working as a project geologist and project manager. During his time with Norwest, he managed coal bed methane and oil sands exploration projects throughout Western Canada and in Western China.

Mr. Raven is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG), American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM), a professional geologist (P.geol) and an active member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologist and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).