Forest Oil Names VP of Oil & Gas Marketing

Forest Oil announced the appointment of Robert B. (Blaine) Wofford as Vice President -- Oil & Gas Marketing.

In this position, Mr. Wofford will be responsible for all aspects of Forest's U.S., Canadian and international oil and gas marketing activities.

Mr. Wofford brings with him over twenty years of experience in operations management and gas marketing. He has worked with Oryx Energy, where he was in charge of gas plant operations, as well as Oryx Gas Marketing Company, Producers Energy Marketing and its successor, Cinergy. He worked most recently with Devon Energy Corporation, where he held the position of Manager -- Gas Marketing and Supply, where he was in charge of marketing 2 Bcfe/d of gas production. Mr. Wofford attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Amber University in Dallas, Texas.

This position was reorganized to report to H. Craig Clark, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Clark stated: "The leadership abilities possessed by Blaine will provide strength to Forest. He has extensive experience in both marketing and mid-stream operations. This organizational change is part of the ongoing restructuring that began in 2003 to enable us to execute our 4-point game plan."