Forest Oil Announces Executive Appointment

Forest Oil Corporation has elected H. Craig Clark as President and Chief Operating Officer.

He will report to Robert S. Boswell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Clark, formerly Executive Vice President -- U.S. Operations with Apache Corporation, will have responsibility for Forest's worldwide operations. Mr. Clark, an engineering graduate of Texas A&M University, served in various exploration, production and marketing capacities with Apache since 1989.

"We selected Craig to serve in this vital capacity because of his proven track record of achieving results and his exceptional operational skills. Craig is highly regarded in the industry and is known for his dedication to the achievement of goals, a high level of professional integrity, and his ability to motivate those who work with him. These attributes will allow Craig to immediately contribute to the achievement of our aggressive performance objectives and strategic plans going forward. Craig has over 20 years of experience in increasingly significant leadership and management roles in the exploration and production arena," said Robert S. Boswell. Mr. Clark, who is 44 years old, will commence his role effective immediately.