CanWest Petroleum Lists Common Stock on AMEX

The American Stock Exchange (Amex) listed the common shares of CanWest Petroleum Corporation, under the trading symbol BQI.

CanWest Petroleum Corporation is engaged in a variety of projects in the oil and gas industry in Western Canada with an emphasis on oil sands and oil shale. Its lead project is an oil sands exploration program being conducted in the Province of Saskatchewan by its subsidiary, Oilsands Quest Inc.

"We are pleased to welcome CanWest Petroleum Corp. to the American Stock Exchange," said John McGonegal, Senior Vice President of the Amex Equities Group. "Many energy companies have chosen the Amex as their home, and we are confident we can offer CanWest Petroleum the value-added services that a growing company needs to succeed in today's competitive market."

"We anticipate that our listing on the American Stock Exchange will provide our shareholders with a more efficient trading market, and thus provide us with enhanced shareholder value," said T. Murray Wilson, the Company's Executive Chairman.

CanWest Petroleum Corporation has selected AGS Specialist Partners as its specialist.