Forest Oil Elects Raymond I. Wilcox to Board

Forest Oil Corporation announced the election of Raymond I. Wilcox to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Wilcox retired in March of 2008 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC. From 2002 until 2006, Mr. Wilcox served as Vice President of Chevron Corporation and President of Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company where he managed Chevron's exploration and production activities throughout North America. Prior to 2002, Mr. Wilcox worked in various domestic and foreign assignments with Chevron responsible for onshore and offshore exploration, production and development projects as well as Chevron's interests in the Northwest Shelf Liquefied Natural Gas Project.

Mr. Wilcox is a graduate from the University of Michigan and currently serves on the National Advisory Board for the University's College of Engineering. He has served on the Board and Executive Committees of the American Chemistry Council and the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association and also served on the Upstream Committee of the American Petroleum Institute.

James D. Lightner, Forest's Chairman, stated, "Ray Wilcox brings a long history of upstream expertise and proven strategic leadership to our Board. We are excited that he will be a part of helping us shape the future of Forest Oil."