Ward Williston Oil Company

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September 6, 2011
Contact: Nancy Thompson 248-496-4965


Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Sept. 6, 2011 Ward Williston Oil Company announced today that they have been chosen as a finalist for the 10th Annual World Oil Awards in the Best Outreach Category for their Golf For The Gulf Charity Open which benefitted oil workers devastated by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year.

Ward Williston Oil Company, known for their on-going social responsibility programs, was one of the first to come to the aid of out of work oil workers when the oil spill devastated the Gulf of Mexico last August.

Nathan Conway, COO, quickly mobilized his team and organized the Golf For The Gulf Charity Open which was held August 11, 2010 in Minot North Dakota. "I saw the hardship of our fellow oil workers and realized it was our ocean, our country, our industry and our time to help," said Conway.

For their efforts, Ward Williston Oil Company has been named a finalist in the prestigious World Oil Awards which recognizes the industry's leading innovators and innovations that represent the best achievements of the year.

Only the most elite companies have been selected as finalists. Winners will be announced on October 13th at the World Oil Awards gala which will celebrate the industry's best covering the entire spectrum of the upstream oil and gas industry. Ward Williston Oil Company is currently engaged in the acquisition, development, exploration and production of oil, with an aggressive exploration and production plan. They have a large inventory of low-risk, infield development drilling prospects with a potential for acquisitions as larger producers leave non-core areas. www.wardwilliston.com.


About Ward Williston
Ward Williston is an independent oil producer and service company with operations in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and in Michigan. In addition to operating its own oil wells, Ward Williston provides a wide range of production services to major oil companies and independent companies throughout North Dakota.

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