Penn West Announces Voting Results From The 2015 Annual And Special Meeting Of Shareholders
May 13, 2015
CALGARY, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD. (TSX – PWT; NYSE – PWE) (or the "Company") is pleased to announce that at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 13, 2015, Penn West's shareholders approved all resolutions outlined in the Notice of 2015 Annual and Special Meeting and Management Proxy Circular dated April 1, 2015 (the "Information Circular"), which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, on EDGAR at www.sec.gov, and on Penn West's website at www.pennwest.com.
1. Appointment of Auditor
By resolution passed by show of hands, Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants, was appointed as auditor of Penn West for the ensuing year.
2. Election of Directors
By resolutions passed by ballot vote, the following eight nominees proposed by management were elected as directors of the Company to hold office until the next annual meeting of Shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed:
3. Special Resolution for a Reduction in the Stated Capital of Penn West
By resolution passed by ballot vote, a special resolution was passed to approve the reduction in the stated capital as outlined in the Information Circular. The results of the ballot were as follows:
4. Non-Binding Advisory Vote on the Corporation's Approach to Executive Compensation
By resolution passed by ballot vote, an advisory resolution was passed to approve the Company's approach to executive compensation as outlined in the Information Circular. The results of the ballot were as follows:
Penn West is one of the largest conventional oil and natural gas producers in Canada. Our goal is to be the company that redefines oil & gas excellence in western Canada. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Penn West operates a significant portfolio of opportunities with a dominant position in light oil in Canada on a land base encompassing approximately 4.5 million acres.
Penn West shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PWT and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PWE.
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