Amazing Energy Appoints Tom Thornhill to Its Board of Directors
PLANO, TX / ACCESSWIRE / January 7, 2019 / Amazing Energy Oil and Gas Co. (OTCQX: AMAZ) ("Amazing", "Amazing Energy", or "the Company"), today announced that it has appointed Mr. Tom Thornhill to the Company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Thornhill is the founder and senior partner of Thornhill Law Firm, A PLC, based in Slidell, Louisiana. Upon completion of his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University in 1974 and 1977 respectively, he earned a Master's Degree in petroleum engineering at Tulane University where he studied from 1980-1983. He has served the bar in the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates and as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives District 76 from 1996 to 2000. In the Legislature, Mr. Thornhill served on the House Appropriations, Insurance and Retirement Committees, as well as the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. He then retired from the Legislature to become the President of Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association and focus his efforts on his thriving legal and energy consulting practice. His practice includes resolving serious claims for individuals, companies, as well as governments. Mr. Thornhill was appointed to serve for seven years to try the explosion trial against BP, HESI and Trans Ocean, including three and a half months of daily trial on the merits. This complex class action trial yielded over $60 billion in payments by defendants from the trial and a judgment in favor of his clients, who included the interests of all five states on the Gulf of Mexico, many local governments in Louisiana, the United States of America, and over three hundred thousand companies and individuals damaged by the explosion.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Mr. Tom Thornhill to the Amazing Energy Board," stated Willard McAndrew, III, Amazing's Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to benefiting from his guidance and insight where Tom draws on over four decades of industry experience."
"Amazing's recent acquisitions and corporate milestones have positioned the company to experience marked near-term growth," stated Tom Thornhill. "I welcome the opportunity to participate with the Company's Board of Directors as Amazing ushers in a new phase of development and maturity."
About Amazing Energy Oil and Gas
Amazing Energy Oil and Gas, Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company based in Plano, TX. The Company operates leaseholds in the Permian Basin of West Texas where it holds the rights within a 70,000-acre leasehold in Pecos County, TX. The Company primarily engages in the acquisition and exploitation of oil and natural gas properties with a focus on well-defined plays containing stacked pay zones on the Central Basin Platform of the Permian Basin. More information may be found on Amazing Energy's website at www.amazingenergy.com.
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