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July 8, 2010
Avere Announces Dr. Marc Bustin and Mr. David Sidoo to Join Advisory Board

Vancouver , Canada - Avere Energy Inc. ("Avere" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AVO.H) is pleased to announce that Dr. Marc Bustin and Mr. David Sidoo have agreed to join the Company's Advisory Board. 

 

Dr. R. Marc Bustin (Ph.D., P. Geol., FRSC) is Professor of petroleum and coal geology in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of British Columbia and president of RMB Earth Science Consultants and former president of CBM Solutions Ltd. and a founding share holder of Cuadrilla Resources Ltd.  Bustin has over 30 years experience in unconventional gas exploration and exploitation in industry, research and consultancy.  Professional experience includes employment by Mobil Oil Canada, Gulf Canada Resources prior to joining The University of British Columbia and subsequently with Elf-Aquitaine (France), CSIRO (France) and CNRS (Australia).   Dr. Bustin has consulted in the area of fossil fuel resource evaluation and functioned as director and technical advisor for a variety of small through large petroleum companies in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia.  Dr. Bustin has published over 180 reviewed scientific articles on fossil fuels. Dr. Bustin has designed and managed gas shale and coalbed methane evaluation and development projects world wide, including China, Botswana, Europe, Australia, SE Asia, India and basins throughout North America. Dr. Bustin received his PhD in geology in 1980 from the University of British Columbia and is a registered Professional 

Geoscientist in the province of British Columbia. He is or has been an associate editor of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geology Bulletin, Sedimentary Geology, International Journal of Coal Geology and the Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. He is member of the ICCP, AAPG, TSOP and GSA. 

 

Bustin is the recipient of the A. L. Leverson memorial award from the AAPG, received the Thiesson Medal from the International Committee for Coal Petrography for his contributions to coal sciences/organic petrology, the Sproule Award in 2003 for contributions to the study of unconventional gas resources and the Gilbert H. Cady Award (2009) from the Geological Society 

of America for his contributions to coal science and the Medal of Merit from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geology (2009). Bustin is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.  Bustin is a registered professional geologist in the province of British Columbia. 

 

Mr. David Sidoo is a successful businessman based in Vancouver and oversees a successful private investment banking and financial management firm. Upon graduating from the University of British Columbia in 1982, with a full-ride four-year football scholarship with the UBC Thunderbirds, he was drafted to play professional football with the Canadian Football League. David retired from football in 1988, and was introduced to the brokerage business.  From there he became a broker with Yorkton Securities and leveraged his education and the tenacity that served him well in football, and quickly built his office into one of the company’s top revenue generators.  He went on to become a Partner at Yorkton Securities and consistently generated 

annual commissions that ranked in the Top Five nationally.  He left Yorkton in 1999 to pursue private investment banking. 

 

Said Mr. Renwick, President and CEO, "I am extremely pleased to have added these high caliber consultants to my advisory board, Dr. Bustin will assist me in assessing various oil and gas opportunities and Mr. Sidoo provides the market experience to assist me in financing opportunities of merit which I wish to pursue. I am extremely pleased to have these gentlemen as my advisors and they will assist me in growing the company". 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT 

Greg Renwick, President & CEO      

telephone: +1-972-955-7251 

fax: +1-604-683-1585 

website:  www.avereenergy.com 

 

or 

 

Nick DeMare, Director 

telephone: +1-604-685-9316 

fax: +1-604-683-1585 

 

 

ABOUT AVERE ENERGY INC. 

 

Avere Energy Inc. trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol AVO.H-V. 

 

Avere is an emerging exploration and production company focused on conventional and unconventional petroleum resources. 

 

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