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2012-03-01 13:09:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurie Cunnington, President of Ward Williston Oil Company of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan was in Washington DC this week as part of a delegation of entrepreneurs selected from high-growth companies who were meeting with key elected government officials to discuss economic policies. She was asked by Majority Leader Eric Cantor to speak at the press conference unveiling his JOBS Act on Tuesday, February 28th. "As we look at our country and...

2011-09-06 08:00:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2011-08-29 08:00:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ward Williston Oil Company announced that it has successfully divested the Oil Field Service Division of the company, located in Westhope, North Dakota. Ward Williston recently sold all of its oilfield service assets for an undisclosed amount to an affiliate of Missouri Basin Well Service, Inc., a company that has been in operation in North Dakota since 1979. "We felt the Missouri Basin Well Service culture matches ours very well and...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

WESTHOPE, N.D., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Its our ocean, its our industry, its our time to help," said Laurie Cunnington, President of Ward Williston Oil Company, when she announced today that her company raised over $60,000 at their "Golf For the Gulf" Charity Open to help oil workers and fishermen hardest hit by the oil spill in Louisiana. "North Dakota has a thriving economy," said Cunnington. "The unemployment rate is only 2.5% and the state has a surplus of money, all because of the...

2010-08-02 09:35:00

WESTHOPE, N.D., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurie Cunnington, President of Ward Williston Oil Company announced today that her company will sponsor the Golf for the Gulf Charity Open to raise funds for unemployed oil workers and fishermen in Louisiana. The Golf for the Gulf Charity Open will be held on August 11, 2010 at the Minot Country Club in Minot, North Dakota. Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Over 50 oil companies operating...

2010-04-14 08:00:00

WESTHOPE, N.D., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ward Williston Oil Company promoted James Cron to Vice President of Engineering it was announced today by the company president, Laurie Cunnington. Cron holds his BS in Geological Engineering from the University of North Dakota and his MBA from Robert Kennedy College. He has over 20 years of professional engineering experience in the energy industry. "Jim is a seasoned engineer and we are fortunate to have him in this leadership role," says...

2010-01-25 07:49:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ward Williston Oil Company promoted Nathan Conway to Chief Operating Officer it was announced today by the company president. Conway, 32, started his career with Ward Williston in 2001, rising through the ranks from Assistant to the President, to Business Development Analyst and then Corporate Development Manager. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan. "We are delighted to promote Nathan to COO because of his strong leadership...

2009-09-22 11:29:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ward Williston Oil Company announced today that for the second year, Inc. Magazine has ranked the company on its prestigious Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. "Ward Williston Oil Company is thrilled to make this impressive list for the second year in a row," says...

2008-09-08 12:00:35

Inc.com, the online arm of Inc. Magazine, recently announced its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, and Ward Williston Oil Company is among the top 50 American energy companies. "It's truly an exciting honor and we are all thrilled with the ranking," says President Laurie Cunnington. "This is something our whole company has been working toward and we are all very happy for the recognition." The list is a comprehensive look at the most important...