Forest Oil names McDonald president, CEO

Forest Oil Corp.

Denver-based Forest Oil Corp. has named Patrick R. McDonald as president and CEO.

McDonald has been a director of Forest Oil since 2004 and has served as interim CEO since June 2012 following H. Craig Clark's departure as company CEO after nine years in the post.

McDonald has served as CEO, president and director of Carbon Natural Gas Co., and its predecessor, Nytis USA, since 2004. He has served as chairman of Carbon Natural Gas Co. since 2011. From 1998 to 2003, McDonald served as president, CEO, and director of Carbon Energy Corp. He is also the non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Lone Pine Resources Inc. He is a Certified Petroleum Geologist. McDonald received a bachelor’s degree in geology and economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA in finance from New York University.

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