|By Marketwired .||
|May 13, 2014 07:18 PM EDT||
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/14 -- (TSX: NVA) NuVista Energy Ltd. ("NuVista" or the "Corporation") announces that the following matters were voted upon at the annual meeting of the shareholders of NuVista held on May 13, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Information Circular dated March 27, 2014 (the "Circular").
1. Fixing the Number of Directors
By resolution passed via ballot, the number of directors to be elected at the meeting was fixed at eight members. The results of the ballot were as follows:
Votes Votes For Percent Against Percent ------------------------------------------------ 104,771,076 99.67% 345,640 0.33%
2. Election of Directors
By resolution passed via ballot, the following eight nominees were appointed as Directors of the Corporation to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation, or until their successors are elected or appointed. The results of the ballot were as follows:
Votes Name of Nominee Votes For Percent Withheld Percent -------------------------------------------------------------------- W. Peter Comber 95,533,824 91.05% 9,396,274 8.95% Ronald J. Eckhardt 104,531,320 99.62% 398,776 0.38% Pentti O. Karkkainen 104,413,591 99.51% 516,507 0.49% Keith A. MacPhail 103,340,692 98.48% 1,589,406 1.51% Ronald J. Poelzer 104,492,200 99.58% 437,898 0.42% Sheldon B. Steeves 104,787,200 99.86% 142,898 0.14% Jonathan A. Wright 104,527,995 99.62% 402,103 0.38% Grant A. Zawalsky 94,859,727 90.40% 10,070,371 9.60%
3. Appointment of Auditors
By resolution passed via ballot, KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, were appointed as auditors of the Corporation to hold office until close of the next annual meeting or until their successors are duly appointed, and the directors were authorized to fix their remuneration. The results of the ballot were as follows:
Votes Votes For Percent Withheld Percent ------------------------------------------------ 104,888,510 99.78% 228,108 0.22%
NuVista is an independent Canadian oil and natural gas exploration, development and production corporation with its Common Shares trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "NVA".
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