Osum saddened by death of Chairman, Rick George

Osum Oil Sands Corp. (Osum), its Board of Directors and staff are deeply saddened by the passing of Chairman, Richard L. (Rick) George, OC.

Mr. George had a long and distinguished career in Canada’s oil sands industry and joined the Osum Board of Directors as Chairman on October 29, 2012.

“Rick was a champion of Osum and its people,” said Steve Spence, CEO of Osum.  “His optimism for the future was balanced with a realistic view of the present – a perspective that has helped our company through the recent downturn.  He was a great friend and mentor, I will miss him greatly.”

Osum would like to extend its condolences to the George family during this difficult time.