Black Diamond Income Fund: Launch of Strategic Horn River Basin Partnership
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2009) - Black Diamond Income Fund (TSX:BDI.UN) and Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) to celebrate signing of limited partnership agreement and formation of Black Diamond Dene.
TO: Business/Energy and Aboriginal News Editors, Reporters & Assignment
WHAT: Ceremonial signing of an agreement that addresses resource
development as well as other commercial and industrial activity in
the Horn River Basin. North-eastern BC's Horn River Basin, believed
to be North America's largest natural gas play, is located within
FNFN's traditional and reserve lands
WHO: Expected attendees include:
Chief, Councilors and Elders of the Fort Nelson First Nation
Trevor Haynes, President & CEO of Black Diamond, company personnel
Representatives of the Horn River Producers Group, BC Oil & Gas
Commission and Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce.
PHOTOS: Still images taken by a professional photographer will be available
on a ftp site shortly after the event. Call Gail Lilge @
403-816-8315 now to arrange site access.
WHERE: Fort Nelson First Nation Band Office, Mile 293-295, Alaska Highway
To arrange a seat on the plane flying from and to Calgary that day,
contact Gail Lilge at 403-816-8315. Limited seats. Departs 1 PM.
Returns 6:30 PM
WHEN: September 28, 2009, 4:00 to 5:00 PM
WHY: Chief Kathi Dickie explains: "We see this agreement as a modern
interpretation of Treaty 8 in which the FNFN people continue to make
a living off the land in the spirit of sharing. The partnership is a
way to actively participate in the future of our lands".
The new business venture will build upon (1) Black Diamond's expertise in providing remote workforce accommodation solutions, oilfield equipment & services and modular offices; (2) and the First Nation's location in Fort Nelson as well as their local knowledge of the Horn River Basin.