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Sun River Energy names Jay Leaver as president

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Wheat Ridge, Colo., USA - September 25, 2009, Wheat Ridge, Colo., USA - Sun River Energy, announced that the board of directors have appointed Jay Leaver as president.

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Mr. Leaver received his B.S. degree in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 1986. His initial work as an exploration geologist included projects in the Sedgewick, Powder River, Sacramento, Illinois, Appalachian, and Anadarko basins. His work included mapping, economic analyses and geophysical modeling. He later worked for a mining company, where he was responsible for maintaining drillhole databases and assisting in the development of geological models for precious metal deposits. He has been working for Thomasson Partners Associates, Inc. (TPA) for last nineteen years on prospect development in the Rocky Mountain region, and in the Appalachian, Michigan, and Illinois Basins. Additionally, he has worked on projects in New Zealand and Australia.

Mr. Leaver has wide-ranging familiarity with gravity, magnetic, surface geochemical, digital elevation model, surface linear, and petrophysical data. He has specialized in integrating these data sets with standard subsurface and 2D and 3D seismic data sets. This synthesis of different data types has often yielded insight into the mechanisms of hydrocarbon entrapment in a play area. His work in multiple disciplines led to his promotion to Vice President - Geoscience in 2006. In early 2008, Mr. Leaver was promoted to Executive Vice President responsible for managing the flow of projects through the TPA pipeline.


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