Mr Goehring recently retired from Berry Petroleum Company where he played a key role in that company’s strategic growth and direction for 20 years, including the last 16 years as CFO.

Dennis Tower, chairman and CEO of Foothills, said: We are very pleased to welcome Ralph Goehring to the Foothills board. He brings a wealth of relevant and current oil and gas industry experience that will be beneficial to the company in achieving our growth targets. Ralph is also very well-known and respected in the business community, and is a strong addition to our board.