CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2014) - Baytex Energy Corp. (BTE.TO)(BTE) reports that the nominees listed in its Information Circular-Proxy Statement for the 2014 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual and Special Meeting on Thursday, May 15, 2014 are set out below.
|Votes For||Votes Withheld|
|Name of Nominee||#||%||#||%|
|James L. Bowzer||68,358,398||96.94||%||2,158,466||3.06||%|
|John A. Brussa||51,934,933||73.65||%||18,581,931||26.35||%|
|Raymond T. Chan||67,755,565||96.08||%||2,761,299||3.92||%|
|R.E.T. (Rusty) Goepel||70,328,299||99.73||%||188,565||0.27||%|
|Gregory K. Melchin||70,342,600||99.75||%||174,264||0.25||%|
|Mary Ellen Peters||70,285,392||99.67||%||231,472||0.33||%|
|Dale O. Shwed||66,834,297||94.78||%||3,682,567||5.22||%|
Baytex Energy Corp. is a dividend-paying oil and gas corporation based in Calgary, Alberta. The company is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of crude oil and natural gas in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and in the Williston Basin in the United States. Approximately 89% of Baytex's production is weighted toward crude oil. Baytex pays a monthly dividend on its common shares which are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BTE. The subscription receipts issued by Baytex to fund a portion of the purchase price for Aurora Oil & Gas Limited trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol BTE.R.