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Vulcan Minerals Inc.: NWest Energy Appoints New Board Members

posted on Aug 31, 2008 08:53AM
Vulcan Minerals Inc.: NWest Energy Appoints New Board Members

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR -- (Marketwire) -- 08/28/08 -- Vulcan Minerals Inc. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE: VUL) is pleased to announce that NWest Energy Inc. (NWest), a related company, has announced the appointment of two prestigious oil executives to its board of directors, Dr. James Buckee, former CEO of Talisman Energy Inc. and Ms. Jacqueline Sheppard, a former Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Talisman Energy Inc.

These individuals bring a wealth of experience to NWest and will assist the company in its mission of exploring its current offshore holdings in Western Newfoundland and expand its operations into other opportunities. Vulcan owns 17,964,372 shares of NWest (approximately 19% of the outstanding shares) as its largest single shareholder. The president of Vulcan is a director of NWest. For the complete NWest news release please visit www.nwestenergy.com.

Vulcan is a diversified junior exploration company focussed on petroleum exploration in the under-explored Western Newfoundland area and also holds mineral interests in areas strategic to its operations in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The statements made in this News Release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations. Certain risk factors may also affect the actual results achieved by the Company.

There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from any conclusions, forecasts or projections described in the forward-looking information. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Shares issued: 43,564,301

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Vulcan Minerals Inc.
Mr. Patrick Laracy
709-754-3946 (FAX)
[email protected]

Source: Marketwire (August 28, 2008 - 9:58 AM EDT)

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