VANCOUVER, B.C. – Arctic Hunter Energy Inc. (TSX-V: AHU) (“Arctic Hunter” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Brian Game, P. Geo. to its Advisory Board overseeing its property acquisitions and exploration and development properties. Brian Game is a co-owner and partner in Geominex Consultants Inc. Mr. Game has worked with both senior and junior mining companies and has extensive operational and drill management experience ranging from preliminary grassroots testing to ore reserve definition. Mr. Game graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1985 and has over 35 years of exploration experience in both Canada and internationally. He has experience in a wide variety of mineral deposits including epithermal and lode gold, volcanogenic massive-sulphide, magmatic Ni-Cu-PGM, porphyry copper-gold, sediment hosted copper and skarn deposits. Mr. Game has participated and managed advanced exploration programs for precious and base metals throughout Canada, the United States, Central and South America, Europe (Albania) and Southeast Asia (Philippines.)
Commented Tim Coupland, “I have worked extensively with Brian, including completing a 3000+ metre drilling program that was successful intersecting high grade gold mineralization on the Dixie Lake property with two former TSX Listed Companies, (the present site of Great Bear Resources Dixie gold discovery) in 2003-2004. I have also worked with Brian in many different mineral belts across the country including in Ontario and Northern Canada, and I believe that with the addition of Brian, our recently assembled team of highly seasoned and accomplished world-class gold exploration professionals, will be unlocking the potential of what we feel will be a newly identified and emerging new gold district in Ontario. The Trans Canada Gold property is highly prospective, and more importantly contains many of the key elements that could lead the team to finding the discovery of gold in settings that are geologically similar to the Red Lake gold belt. We believe that having the presence of historical gold producers to the north of our property and the geological similarities to the Red Lake Gold Camp and having geological similarities to the Red Lake Gold Camp, point to the potential for gold mineralization at the Trans Canada Gold property, similar to that of the Red Lake mining camp and district”.
ADVISORY BOARD-MEMBERS – GOLD EXPLORATION
BRIAN GAME P. GEO (GEOMINEX CONSULTANTS LTD.)
Brian Game is a co-owner and partner in Geominex Consultants Inc. Mr. Game has worked with both senior and junior mining companies and has extensive operational and drill management experience ranging from preliminary grassroots testing to large for ore reserve definition. Mr. Game graduated from the university of British Columbia in 1985 and has over 35 years of exploration experience in both Canada and internationally. He has experience in a wide variety of mineral deposits including epithermal and lode gold, volcanogenic massive-sulphide, magmatic Ni-Cu-PGM, porphyry copper-gold, sediment hosted copper and skarn deposits. Mr. Game has participated and managed advanced exploration programs for precious and base metals throughout Canada, United States, Central and South America, Europe (Albania) and Southeast Asia (Philippines.)
MICHAEL DEHN, CHIEF ADVISOR (FORMERLY OF GOLDCORP)
Mr. Dehn has over 25 years of solid experience in Canada’s exploration and mining industry. Between 1994 and 2005, he worked as an exploration geologist and later became senior geologist with Goldcorp Inc. During his 11-year tenure with Goldcorp Inc. (“Goldcorp”), Mr. Dehn played a vital role in Goldcorp’s regional exploration programs in Ontario. His expertise lies in grassroots to advanced mineral exploration and advancing, marketing and financing junior exploration companies with dynamic potential. As a geologist, Michael Dehn is considered by many in the gold mining and exploration industry to be one of the foremost authorities understanding the various idiosyncrasies of the Red Lake Gold Camp and the many surrounding gold districts. Mr. Dehn has been instrumental in positioning Junior gold exploration companies for both strategic and operational successes very rapidly under his guidance. Mr. Dehn has proven himself as a visionary, gold discoverer, and trusted adviser, by introducing unique and strategic investor groups, often outside of the mining arena, to new world class exploration opportunities within proven, and newly emerging gold camps in Ontario, Canada.
TIM TWOMEY, P.GEO (FORMERLY OF GOLDCORP)
Mr. Twomey brings over 35 years of Senior geological experience to the technical team of Arctic Hunter. Mr. Twomey played a key role in the discovery of Goldcorp’s “High-Grade Zone” at the Red lake Mine, and as a result held the position of Senior Exploration Geologist with Goldcorp’s Regional Exploration Team in the Red Lake Gold Camp and surrounding district. As a highly respected geologist, Mr. Twomey has also previously worked with Premier Gold Mines Ltd., Yamana Gold Inc. and Mega Precious Metals Inc., to advance their respective Red Lake District Gold exploration projects. Mr. Twomey brings to the Arctic Hunter team a vast wealth of knowledge and exploration experience necessary to understanding the regional geology and controls on high grade gold mineralization hosted within the Red Lake Gold Camp and surrounding gold districts. Mr. Twomey will be evaluating for the purpose of rapidly advancing any of the Company’s potential and upcoming exploration acquisitions currently under review.
Commented Michael Dehn: “We are pleased to welcome Brian, in assisting the team evaluating a number of highly prospective gold exploration projects in Ontario with both Tim and myself, who are now assisting the newly formed technical team and positioning the Company for future successes. We are implementing our proven track record of success finding high-grade gold, and will provide our expertise that will assist the Company in reviewing and acquiring large district scale and newly emerging gold exploration projects that are becoming available to the Company during this new gold mining boom. The Company has been reviewing a number of highly prospective potential gold exploration project opportunities, in several mining friendly and safe jurisdictions within Canada, and we will announce any acquisitions, once preliminary due diligence, and dataset review has been performed and a property has been approved for acquisition by our Technical Teams. “
TRANS CANADA GOLD PROJECT– THE DINORWIC GOLD PROPERTY
The Trans-Canada Gold Property consists of 741 non-surveyed contiguous mineral cell claims totaling 14,880 hectares located within the Kenora Mining Division of Ontario. The property is located within the Wabigoon Greenstone Belt, which also contains the Thunder Lake Gold deposit and the Goldlund Gold Deposit. The Property contains a number of large shear zones containing quartz carbonate veins, pyrite and arsenopyrite, underlain by mafic volcanics with felsic volcanics in the south. There is a large regional scale iron carbonate alteration within the property, which is considered to be similar to that of the Red Lake Mining Camp. The regional scale Carbonate alteration within the property associated with shear zones within iron-tholeiite are prime targets for gold exploration. The property has excellent access, with the Trans-Canada highway bisecting multiple high priority targets in a north-south direction, as well as close proximity to the large community of Dryden, Ontario. The property has access to first class infrastructure, with close proximity to a number of rail corridors and power lines. A number of gold exploration targets have been identified within the property based on their association with regional alteration, known gold showings, shear zones, complex patterns and offsets in the regional magnetic map as well as spatial association with regional structures that has the potential to be well endowed with gold mineralization.
Colin Bowdidge, Ph.D., P.Geo., a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and approved of the technical information disclosed in the news release.
ABOUT ARCTIC HUNTER – GOLD MINERAL EXPLORATION/ OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION
The Company is a Canadian Gold and Mineral exploration and Oil & Gas Resource Development Company that is currently focused on developing its’ District Scale Gold exploration project in Ontario, increasing its production capabilities, and obtaining potential future oil production revenues. The Company identifies, acquires and finances the acquisition of gold exploration properties and the ongoing development of mining and oil and gas assets primarily situated in Canada, a time-honored safe mineral exploration jurisdiction. The Company is currently reviewing a number of District Scale gold mineral exploration property opportunities, and identifying low risk exploration opportunities through selective acquisitions and development of mining exploration assets situated in these favorable resource jurisdictions. The Company has qualified Senior exploration management and Geological Mining teams of professionals, seasoned in exploration production, field exploration and drilling. The Company has the necessary manpower in place to develop its natural resource properties and manage its production properties. The Company is committed to minimizing risk through the selective property acquisitions, and responsible exploration and development of mining, and petroleum and natural gas resource assets.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Tim Coupland, President and CEO
Arctic Hunter Energy Inc.
Tel: (604) 681-3131
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