Bard Ventures Ltd.

Bard Ventures Ltd.

December 10, 2007 07:00 ET

Bard Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2007) - Bard Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CBS) ("Bard" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Pryde to the Board of Directors. Mr. Pryde is currently the Vice President of Exploration for Unbridled Energy Corp., an independent natural gas evaluation and production company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. From 2004 to mid July 2006, Mr. Pryde served EnCana Corporation as Geological Advisor of their Unconventional Natural Gas Group where he reviewed and vetted technical aspects of all unconventional prospects, initiated EnCana's foray into the NEBC Devonian Shale gas prospect, set budgets, dealt with manpower issues and mentored junior staff.

From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Pryde was employed as Exploration Manager by Tom Brown Resources, with a primary focus on initiating exploration prospects, setting goals and targets within the department with a special focus on achieving higher technical standards and results. Prior to this, Mr. Pryde was Group Leader/Senior Exploration Geologist at the former Alberta Energy Company in which he was instrumental to the discovery of Diamondiferous Kimberlites within the Red Earth region of Alberta. Mr. Pryde has held positions as Senior Exploration Geologist for Norcen Energy Ltd. and Gulf Canada Resources Ltd.

Mr. Pryde obtained a Bachelor of Science in Geology in 1982 from the University of Calgary and is a member of CPSG, AAPG, APEGGA and GSA.

Bard looks forward to his contributions to the Company's current and future exploration projects.

On behalf of:

Bard Ventures Ltd.

Eugene Beukman, President

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  • Bard Ventures Ltd.
    Eugene Beukman
    (604) 687-2038
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