Goldnev Resources Inc.

Goldnev Resources Inc.

January 06, 2005 14:16 ET

Goldnev Appoints Senior Executive Officer


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: GOLDNEV RESOURCES INC.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: GNZ

JANUARY 6, 2005 - 14:16 ET

Goldnev Appoints Senior Executive Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 6, 2005) - In keeping with its
redirected focus to the Petroleum Industry, GOLDNEV RESOURCES INC. (TSX
VENTURE:GNZ) is pleased to announce that Mr. B.J. Seaman, P.Eng. has
consented to join the corporation as Vice President - Corporate Finance.
Mr. Seaman brings over 5 1/2 decades of oil and gas expertise to the
Company to compliment other recent appointments (G. Isfan, P. Geol.,
President - 47 years; Les Margetak, Chairman - 30 years) for a combined
total of over 135 years of experience in essentially all critical phases
of the Petroleum Industry.

Mr. Seaman graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a degree
in Engineering in 1946. In partnership with his brother D.K. (Doc)
Seaman founded a seismic drilling services company (involved with the
discovery by Imperial Oil of the Leduc Oilfield in 1947 and the start of
the modern Oil Industry in Canada) to a major drilling contractor with
rigs in North America and ultimately offshore drilling platforms in the
North Sea. They founded Bow Valley Industries in 1950, which grew into a
major oil and gas company with worldwide holdings of over 6.5 million
acres, with oil reserves in the range of 100 million barrels and over
1.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. The Seaman's sold their
interests in Bow Valley to British Petroleums (BP) by 1990 after which
they initiated private investment corporations in Calgary.

Mr. B.J. Seaman has served on the Boards of several major oil and gas
and financial corporations, and helped to found other oil and gas
companies that matured into substantial oil and gas producers. Mr.
Seaman has personally funded several charitable hospital foundations in
Calgary and in other Canadian cities. The Seaman brothers purchased the
Atlanta Flames NHL Hockey team in 1982 and moved it to Calgary. The
Calgary Flames won the Stanley Cup in 1989 and are one of the
pre-eminent sport franchises in Alberta.

Mr. B.J. Seaman is one of the more prominent and respected Petroleum
Industry executives in the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry, and brings
much valued expertise and recognition to Goldnev's Executive Board.

In addition, the Company has granted incentive stock options to Mr.
Seaman pursuant to its Stock Option Plan, entitling him to purchase
500,000 common shares at a price of $0.30 per share, exercisable for a
period of five (5) years.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"George Isfan"

George Isfan,

President and Chief Executive Officer

-30-

Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    GOLDNEV RESOURCES INC.
    Peter Shepherd
    (604) 718-2800
    (604) 718-2808 (FAX)
    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the accuracy of the News Release.