Kent Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : KEX

Kent Exploration Inc.

October 06, 2009 12:00 ET

Kent Exploration Inc.: Diamond Drill Operations Commence on Flagstaff Gold Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2009) - Kent Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:KEX) reports it has commenced diamond drilling operations on its 100% optioned Flagstaff property in north-east Washington State, which is highly prospective for gold and silver mineralization.

The Company plans to drill up to 12 HQ diamond drill holes in the vicinity of holes drilled by CE Minerals during a 1981 – 1982 drill program, where they reported high grade gold and silver intersections. Reports showing drill locations and historic gold intersections can be viewed on the Company's website at http://kent-exploration.com/washington.html.

The diamond drill operations will be conducted under the direction of Dr. Clay Conway, Ph.D. P.Geol and the Company's Qualified Person, Marvin A. Mitchell, P. Eng.

Kent Exploration Inc is a junior exploration company that has executed an agreement with Teck Australia Pty, Ltd, to enter into an Option Agreement to earn 100% of Teck's interest in Chalice Gold Mines Limited's Gnaweeda Gold Project in West Australia and has acquired the Alexander River, Paparoa and Lyell gold projects in the highly prolific Reefton gold field in New Zealand.

The Company has an option to earn a 100% interest in the Silver Hills property, a silver/lead/zinc prospect in south-eastern British Columbia, and has a 100% interest in the Courtney Lake property, a silver/lead/zinc prospect in north-east Saskatchewan. The Company has a 100% interest in Coal Prospecting Permits covering approximately 92,000 ha in east-central Saskatchewan, a 100% interest in a mining lease option on the Flagstaff Mountain property, a gold/silver/zinc/barite prospect in eastern Washington state, a 100% interest in the mining lease option on the Ivanhoe Creek property, a Midas-style gold/silver target in Nevada's Carlin Trend, and 50% of a 100% interest in the Ivanhoe Creek placer claims covering a bentonite deposit.

This News Release has been prepared on behalf of the Kent Exploration Inc. Board of Directors, which accepts full responsibility for its contents.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Graeme O'Neill, President

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

Contact Information

  • Kent Exploration Inc.
    Graeme O'Neill
    President
    604-684-3394 or Toll free: 1-866-399-6539
    1-888-282-7763 (FAX)
    www.kent-exploration.com