Mont Blanc Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : MTN

Mont Blanc Resources Inc.

May 16, 2006 09:30 ET

Mont Blanc Resources Announces New Appointments

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 16, 2006) - Mont Blanc Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MTN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ralph M. Claussner, P. Eng as a new director. Mr. Claussner has been acting as technical consultant to Mont Blanc since December of 2005.

"We are delighted to have someone with Ralph's experience and area knowledge on our team," said Jens Biertumpel, Chief Executive Officer. "His experience and knowledge will be especially valuable to us moving forward."

Mr. Claussner graduated in 1984 from the U. of Calgary with a B. Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation he was employed as an Engineer in the Drilling and Completions Operations group of a large independent Canadian producer. Mr. Claussner was engaged in a wide spectrum of assignments in Western Canada and also the Southern USA, including drilling and completions design and implementation, wellsite supervision, formation damage assessment, asset exploitation and property team management. Since 1998 he has continued to develop expertise in these roles with both public and private junior Exploration & Production companies. Mr. Claussner is well versed in the areas of drilling and completions operations, reserve appraisals and economic evaluations. He is a member of APEGGA, SPE and CIM.

Investor Relations

Mont Blanc also announced today that effective immediately Mr. Lindsay Carswell has been hired to fill the new role overseeing Corporate Development and Investor Relations.

Mr. Carswell brings a unique background with broad experience to his new post. He spent the past four years as Director of Marketing and Corporate Programs with the BC Lions Football Club of the Canadian Football League. In his four years there, he saw corporate sponsorship sales increase by 150% and merchandise sales increase four fold.

Prior to his time with the Lions, Carswell spent four years working for a Toronto-based marketing agency on several major accounts that included Whitehall Robins, Molson, Bell Canada and Ford.

"Lindsay's experience and vision as well as his marketing and media relationships make him an ideal choice for this position," said Jens Biertumpel. "We look forward to the implementation of our investor relations program."

About Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc (www.montblancresources.com) is an oil and gas exploration company focused on participating in low to medium risk oil and gas opportunities.

Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Any statements regarding the company's future financial position, revenues, earnings, plans and objectives are forward-looking statements. Mont Blanc will not update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect financial results is included in the documents filed from time to time with the Canadian Securities regulatory authorities by Mont Blanc. (This release is not a solicitation to United States residents to purchase securities in the Company).


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