Montello Resources Ltd.

Montello Resources Ltd.

November 02, 2007 18:05 ET

Montello Purchases John Bowen Land Package Complete With Mineral Rights

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2007) - Montello Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MEO) ("Montello") is pleased to announce that Montello's Joint Venture Partnership at Morgan Highpoint has purchased the John Bowen Land Package complete with mineral rights.

Montello's President and CEO, Bill Cawker, stated, "This acquisition will reduce the potential royalty payable by Montello as to a 55% interest, Austin Developments Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AUL) as to a 40% interest, and Great Northern Oilsands Inc. (PINK SHEETS:GNNS) as to a 5% interest, from an estimated 18% down to approximately 8% should the John Bowen Lands be commercial." According to Dwayne Tyrkalo, President of Montello Resources USA Ltd., "this acquisition gives the JV Partnership flexibility to install a facility that could accommodate future development in the area. This also gives the partnership total flexibility to install a pipeline system to the East Tennessee Gas Hub (Duke Midstream) which would allow the JV Partnership to ship to potential markets in the southeast."

Montello is pleased with this acquisition and thanks its Joint Venture Partners and shareholders for their continued support.

The John Bowen # 2 Test Well now has casing set and is currently drilling ahead at 8,000 plus feet. It is anticipated that total depth of the well, as previously estimated, will be 9,500 feet.

About Montello Resources Ltd.

Montello Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: MEO),, is an emerging, publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada. Montello is engaged in high impact oil and gas exploration "hunting for elephants" in the Tennessee Appalachians and Alberta. Montello commenced drilling The John Bowen #2 Test Well on August 15th, 2007. The partners earned interests in the Test Well are Montello as to 55%, Austin Developments Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AUL) as to 40% and Great Northern Oilsands Inc. (PINK SHEETS:GNNS) as to 5%. The Morgan Highpoint Project is located in a part of the State of Tennessee where only a limited number of deep tests have been drilled. Montello is also active in the Pincher Creek Area in Alberta where Montello recently participated as to a 25% interest in a successful Recompletion of the Brown Sand and the Cadomin / Kootenay sections in the 1-11-4-29W4 well location. The Pincher Creek Field has been one of the most prolific fields in Alberta having produced some 600 BCF of gas and over 1 million barrels of associated liquids.


William R. (Bill) Cawker, President-CEO

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