Winfield Resources Limited

Winfield Resources Limited

January 25, 2008 20:23 ET

Winfield Resources Limited: Mauritanian EPMC Refinery Proposal

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2008) -


Winfield Resources Limited (NEX:WWF.H) announces it has made a proposal for its own account; to build, own and operate a new 300,000 bbl/day oil refinery at the Port of Nouakchott, in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

By letter dated January 25, 2008 the Company was invited to put forward a detailed proposal to the Government of Mauritania for the installation of a new stand alone oil refinery at Nouakchott.

Based on such invitation, the Company has engaged KBC Process Technology Ltd. ( of Surrey, UK, under a Services Agreement (dated December 7, 2008), to provide consulting services and technical support to include Refinery Configuration Review; Refinery Product Yields and Qualities; Marketing Plans; Technology Selection and Licensor Selection; Energy Efficiency Review; Project Design Basis Document review and Project Schedule strategy review. To date the Company has paid KBC $60,000 under the Service Agreement.

Representatives of the Company and KBC will meet with Mauritanian authorities February 2 - 7, 2008, and make a technical presentation on the proposed refinery configuration, product yields and technology.

KBC is a leading independent consulting and technology group delivering competitive advantage through improvements in business performance and asset value to owners and operators in the oil refining, petrochemical, and other processing industries worldwide.

The Company wishes to confirm that it has not entered into, settled or negotiated any agreements (oral or written), or any agreement in principle, and that a Change of Business has not yet been triggered (as such term is defined in section 1.1 of TSX-V Policy 5.2). It must also be noted that with respect to the proposed refinery at the Port of Nouakchott, Mauritania, the Company has no firm commitment from the Government of Mauritania, and the Company is only at the stage where it is investigating the opportunity. There is no assurance the Company will receive conditional or final approval from the Mauritanian Government to construct and operate a refinery at the Port of Nouakchott on terms acceptable to the Company, or at all. There is also no assurance the Company will be able to source crude oil feedstock or financing for such refinery project.

On behalf of the Board

Robert Michael Foley, President and CEO

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