BrazAlta Resources Corp.
TSX VENTURE : BRX

BrazAlta Resources Corp.

November 16, 2007 12:50 ET

BrazAlta Resources Corp. Announces New Director

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2007) - BrazAlta Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BRX) ("BrazAlta" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that that Mr. Stuart Hensman has jointed the board of directors of the Corporation. Mr. Hensman brings over twenty years of international capital markets and investment banking experience to BrazAlta. Prior to 2003, Mr. Hensman was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. based in New York. Mr. Hensman was a Managing Director (Institutional Equities) at Scotia Capital Inc. (London) from 1987 to 1999. Prior to this he held a number of analytical and portfolio management positions at the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada from 1981 to 1986.

Mr. Hensman holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Winnipeg and a Master of Science Degree from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Hensman is Chairman of the Board of Governors of CI Funds, Lead Director of Creststreet Power and Income Fund and a member of the Board of Directors of Rifco Inc. and Creststreet Mutual Fund Ltd.

BrazAlta is also pleased to announced that all matters presented to shareholders at the annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on November 14, 2007 were approved.

The board of directors now consists of, David R.P. Mears, John Ross MacMillan, Robert E. Wilson, Louis W. MacEachern, Douglas R. Anderson, Lyle F. Dunkley, Alessandro Novaes and Stuart Hensman.

BrazAlta is a publicly traded Canadian based international oil and gas corporation with operations in Brazil, Northern Ireland and Canada.

BCH Ltd. is BrazAlta's drilling services subsidiary which provides drilling and workover services in Brazil.

This press release may contain statements within the meaning of safe harbour provisions as defined under US Laws and Regulations. The above statements are based on the current expectations and beliefs of BrazAlta's management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual results to differ materially from those described above. BrazAlta does not undertake any responsibility with regard to the accuracy of this press release nor the obligation to update the abovementioned information.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The Corporation cannot assure that actual results will be consistent with these forward looking statements. They are made as of the date hereof and are subject to change and the Corporation assumes no obligation to revise or update them to reflect new circumstances, except as required by law. Prospective investors should not place undue reliance on forward looking statements. These factors include the inherent risks involved in the exploration for and development of crude oil and natural gas properties, the uncertainties involved in interpreting drilling results and other geological and geophysical data, fluctuating energy prices, the possibility of cost overruns or unanticipated costs or delays and other uncertainties associated with the oil and gas industry. Other risk factors could include risks associated with negotiating with foreign governments as well as country risk associated with conducting international activities, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Corporation. A barrel of oil equivalent (boe) is derived by converting gas to oil in the ratio of six thousand cubic feet of gas to oil and may be misleading, particularly if used in isolation. A boe conversion is based on an energy equivalency conversion method primarily applicable at the burner tip and does not represent a value equivalency at the wellhead, especially in various international jurisdictions.

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