SOURCE: Circle Star Energy Corp.

Circle Star Energy Corp.

February 02, 2012 17:29 ET

Circle Star Energy Appoints Thomas M. Richards to Board of Directors

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 2, 2012) - Circle Star Energy Corp. (OTCBB: CRCL) (the "Company"), a performance-driven company with interests in a number of high-impact, large scale oil and gas plays in Texas, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas M. Richards as a Director, effective immediately.

Mr. Richards is a Managing Partner and Owner of Richards Cattle Company, and the Founder and President of Redco, Inc., an Oil and Gas Exploration Company. He was formerly the Land and Lease Manager of Cano Petroleum, Inc., a Fort Worth based Oil and Gas Enhanced Recovery Company. He is a member of the Presidents Council at Texas Tech University and is a practicing oil and gas attorney. Mr. Richards graduated with a B.A. in Finance at Texas Tech University and earned his Doctorate of Law at Baylor University. Mr. Richards is also the Founder and President of "Books for Belize," a Texas based organization that provides children's books to Central America Countries.

Company CEO S. Jeffery Johnson comments, "We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Richards to the board. Having worked with him extensively in the past, I am pleased to renew our relationship and opportunity to benefit from his experience and practical approach. We are fortunate to include him as part of our team and look forward to his participation as we continue to grow the Company."

Further details regarding the Company, its appointments, finances and agreements are filed as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR database. For more information visit:

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