FirstGrowth Exploration & Development Services Corp.
TSX VENTURE : FGC
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FirstGrowth Exploration & Development Services Corp.

April 22, 2008 08:15 ET

FirstGrowth Announces Colombia Expansion

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - FirstGrowth Exploration & Development Services Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FGC)(OTCBB:FGCDF)(FRANKFURT:G8Q) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Kinetex Inc., has registered two branches in Colombia in order to distinguish its Oil and Gas and mining activities.

A new subsidiary of Kinetex Inc., Kinetex Geosciences Inc., has been formed under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) and has registered a branch in Colombia to perform distinct services for the mining industry. Kinetex is pleased with developments in Colombia and as a sign of confidence has entered into a lease for the establishment of a South American branch office in Bogota, Colombia. Expanding bidding activities and a generally positive economic environment in Colombia have allowed the company to move forward with confidence in the development of an established clientele in the region.

About FirstGrowth EDS

FirstGrowth is an oil, gas and mineral exploration services company focused on providing data-rich high resolution subsurface images - essentially a brand-new exploration tool - to the resource exploration and development industry. Driven by a proven and experienced management team and using cutting edge technology, FirstGrowth has aggressively grown its revenues for three consecutive years.

FirstGrowth's subsidiary, Kinetex Inc., has been a developer of advanced exploration techniques for over six years as an integrator of applied sciences to the resource industry, including oil & gas exploration and development, and precious and base mineral exploration and evaluation. One of Kinetex's primary services is targeted implementation and optimization of seismic imaging using the proprietary VectorSeis Recording System and Digital 3-Component Full-Wave Imaging.

Kinetex continues to be focused on offering value added services which accelerate the advancement of both exploration and development.

FIRSTGROWTH EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES CORP.

Gil Schneider

The company seeks safe harbour.

The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed transaction and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

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