March 22, 2013 15:25 ET

Golconda Resources Ltd.: Corporate Update- Drilling to Commence

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 22, 2013) -


Golconda Resources Ltd. (the "Corporation" or "Golconda") (TSX VENTURE:GA) is pleased to announce that following consultations with members of the Cold Lake First Nation a land lease and a well license have been issued to the Corporation's joint venture with Tri-Rez Ebay Energy Ltd. and a Calgary-based private oil and gas company allowing for the drilling by the joint venture of its first well on Cold Lake First Nation lands. This well is expected to spud on March 23, 2013. A land lease for a second well has been issued and it is anticipated that the associated well license will be issued in the coming days so that a second well can be drilled prior to April 1, 2013.

"This is a very exciting time for Golconda, and for our joint venture partners at Cold Lake First Nation. It is very gratifying to see lease construction and site preparation with 100% Cold Lake First Nation joint venture companies on site. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship," said David Orr, President of Golconda.

"Cold Lake First Nation is delighted to announce this joint venture with Golconda Resources. We are creating independence through these economic development partnerships so our future generations will have opportunities. Cold Lake believes in environmentally sound and sustainable development and applying these principals as we move forward with the development of our natural resources with Golconda Resources," said Chief Cecil Janvier of the Cold Lake First Nation.

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