Groundstar Resources Limited

Groundstar Resources Limited

August 18, 2005 11:37 ET

Groundstar Announces New Member of the Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 18, 2005) - Kam Fard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Groundstar Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Darryl J. Raymaker, Q.C. to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Raymaker, who is a native of Crow's Nest Pass, Alberta, received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws Degrees from the University of Alberta. Upon his Admission to the Alberta Bar in 1964, he entered the private practice of law and has continuously been so engaged in many areas of the law with specific emphasis on litigation and negotiations. He is presently Counsel to the law firm of McNally Cuming Raymaker in the City of Calgary.

Mr. Raymaker has also served as a Member of the Board of the Rockyview and Holy Cross Hospitals as well as City of Calgary Planning Commission. He has also served as a Member and Chairman of the Calgary Police Commission.

He is presently a Director of First Calgary Petroleums Ltd. and the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Groundstar Resources Limited is a publicly traded Canadian based junior oil and gas company actively pursuing international exploration and production opportunities, particularly in Africa, Central Asia and South America.

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