Groundstar Resources Limited
TSX VENTURE : GSA

Groundstar Resources Limited

January 24, 2006 09:00 ET

Groundstar Resources Limited Appoints Engineering Manager

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 24, 2006) - Kam Fard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Groundstar (TSX VENTURE:GSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric Sennhauser to the position of Engineering Manager.

Dr. Sennhauser has 25 years reservoir and production engineering experience. Dr. Sennhauser obtained his doctorate degree in 1976 in physical chemistry and his MBA in 1980 from the University of Calgary. Upon completion of his formal training, Dr. Sennhauser worked for BP Resources Canada for 11 years as a reservoir engineer. Dr. Sennhauser has 14 years of international oil and gas experience, notably seven years for Waha Oil Company and Veba Oil Operations of Libya. Most recently, Dr. Sennhauser was engineering manager with BJ Services in China for seven years leading the engineering team in evaluation of potential well candidates for stimulation in a production sharing project with Shengli Bureau of Sinopec.

Dr. Sennhauser's appointment is expected to significantly impact Groundstar's activity in Central Asia.

Groundstar is a publicly traded junior Canadian based oil and gas company actively pursuing international oil and exploration and production opportunities particularly in Central Asia, Guyana and Libya.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

KAM FARD, President & Chief Executive Officer


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