Kent Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : KEX

Kent Exploration Inc.

June 11, 2009 19:37 ET

Kent Receives Casat Lake Drill Permit Approval

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - Kent Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:KEX) reports that it has received drill permit approval from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment for the Company's planned 26 hole drill program on its Casat Lake Coal Prospecting Permit area.

The Casat Lake Permit area, which comprises approximately 416 sq/km (144 sq/miles), is situated in the Molonosa Arch region of Saskatchewan, approximately 30 km south-west of Lac La Ronge and 20 km north of Montreal Lake.

The drill sites are road accessible and the program, which consists of up to 26 drill holes to a depth of 100 - 150 m, can be conducted on the existing road allowances during the summer months. Drill commencement is subject to both financing and drill contractor selection.

Kent Exploration Inc is a junior exploration company that has a 100% interest in a mining lease option on the Flagstaff Mountain property, a gold/silver/zinc/barite prospect in eastern Washington state, 50% of a 100% interest in the mining lease option on the Ivanhoe Creek property, a Midas-style gold/silver target in Nevada's Carlin Trend, 50% of a 100% interest in the Ivanhoe Creek placer claims covering a bentonite deposit, 100% interest in the Courtney Lake property, a silver/lead/zinc prospect in north-east Saskatchewan, an option to earn a 100% interest in the Silver Hills property, a silver/lead/zinc prospect in south-eastern British Columbia, 100% interest in Coal Prospecting Permits covering approximately 92,000 ha in east-central Saskatchewan, and an option to acquire a 70% interest in the Reefton gold project in New Zealand and has jointly executed a proposal with Teck Australia Pty, Ltd, to enter into an Option Agreement to earn 100% of Teck's interest in Chalice Gold's Gnaweeda Gold Project in West Australia.

This News Release has been prepared on behalf of the Kent Exploration Inc Board of Directors, which accepts full responsibility for its contents.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Graeme O'Neill, President

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Contact Information

  • Kent Exploration Inc.
    Graeme O'Neill
    President
    604-684-3394 or Toll free: 1-866-399-6539
    1-888-282-7763 (FAX)
    www.kent-exploration.com