Kodiak Exploration Limited

Kodiak Exploration Limited

May 07, 2007 13:26 ET

Kodiak Appoints Chief Geologist

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 7, 2007) - Kodiak Exploration Limited (TSX VENTURE:KXL) is pleased to announce that Robert B. Hawkins has joined the Company as its Chief Geologist.

Mr. Hawkins is a geologist with over 35 years of experience in the international mining and exploration industry, with an emphasis on base and precious metals, IOCG deposits, porphyry copper and molybdenum. He is credited with the initial discovery and development of the Jerritt Canyon district in Nevada and the discovery of the Richmond Hill gold deposit in South Dakota.

Mr. Hawkins was educated at the Idaho State University, receiving his B.Sc. (Geology) in 1971 and his M.Sc. (Geology) in 1973. He started his career with FMC Corporation in 1969, later moving to Freeport McMoran, where he worked for 14 years in a variety of roles including Senior Project Manager, Senior Geologist and District Exploration Manager. He has worked with Independence Mining Company as Exploration Manager, and with Cobre Mining Company, Metallic Ventures and American Bonanza Gold Corp. as VP of Exploration. He has also acted as a geological consultant to United Bolero Development Corp. and Northland Resources. Mr. Hawkins has written a number of articles that have been published in industry journals, including articles on disseminated gold deposits and porphyry copper deposits.

"We are very pleased that Bob has joined us," said Kodiak's President, Bill Chornobay. "His appointment as Chief Geologist rounds out our geological team and positions us for significant expansion of our activities. He is expected to play an important role in our growth strategy."

Further information about Kodiak, including property maps and exploration programs, is available on Kodiak's website at www.kodiakexp.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors


William S. Chornobay, Director, President

This release has been prepared by management - This document contains certain forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, delays, and uncertainties not under the Company's control which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance or expectation implied by these forward-looking statements.

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