Long View Resources Corporation

Long View Resources Corporation

May 25, 2005 19:35 ET

Long View Resources Corporation Announces Appointment of Stephen Halabura, P.Geo. as Vice President, Exploration

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 25, 2005) - Long View Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LRC) ("Long View" or the "Corporation"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Stephen P. Halabura, P.Geo., to the position of Vice President, Exploration effective June 1, 2005.

Mr. Halabura has been a consulting geologist in the oil and gas industry for the past 21 years. Mr. Halabura has provided geological services to a wide range of both public and private companies. Most recently he was a director and advisor to Wedona Energy Inc. and Wedona Energy II Inc. where he was responsible for two new pool discoveries in southeast Saskatchewan.

Mr. Halabura is the founder and principal consultant of North Rim Exploration Ltd., a Saskatchewan based geological consulting firm. He is also a director and officer of Prairie Hunter Exploration Ltd., a private oil and gas exploration company. Mr. Halabura obtained his B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Geology in 1980 and M.Sc. in Geology in 1983 from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Halabura is President- Elect of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS).

As an incentive, the Corporation has granted Mr. Halabura options to purchase 100,000 common shares of Long View at a price of $0.32 per share with immediate vesting, and options to purchase and additional 200,000 common shares at a price of $0.40 per share with vesting 12 months from the date of issue.

John Styles, Chairman and Chief Operating Officer for Long View stated, "Long View is fortunate to be able to engage the services of a geologist of Mr. Halabura's calibre. His skill set is complimentary to that of the existing management team. Kevin Patterson, President and Chief Executive Officer added, "Mr. Halabura's appointment is very timely given Long View's recent bought deal and its development plans for 2005. We are very pleased to have his direct involvement in the Corporation's future growth."

Long View Resources Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange-listed public junior energy company with producing assets in Southeastern Saskatchewan. Long View trades under the symbol "LRC".

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