Portal Resources Ltd.

Portal Resources Ltd.

May 25, 2010 09:15 ET

Portal Appoints Barry Reid to Oil & Gas Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 25, 2010) - Portal Resources Ltd. ("Portal" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PDO)(FRANKFURT:P5H) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Barry J. Reid, B.Sc., P.Eng., to the Company's Oil and Gas Advisory Board. Mr. Reid is an accomplished mechanical engineer (University of Alberta 1984) with 25 years of oil and gas experience in Western Canada covering all aspects of the oil and gas business from corporate start ups, project evaluations and acquisitions through design and implementation, to the management and optimization of production projects. Most recently he has successfully built and sold two of his own private E&P companies.

During his career Mr. Reid has held positions with Husky Energy/Renaissance Energy and Dome Petroleum among others. As a Senior Exploitation Engineer with Husky Energy Mr. Reid's responsibilities included pool development, optimization and an ongoing review of new techniques for horizontal drilling, water shut-offs, stimulations and re-completions. His accomplishments include the full cycle development of the Suffield Military Block with estimated original oil in place of 65 million barrels completing 35 horizontal wells and associated facilities within a 6 month timeframe; production peaked at 1,800 barrels of oil per day. While at Dome Petroleum, Mr. Reid held positions in the areas of Field and Production Operations, Facilities and Corrosion Project Management.

"Mr. Reid has a solid engineering track record combined with a wealth of oil and gas company building experience and I believe that he will be an invaluable addition to Portal's Oil and Gas Advisory Board as we build this business," stated David Hottman, Chairman, CEO.

Portal Resources Ltd. was founded in 1999 and is based in Vancouver, Canada with a focus on the exploration, development and exploitation of natural resources in North America. Please refer to the Company's website at www.portalresources.net.


David Hottman, President & CEO

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