Portal Resources Ltd.

Portal Resources Ltd.

February 01, 2010 06:00 ET

Portal Resources Ltd.: Bigwave Oil and Gas Joint Venture Actively Developing

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 1, 2010) - Portal Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PDO) is pleased to announce that The Bigwave Prospect continues to develop on a positive note with the completion of the detailed engineering necessary to Frac the recently drilled horizontal well (see Portal Press Release 09-11 dated October 6, 2009; Portal Completes Oil Drilling in Alberta). The JV Partners, having reviewed these data, are optimistic as to the presence of producible hydrocarbons.

The Joint Venture operating company Bigwave Exploration Inc. has completed its reorganization from a limited liability partnership to a private corporation and is now actively pursuing the completion of the well. Portal expects to have this well completed by the end of the first quarter 2010.

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. Portal holds a 22% direct interest in the Bigwave JV in eastern Alberta, Canada that controls a footprint of 16.75 square miles of land covering an oil source sand-shale sequence with several potential reservoirs. Please refer to the Company's website at www.portalresources.net


"David Hottman", President & CEO

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