Portal Resources Ltd.

Portal Resources Ltd.

November 05, 2009 14:07 ET

Portal Resources Ltd.: Gary Nordin Appointed to Oil and Gas Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire – Nov. 5, 2009) - Portal Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PDO) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Mr. Gary Nordin to its Oil and Gas Advisory Board. Mr. Nordin has 40 years experience in exploration and development for minerals and Oil/Gas since graduating with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Geology from the University of Alberta in 1970, several of those years with Blue Sky Petromark as a consultant on oil and gas projects and wells in western Canada.

He is a leading exploration geologist with a proven track record of identifying and developing mining projects. For example, as a co-founding Director and Vice President of Bema Gold Corporation, he successfully identified significant open pit type heap leach gold reserves in the United States and Chile, including the Refugio deposit (6 to 8 million oz). Subsequently, as a founding Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Consulting Geologist of Eldorado Corporation Ltd. from 1990 to 2000, Mr. Nordin participated in the discovery and development of several important gold deposits, including the La Colorada Mine in Mexico (1.0 million oz.), the Kisladag deposit (8.0 million oz.) in Turkey, as well as others.

Throughout his career Gary has amassed many contacts within the industry which will assist Portal in bringing significant oil and gas opportunities to the table.

Mr. Nordin has served on the Board of Directors of several publicly listed exploration and mining companies, was a Director and Vice President, Exploration for Portal Resources and a Director of Nevada Pacific Gold before its takeover by US Gold. He is currently a Director of Canasil Resources and a Consultant to Portal.

Founded in 1999 and based in Vancouver, Canada, the Company focuses 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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