Range Energy Resources Inc.
CNSX : RGO
FRANKFURT : YGK

Range Energy Resources Inc.

August 31, 2011 16:05 ET

Range Energy Resources Inc. Changes Name to Hawkstone Energy Corp.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2011) -

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Range Energy Resources Inc. (CNSX:RGO)(FRANKFURT:YGK) is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to Hawkstone Energy Corp. and at open of market on Thursday, September 1, 2011, its common shares will commence trading on the Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX) under the name Hawkstone Energy Corp. under the new trading symbol "HEC".

The new ISIN for common shares of Hawkstone Energy Corp. is CA 42034P1062.

For further information on Hawkstone Energy Corp. (CNSX:HEC)(FRANKFURT:YGK), please visit the Company's web site at www.hawkstoneenergy.com, which will be active September 1, 2011.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors:

Toufic Chahine, Chairman

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