Riverstone Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : RVS
FRANKFURT : 3RV

Riverstone Resources Inc.

May 15, 2009 17:39 ET

Riverstone Appoints Ron Cooper to Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2009) - Riverstone Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RVS)(FRANKFURT:3RV) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Cooper to its board of directors.

Mr. Cooper graduated from the University of Memphis in 1980 with a B.Sc. in finance. He worked for a Vancouver brokerage firm for 3.5 years as a compliance officer and for the past 28 years has been a marketing consultant to private and public companies. Over that time, he has arranged financing and provided marketing services to over 80 companies, several of which have become major corporations. Mr. Cooper has been providing Riverstone with marketing services for the past two years and will continue to do so. The appointment as Director is subject to regulatory approval.

Riverstone Resources Inc. is active in gold exploration in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where the Company holds an extensive portfolio of high quality exploration permits covering 2,300 square kilometres. For further information about the Company and its activities, please refer to the Company's website at www.riverstoneresources.com and under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Michael D. McInnis, P.Eng., President & CEO

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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