RockBridge Resources Inc.

RockBridge Resources Inc.

January 31, 2011 12:26 ET

RockBridge Appoints Experienced Oil and Gas Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 31, 2011) - RockBridge Resource Inc. (RockBridge) (TSX VENTURE:RBE) announces the appointment of Mr. Roger Giovanetto and Mr. Dario Sodero both of Calgary, Alberta to the Board of Directors of RockBridge.

Roger Giovanetto has been President of R&H Engineering, Ltd., a metallurgical, materials and corrosion engineering services company for more than five years. During his career, he has developed and managed oilfield chemical operations, corrosion consulting companies and started a publicly traded junior oil and gas company in Alberta. Mr. Giovanetto has also been instrumental in developing business operations in Siberia, where he specialized in renovating existing oilfields, and has established several chemical manufacturing facilities in Siberia and Iran. Mr. Giovanetto holds a B.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of APEGGA and other professional oil and gas organizations. Mr. Giovanetto joined Enterra's Board of Directors in May 2006, and has remained with Equal after its corporate conversion.

Dario Sodero is the President and Director, and Director of Cygam Energy Inc. He is a geologist with over 40 years of Canadian and international oil and gas exploration experience. He is the President of Planaval Resources Ltd., a private consulting company. From 1969 to 1979 he worked at Canada Cities Service where he became Geological Manager; from 1980 to 1990 he was Vice President and President of Atlas Yellowknife Resources, a company listed on the TSX; in 1992 he co-founded Coachlight Resources Ltd., a company listed on the Alberta Stock Exchange which was merged with Danoil Energy (later renamed Acclaim Energy Trust) in 1998; in 1997 he co-founded Sheer Energy Inc., the predecessor company of Cygam Energy Inc. Mr. Sodero graduated from the University of Turin, Italy, with a Doctorate in Geological Sciences (Honours) in 1967.

RockBridge has granted both Mr. Giovanetto and Mr. Sodero options for 150,000 shares exercisable over 5 years at $0.14 each, subject to vesting provisions.

RockBridge President and CEO, Adrian Van de Mosselaer, stated, "RockBridge is honored to have Mr. Giovanetto and Mr. Sodero agree to sit as board members of RockBridge. Their experience in the Oil and Gas industry will certainly be an asset to RockBridge as it continues to grow within the sector. We look forward to drilling our first well on our Cardium property in the near future, and we will continue to sharpen RockBridge's focus and expertise within the Oil and Gas sector."

RockBridge also announces the retirement of Dusan Berka and Greg Davis from the Board.

"RockBridge would like to thank Mr. Berka and Mr. Davis for their time on the Board. They were both instrumental in providing guidance to the company, allowing RockBridge to set a solid foundation and direction for growth," praised RockBridge CEO Adrian Van de Mosselaer.

About RockBridge

RockBridge has varying interests in 19 oil and gas wells and properties in Alberta and B.C. including the Pembina Cardium properties. RockBridge has a 35% to 50% interest in 4.5 sections of the Pembina field located about 50 miles southwest of Edmonton slated for the first horizontal well drilling in the first quarter of 2011, and 1 operating oil and gas well in the Bantry area about 60 miles northwest of Medicine Hat. Avatar Energy Ltd. of Calgary owns the balance of the interests in the Pembina and Bantry properties and is the operator. The operator has in total, identified 15 low risk horizontal drilling locations on the properties for development over several years. In addition, RockBridge has a 1.0% interest in the expanding Woodrush project together with 54 Newfoundland mineral claims prospective for rare earth elements and copper, 8 B.C. mineral claims and 9 Yukon mineral claims prospective for gold.

Adrian Van de Mosselaer 
Adrian Van de Mosselaer, President and CEO

This news release may include statements about expected further events and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties. RockBridge cautions that actual performance will be affected by a number of factors, many of which are beyond its control. Future events and results may vary substantially from what RockBridge currently foresees. Discussion on the various factors that may affect future results is contained in RockBridge's recent filings, available on SEDAR.

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