SOURCE: Stock Market Alerts

May 28, 2008 10:35 ET

Stock on the Move for Wednesday: TORO! May 28, 2008

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MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - May 28, 2008) - Stock Market Alerts' performance stock list includes: Toro Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: TORO), Sunoco, Inc. (NYSE: SUN), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO).

There is more important news coming from Toro Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: TORO), and the company should have investors monitoring the stock this morning. Yesterday after the markets closed, the company issued a press release announcing that has been informed by Nitro Petroleum, Inc., the operator of the Crown Lease and the Quinlan #3 Lease, that Jerry Scott Drilling has commenced drilling of the Quinlan #3 Oil and Gas prospect.

The press release states: "As of Tuesday, drilling is right on schedule and we have passed through 3500 ft. We estimate that it will only take an additional 4 days to complete the drilling of the Quinlan #3." Toro is providing new up to date photos of the producing Crown Oil and Gas lease and photos of the drilling on the Quinlan #3 lease. Please visit and go to the Investor Relations section for photos.

The Quinlan Lease is located in the Hunton Limestone formation and this is considered to be one of the best producing formations in Oklahoma. According to the press release, the region has produced in excess of 5.8 million barrels of Oil to date, with value of over $626 Million USD.

Nitro Petroleum, Inc., operator of the Crown Leases, has stated they are "extremely excited to be working with Toro. We are very eager to complete this larger project with Toro, the drilling of the Quinlan #3 well. The Quinlan Leases have a potential for offsets in a proven developed field. Initial production numbers from the Quinlan #1 were 334 Barrels of Oil a Day and the #2 Initial production was 298 Barrels of Oil per Day so we are all excited to be moving onto this very productive lease."

Frederick Graham, President and CEO of Toro, stated that, "This is another major leap forward for Toro. The rework program has been completed on our first lease. The timeframe with which Toro has been able to go from an exploration-based company to now a producing company demonstrates the Company's ability to meet project milestones."

Toro will also be continuing to give more details on the Crown Lease as soon as possible. The Crown #1 well had not been perforated in the Hunton Lime Zone. Nitro Petroleum, Inc. elected to perforate the top 5 feet of the Hunton Zone. Nitro was successful in the perforation and expects this to increase production on the Crown #1. The Hunton Lime Zone and the First Wilcox formations have produced over 5.8 million barrels of oil.

Investors are urged to monitor the progress of the company! Toro Ventures, Inc. has moved aggressively into the Oil and Natural Gas exploration business. Oil and Gas prices are at high levels due to increased world energy demands and supply shortfalls. These higher prices should enable smaller and faster moving companies like Toro Ventures to be aggressive in acquiring further opportunities within the Sector.

Prior to the latest press release, the stock closed Tuesday at $1.99 a share.

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Other Stocks of interest yesterday were:

Sunoco, Inc. (NYSE: SUN) down 1.4% on 2.6 million shares traded.

Sunoco, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of petroleum and petrochemical products.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) down 2.3% on 11.4 million shares traded.

Valero Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio, with approximately 22,000 employees and 2007 annual revenues of $95 billion. The company owns and operates 17 refineries throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day, making it the largest refiner in North America.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) down 1.6% on 6.4 million shares traded.

Marathon is an integrated international energy company engaged in exploration and production; oil sands mining; integrated gas; and refining, marketing and transportation operations.

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