United Hunter Oil & Gas Corp.

July 25, 2011 09:29 ET

United Hunter Oil & Gas Mourns Passing of Brad Griffiths

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 25, 2011) - United Hunter Oil & Gas Corp. (TSX VENTURE:UHO) (the "Corporation") notes with great sadness the passing of its Chairman Brad Griffiths, who has been missing since July 18, 2011 and whose body was discovered on July 23, 2011.

"Brad was an extraordinary individual with a world renowned reputation for financing oil and gas opportunities. Using these skills, Brad played an integral part of the team that brought United Hunter's assets to the public markets. All of us at United Hunter are deeply saddened by Brad's passing and will miss his enthusiasm and drive. On behalf of United Hunter, we extend our deepest sympathies to Brad's family and friends during this difficult time." said Arthur Halleran, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation.

Mr. Griffith's successor as Chairman will be determined by the Corporation's board of directors in due course, anticipated to be in time for the next annual shareholder meeting.

United Hunter Oil & Gas Corp is a Canadian based corporation with management experienced in the oil and gas industry. It has projects in California and is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:UHO). Additional information on the Corporation may be found at http://www.unitedhunteroil.com and its public filings may be found at http://www.sedar.com.

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