Vast Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : VST

Vast Exploration Inc.

November 01, 2011 08:30 ET

Vast Announces Interim CFO

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2011) - Vast Exploration Inc. ("Vast" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:VST) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Deborah Battiston as interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective November 1, 2011.

The appointment of Ms. Battiston follows the resignation of Mr. Darren Moulds as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. The Company would like to thank Mr. Moulds for his service as Chief Financial Officer.

Ms. Battiston is a Certified General Accountant with over 23 years of accounting and financial management experience. At present, she is the Chief Financial Officer of a number of Canadian public companies. Ms. Battiston obtained a B.A. in Economics from the University of Guelph.

About Vast Exploration

Vast Exploration Inc. is an independent oil and gas company. Vast is focused on the exploration and development of its principal asset, the Qara Dagh Block, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The Qara Dagh Block lies on trend with existing discoveries and is located in the prolific Zagros Fold Belt of Northern Iraq, which contains several large fields including the super-giant Kirkuk field.

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This press release contains "forward looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the appointment or resignation of the chief financial officer. Generally, forward looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, geopolitical and social uncertainties; the actual results of exploration activities; regulatory risks; risks inherent in foreign operations; and other risks of the oil and gas industry. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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