SOURCE: Vivakor, Inc.

June 11, 2013 08:58 ET

Vivakor Announces Full Commercial Operations of the Precious Metals Thermal Vaporization Plant in Henderson, Nevada Ahead of Schedule

HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwired - June 11, 2013) - Vivakor, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VIVK) announces that VivaVentures Precious Metals LLC has completed the full launch of the precious metals processing center in Henderson, Nevada ahead of schedule.

Matt Nicosia, CEO of the Company, stated, "The Company is extremely pleased that we have been able to launch this facility ahead of schedule. This Facility is centrally located between the VivaVentures Precious Metal's claims sites. The combination of the Thermal Vaporization technology and precious metals extraction have lead to a strong competitive advantage for the Company. We anticipate at least three other extraction units to fill the Henderson, Nevada facility over the next twelve months, thus increasing the daily production of precious metals. Our goal has been to take our in-ground assets and turn them into producing assets creating value for our shareholders. This facility allows for that goal to be accomplished and we have done so ahead of schedule."

About Vivakor, Inc.

Vivakor, Inc. is an asset acquisition company that develops and acquires assets that generate revenue currently or in the near term. The Company acquires technologies and assets in the fields of precious minerals, biotechnology, and alternative energy. We have several mineral assets that have great value and both create a cash flow and a long term revenue stream for the Company. We have effectively acquired positions in other Green Energy companies. We have several operating assets that produce revenues and cash flow to the company. Our business model is to acquire cash-flowing or near term cash-flowing mineral and/or technology assets that have an identified need or a substantial market opportunity with a significant market. For more information please visit www.vivakor.com.

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