SOURCE: Vivakor, Inc.

Vivakor, Inc.

February 16, 2016 16:37 ET

Vivakor Appoints New Member to Advisory Board

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - February 16, 2016) - Vivakor Inc. (OTC PINK: VIVK) appointed today a new advisor to its VivaVentures Energy Group (VVEG) subsidiary.

Vivakor an asset acquisition company focused on Natural Resources, specifically Precious Metals and Energy related projects across the globe, today announced the appointment of Mr. Rusty McBride to its Advisory Board effective February 1, 2016.

Rusty McBride, having over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with a diverse background from office to field involving oil/gas on the supply side. He worked for many years as Vice President, Operations for a Vernal, UT based company. Rusty oversaw new market area business development while also working with various field equipment including surface drilling and air rigs for natural gas and oil in addition to conductor pipe.

Mr. McBride is married with 5 children and is a respected member of the community and long time supporter of the Elks Club in Vernal.

VVEG will call upon Rusty's expertise and broad experience as it expands its position in the Energy sector in Eastern Utah. Vivakor's intellectual properties are proprietary and proving themselves industry disruptive with a low cost basis in their operational model in their respective natural resources space. The Company focus is primarily in Precious metal and oil extraction from the oil sands rich area in Eastern Utah. The Company announced in 2015 that it is also utilizing its energy sector technology to work with companies for remediation and reclamation of contaminated soil affected by oil spills. 


Vivakor, Inc. (OTC PINK: VIVK) is an Asset Acquisition company that develops and acquires resources that generate revenue currently or in the near term. The Company acquires technologies and assets primarily in the field of Natural Resources. Vivakor has several mineral assets that have great value and create a cash flow and a long term revenue stream for the Company. Additionally, the Company has effectively acquired positions in other Green Energy companies. Vivakor has several operating assets that produce revenues and cash flow to the Company. The general business model is to acquire cash-flowing or near term cash-flowing mineral and or technology assets with an identified need or a substantial market opportunity. For more information please visit


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