Vulcan Minerals Inc.

Vulcan Minerals Inc.

June 26, 2009 09:32 ET

Vulcan Minerals Inc.-Drilling Rig Arrives in Western Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - June 26, 2009) - Vulcan Minerals Inc. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:VUL) is pleased to announce that Stoneham Rig 11 has arrived at the Port of Stephenville and has been unloaded and transported to the Robinson's #1 drill site in western Newfoundland. The Robinson's #1 well is planned to a total depth of 3600 metres and will be the first deep well in the Bay St. George Basin. The well is expected to commence drilling in a matter of days. It is the company's intention to provide ongoing reports of significant operational milestones but material results will only be released when fully assessed and evaluated. Robinson's #1 is being drilled pursuant to a joint venture with Investcan Energy Corporation.

Vulcan is a diversified junior exploration company focussed on petroleum exploration in the under-explored Western Newfoundland area and also holds mineral interests in areas strategic to its operations in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. The statements made in this News Release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations. Certain risk factors may also affect the actual results achieved by the Company.

There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from any conclusions, forecasts or projections described in the forward-looking information. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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