Vulcan Minerals Inc.
TSX VENTURE : VUL

Vulcan Minerals Inc.

July 03, 2009 10:41 ET

Vulcan Minerals Inc.: Vulcan/Investcan Robinson's #1 Spudded

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - July 3, 2009) - Vulcan Minerals Inc. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:VUL) is pleased to announce that the Vulcan-Investcan Robinson's #1 well in western Newfoundland commenced drilling on June 30, 2009. The well is currently being prepared to run and cement conductor casing at 88 metres depth. The well is planned to a total depth of 3600 metres and will be the first deep well in the under-explored Bay St. George Basin. The drilling program is being conducted 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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Contact Information

  • Vulcan Minerals Inc.
    Mr. Patrick Laracy
    President
    709-754-3186
    709-754-3946 (FAX)
    or
    Vulcan Minerals Inc.
    Ms. Gerri MacNeil
    Business Manager, Investor Relations
    709-754-3186
    709-754-3946 (FAX)
    info@vulcanminerals.ca
    www.vulcanminerals.ca