Xemplar Energy Corp.
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Xemplar Energy Corp.

June 29, 2009 13:50 ET

Xemplar Intersects U3O8 Mineralization Over 22 Metres at Big Yellow

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 29, 2009) - The Board of Directors of Xemplar Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:XE)(FRANKFURT:E7R)(NAMIBIA:XEM) ("Xemplar" or the "Company") is pleased to report chemical assay results for a further nineteen drill holes from the Company's 2008/2009 drill program at the Big Yellow mineralized zones located at its 100% owned Warmbad Uranium project in southern Namibia.

Simon Tam, Chief Executive Officer, states, "Xemplar's 2009 drill program continues to meet our expectations. The chemical assay results clearly demonstrate the size potential of our mineralized zones."

Highlights of chemical assay results from the Company's 2008/2009 drill program at Big Yellow West, East, and Center are shown in the ensuing three tables. Additional assay results for all drill holes currently reported on are available on the Company's website www.xemplar.ca.

Big Yellow West



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U3O8 U3O8
Hole Grade Grade
Inclin- From To Width (parts per (percentage)
Drill Hole ation (meters) (meters) (meters) million) (i)
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RCBYW0019 -60 2 24 22 110.1 0.011%
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Including 13 14 1 339.0 0.034%
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100 107 7 129.1 0.013%
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Including 103 104 1 206.2 0.021%
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134 141 7 147.9 0.015%
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Including 140 141 1 303.4 0.030%
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RCBYW0020 -60 143 154 11 189.8 0.019%
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Including 145 146 1 586.7 0.059%
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Including 147 151 4 254.7 0.025%
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RCBYW0021 -90 76 87 11 180.5 0.018%
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Including 82 86 4 309.5 0.031%
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120 127 7 220.4 0.022%
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Including 121 122 1 447.0 0.045%
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RCBYW0024 -60 119 129 10 240.1 0.024%
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Including 121 123 2 469.3 0.047%
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Including 124 125 1 291.1 0.029%
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RCBYW0025 -60 55 67 12 168.8 0.017%
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Including 64 66 2 461.8 0.046%
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80 87 7 100.0 0.010%
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134 139 5 137.3 0.014%
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172 177 5 101.9 0.010%
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RCBYW0026 -60 45 48 3 895.5 0.090%
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Including 45 46 1 1,824.5 0.183%
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Including 46 47 1 766.0 0.077%
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148 153 5 114.7 0.011%
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RCBYW0027 -60 3 9 6 121.5 0.012%
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25 38 13 152.2 0.015%
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Including 30 32 2 249.0 0.025%
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Including 34 35 1 213.8 0.021%
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Including 36 37 1 207.8 0.021%
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RCBYW0028 -60 67 76 9 101.3 0.010%
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116 120 4 111.5 0.011%
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125 134 9 101.5 0.010%
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(i) Rounded to the nearest 1/1000th of percentile.


In addition to the above assay results reported for Big Yellow West, 40 intervals of 1 to 3 meters with grades ranging from 101.8 parts per million (PPM) (0.01%) to 337.87 PPM (0.034%) were also noted.

RCBYW0026 is of particular interest, as grades of 895.5 PPM (0.090%) U3O8 over 3 meters from 45 meters to 48 meters (including 1 meter from 45 to 46 meters at 1,824.5 PPM, or 0.182% and including 1 meter from 46 meters to 47 meters at 766.0 PPM or 0.08%) was encountered.

Big Yellow East



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U3O8 U3O8
Hole Grade Grade
Inclin- From To Width (parts per (percentage)
Drill Hole ation (meters) (meters) (meters) million) (i)
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RCBYE0057 -60 86 91 5 107.2 0.011%
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RCBYE0060 -60 135 149 14 105.7 0.011%
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RCBYE0061 -60 66 71 5 110.2 0.011%
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Including 69 70 1 223.4 0.022%
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126 133 7 181.1 0.018%
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Including 126 128 2 308.4 0.031%
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Including 130 132 2 212.8 0.021%
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RCBYE0062 -60 55 73 18 133.3 0.013%
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Including 56 63 7 203.8 0.020%
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Including 72 73 1 249.4 0.025%
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122 129 7 148.8 0.015%
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Including 123 124 1 274.5 0.027%
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(i) Rounded to the nearest 1/1000th of percentile.


In addition to the above assay results reported for Big Yellow East, 14 intervals of 1 to 3 meters with grades ranging from 100.3 parts per million (PPM) (0.01%) to 169.1 PPM (0.017%) were also noted, and available on the Company website. This includes assay results for Hole RCBYE0059, which is not listed in the above table, but is also available on the Company website.

Big Yellow Center



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U3O8 U3O8
Hole Grade Grade
Inclin- From To Width (parts per (percentage)
Drill Hole ation (meters) (meters) (meters) million) (i)
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RCBYC0031 -60 64 71 7 135.1 0.014%
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Including 67 68 1 309.6 0.031%
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RCBYC0034 -60 7 13 6 100.3 0.010%
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Including 11 12 1 201.4 0.020%
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139 148 9 105.4 0.011%
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Including 140 141 1 220.2 0.022%
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RCBYC0035 -60 115 120 5 232.3 0.023%
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Including 117 118 1 371.8 0.037%
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136 140 4 140.3 0.014%
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RCBYC0036 -90 36 40 4 165.7 0.017%
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Including 37 38 1 268.4 0.027%
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138 146 8 108.8 0.011%
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Including 145 146 1 207.4 0.021%
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RCBYC0037 -60 38 44 6 123.8 0.012%
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Including 40 41 1 236.6 0.024%
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51 57 6 109.2 0.011%
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66 71 5 105.3 0.011%
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103 108 5 146.5 0.015%
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RCBYC0038 -60 3 9 6 117.4 0.012%
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15 23 8 129.7 0.013%
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116 122 6 107.6 0.011%
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Including 119 120 1 226.9 0.023%
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154 159 5 158.4 0.016%
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RCBYC0039 -60 116 123 7 142.2 0.014%
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Including 120 122 2 294.0 0.029%
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(i) Rounded to the nearest 1/1000th of percentile.


In addition to the above assay results reported for Big Yellow Center, 30 intervals of 1 to 4 meters with grades ranging from 100.0 parts per million (PPM) (0.01%) to 631.7 PPM (0.063%) were also noted, and are available on the Company website.

Two holes of particular interest are RCBYC0038,and RCBYC0039. In addition to the results shown in the table above, RCBYC0038 had one meter interval at 37 to 38 meters depth with grades of 412.4 PPM (0.041%) and at 103 meters to 104 meters depth with grades of 631.7 PPM (0.063%). RCBYC0039 had one meter interval at 87 to 88 meters with grades of 523.6 PPM (0.052%).

The 2009 drill program is well underway, with definition drilling beginning at three of the eight zones of mineralization. The objective is to begin developing uranium resources. Exploration drilling will continue with the objective of discovering new zones of mineralization and extending the size of the eight zones of mineralization that have already been discovered.

In other news, Gerard A. Pallotta was elected as Director of Xemplar on May 27th, 2009 and its wholly owned Namibian subsidiary Namura Mineral Resources (Pty) Ltd. ("Namura") on June 4th, 2009. Peter Koep, in his desire to focus his energy on his legal practice, elected not to run for nomination as Director and as such, effective May 27th, 2009 is no longer a Director of Xemplar. As well, Mr. Koep resigned as Director of Namura on June 4th, 2009. The Board wishes to express its appreciation for Mr. Koep's contribution during his tenure as Director of Xemplar. Mr. Koep, who is based in Namibia, has been retained by the Company as legal counsel and will continue to be the Trustee of Namura's Warmbad Trust Fund. Lastly, Mike Magrum, Xemplar's Technical Director, was appointed as Chief Operating Officer, formalizing his role in heading up all operational plans and activities of the company.

Mike Magrum, P.Eng., a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101, has approved the technical content of this news release.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Simon Tam, CEO and Director

Xemplar Energy Corp.

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