Xtierra Inc.

Xtierra Inc.

May 18, 2010 13:20 ET

Xtierra Commences Drilling at Bilbao

Engages VantageWire for Investor Relations

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) - Xtierra Inc. (TSX VENTURE:XAG) ("Xtierra" or the "Company"), is pleased to report that drilling as part of a recently announced 5,000 metre program at Bilbao commenced May 17, 2010. Approximately 40 holes will be completed by Intercore S. de R.L. de C.V. in four component parts: (1) step-out drilling to the south and southwest of the existing silver-zinc-lead-copper deposit to define additional sulphide resources and follow up previously intersected high silver vein mineralization; (2) in-fill drilling within the current resource to upgrade resource categorization and for geotechnical data; (3) condemnation drilling in the area of the proposed mine installations; and (4) initial exploration drilling at the Gaby Marina and Cata Negra prospects, both within 5km of Bilbao.

Investor Relations

The Company is also pleased to announce that it has retained the services of Vantage Communications Ltd. ("VantageWire"), a Vancouver based Investor Relations service provider, to act as a marketing and investor relations consultant for the Company. VantageWire™ is a leading provider of Investor Relations with an industry leading website at www.VantageWire.com that provides investors free, real-time stock quotes on all Canadian and US markets. VantageWire aims to increase the flow of information to shareholders, potential investors and financial institutions throughout the investment community by phone, email and via its internet financial portal.

VantageWire will provide investor relations services to Xtierra, commencing on the date of written TSX Ventures Exchange approval and terminating after the 12-month anniversary thereof. VantageWire will be granted 300,000 incentive Stock Options at a price of $0.21 per share. The Stock Options shall become vested in accordance with the Company's standard Stock Option plan over a period of not more than 12 months as to 25% on the date that is three months from the date of grant, and a further 25% on each successive date that is three months from the date of the previous vesting. These options will expire upon 30 days after the date at which this agreement is terminated.

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About Xtierra Inc.

Xtierra Inc. is a Toronto based exploration and development company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Xtierra's shares trade under the symbol "XAG". Xtierra has 75,637,003 shares issued and outstanding. Xtierra is conducting a feasibility study on its Bilbao silver‐zinc‐lead-copper project in Zacatecas, Mexico. Xtierra's objective is to become a mid‐tier producer of precious and base metals through the development of its Bilbao project as well as through exploration, organic growth and M & A opportunities.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Xtierra Inc.
    Terence McKillen
    President & Chief Executive
    +1 (416) 362-8243
    Xtierra Inc.
    Tim Gallagher
    +1 (416) 925-0090
    Xtierra Inc.
    Alejandro Alaniz
    Director Finance & Administration (Mexico)
    +52 (492) 925-0804