Yangarra Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : YAN

Yangarra Resources Ltd.

January 28, 2010 17:36 ET

Yangarra Appoints VP Exploration

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2010) -

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Yangarra Resources Ltd. ("Yangarra" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:YAN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ron Gardiner (P. Geol) as Vice President of Exploration. Mr. Gardiner has been leading the new exploration team at Yangarra since January 4, 2010. Mr. Gardiner has over 25 years experience, most recently as VP Exploration with Keeper Resources Ltd.

Yangarra has identified Cardium oil potential on six (6) sections of Yangarra's land base in the Willesden Green area with the potential for 18 horizontal locations. The Company has an average 37% working interest in these sections. Yangarra's new Geological and Geophysical (G&G) team has also identified six (6) sections on the Hoadley Glauconite sand trend that has the potential for an additional 15 horizontal drill locations for gas. An industry partner is currently drilling an offsetting horizontal location to the Company's four (4) section block on this play. Yangarra has an average 34% working interest in these sections and is the operator of 75% of the prospective lands.

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains statements about future events that are forward looking in nature and, as a result, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties such as changes in plans or the occurrence of unexpected events. Actual results may differ from the estimates provided by management.

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