Hawk Announces Changes to Board of Directors

CALGARY, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawk Exploration Ltd. ("Hawk" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the appointment of James C. ("Pep") Lough to the Corporation's Board of Directors.

Mr. Lough is a retired businessman who has 30 years of experience in senior financial management positions at both public and private oil and gas companies. Mr. Lough was most recently the Chief Financial Officer at Cutpick Energy Inc. and currently serves on the board of directors of two private, Calgary based oil and gas companies. Mr. Lough holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba and is a Chartered Accountant.

Hawk also announces that Greg Turnbull has resigned from the Corporation's Board of Directors in order to concentrate on other business endeavors. Mr. Turnbull has been a director of Hawk since its formation in February 2009. The Corporation would like to thank Mr. Turnbull for his guidance and contributions as a member of the Board of Directors of Hawk. The Corporation and the Board of Directors would like to wish Mr. Turnbull all the best in the future.

Hawk is an emerging exploration company engaged in the exploration, development and production of conventional crude oil in western Canada and is based in Calgary, Alberta. The Class A Shares and Class B Shares of Hawk trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbols of HWK.A and HWK.B, respectively.

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

SOURCE Hawk Exploration Ltd.

For further information:

Steve Fitzmaurice 
President, CEO and Chairman 
Tel: (403) 264-0191 Ext 225 
Email: steve@hawkexploration.ca

Dennis Jamieson
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (403) 264-0191 Ext 234
Email: dennis@hawkexploration.ca