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CALGARY, May 17 /CNW/ - Bellamont Exploration Ltd. (the "Corporation" or
"Bellamont") (TSXV: BMX.A) (TSXV: BMX.B) wishes to announce that Mr.
Chris Birchard, Vice President, Exploration, has resigned from the
Company to pursue another business opportunity. The directors and
management wish to express their gratitude to Mr. Birchard for his
contributions to the Corporation and we wish him well in his future
Bellamont has appointed Mr. Steve Babcock, P. Geol., as the acting head
of the Corporation's Exploration Department until a permanent
replacement is found. Mr. Babcock, a consultant to the Corporation
since its inception, has over 30 years of industry experience, focusing
mostly in the Peace River Arch Area of Alberta and Northeast British
Columbia. Mr. Babcock was a founding investor in the Corporation and
was the prospector responsible for the discovery of the Corporation's
Grimshaw Montney oil pool.
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SOURCE Bellamont Exploration Ltd.
For further information:
Steve Moran, President and CEO
Bellamont Exploration Ltd.
1208, 250 - 2nd Street S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0C1
Telephone: (403) 802-1355
Fax: (403) 802-1315