Continent Resources Inc. Appoints Directors and Officers

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 16 /CNW/ - Continent Resources Inc. (CNQ: CORE) (the
"Company") is pleased to announce that at the Company's recently held board
meeting, Michael R. Pawlowski and Daniel P. Laux were appointed as directors.
The Company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Michael R.
Pawlowski as President and Daniel P. Laux as Vice President, Exploration of
the Company. Robert Bick remains as CEO.

    Michael R. Pawlowski

    Mr. Pawlowski has more than 28 years of experience in global exploration,
mine development and production. Mr. Pawlowski spent over 16 years executing
large tonnage copper porphyry drilling projects, increasing the geological
block model tonnage through exploration. He has developed a particular
expertise in porphyry copper oxide systems. Mr. Pawlowski is a Registered
Geologist in Arizona and a Certified Professional Geologist with the American
Institute of Professional Geologists and holds a M.Sc. in geology from the
University of Idaho, and a B.Sc. in geology and chemistry from Northern
Illinois University.

    Daniel P. Laux

    Mr. Laux has over 24 years of experience as an exploration and mine
geologist. Mr. Laux has worked in copper mines in Arizona and gold mines in
Nevada, and has explored for mineral resources throughout western North
America and South America. He holds a B.Sc. in geology from Arizona State

    Board of Directors

    The Company's Board of Directors now consists of: Robert Bick, Paul
Cowley, Lawrence Dick, Herrick Lau, Daniel Laux and Michael Pawlowski. Diana
Ho and Robert Wolfe have resigned as directors.

    About Continent Resources Inc.

    Continent Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company focusing on the
discovery of copper resources in copper-rich districts in Arizona and New
Mexico. The Company recently acquired a high-quality copper property portfolio
as part of its agreement with Southwest Exploration Group, LLC (see press
release dated August 13, 2008), and the Company is in the final stages of
completing its non-brokered private placement for over $2 million. These funds
will be used to commence a drilling program on its Lone Mountain property this

    On behalf of Continent Resources Inc.

    "Robert Bick"

    Robert Bick
    CEO & Director

    FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: This document includes forward-looking
statements as well as historical information. Forward-looking statements
include, but are not limited to, the continued advancement of the Company's
general business development, research development and the Company's
development of mineral exploration projects. When used in this document, the
words "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intent", "may",
"project", "plan", "should" and similar expressions may identify
forward-looking statements. Although Continent Resources Inc. believes that
their expectations reflected in these forward looking statements are
reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties and no assurance
can be given that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking
statement. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from
these forward-looking statements include the potential that fluctuations in
the marketplace for the sale of minerals, the inability to implement corporate
strategies, the ability to obtain financing and other risks disclosed in our
filings made with the Canadian Securities Regulations.

    The CNQ does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of
    this release.

For further information:

For further information: Continent Resources Inc., Robert Bick, CEO,, (604) 639-0430

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