Gold Star Resources Corp. Adds Top Geologist With West African Oil Exploration Expertise To Board of Directors


    VANCOUVER, Aug. 28 /CNW/ -- Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC
Bulletin Board: GXXFF; today announced the
appointment of James W. Dick to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Dick is a
professional geologist with 46 years of petroleum industry experience.  He is
currently President of JW Dick & Associates Ltd., based in Calgary Alberta,
Canada, which is an international consulting company with experience in forty
countries. The company has accepted the resignation of Robert Findlay and
would like to thank him for his service.

    According to Patrick Morris, President and CEO of Gold Star Resources,
"We are very pleased to have James Dick join our Board of Directors.  Not only
is Jim a seasoned geologist, but he was also the lead geologist for Katana
Resources, a Canadian public company, which was the last company to explore
for oil and gas in Liberia.   Exploration was abandoned due to civil unrest in
the 1980's.

    "His experience in West Africa and in other similar frontier areas
coupled with his supervisory positions with companies such as Imperial Oil and
D&S Petroleum Group will help boost Gold Star's stated goal of being a
top-tier onshore oil and gas exploration firm on the Africa continent."

    James Dick stated on his appointment that "I am very pleased to be able
to return to an exploration prospect in West Africa that I felt had great
potential. Gold Star's acquisition of an onshore block allows the company to
explore for and produce offshore oil with onshore economics."

    Gold Star Resources recently announced that it also appointed Peter G.
Wilson, President of Hana Mining Ltd. (TSXV: HMG) and Robert G. Dinning CA, a
Director of Paramount Gold & Silver Corp. to its Board of Directors.  Gold
Star is a Canadian company focused on onshore oil and gas exploration
opportunities in Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana.  The company recently
announced a Letter-of-Intent with Bengal Bight Ghana Ltd., a Ghanaian company,
to acquire 100% interest in the mineral rights of Bengal's 1,000 sq. km.
Tiampoum mining concession in Cote d'Ivoire, near the border of Ghana.  Gold
Star also emerged onto the West African oil scene with the 90% acquisition of
the exploration rights of an onshore block covering 1366 square kilometer area
along the coast of Liberia.


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