Petro Uno announces the appointment of Jordan Kevol as VP Exploration and Michael Erickson to the Board of Directors

    CALGARY, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - Petro Uno Resources Ltd ("Petro Uno" or the
"Company") is pleased to announce that Jordan Kevol has been appointed as VP
Exploration of the Company. Mr. Kevol graduated from the University of Regina
with a B.Sc. (Geology) and was previously employed at Reece Energy Exploration
Corp. as Manager of Geology and Drilling Operations until the sale of the
company in May, 2009. Mr. Kevol was instrumental in the implementation of
multi stage fracture technology to the Dodsland Pool, near Kindersley
Saskatchewan. Reece Energy's production increased from 900 boe/d in December
2007 to 2100 boe/d in early 2009 at which time Reece Energy was acquired by
Penn West Energy. Mr. Kevol brings with him vast experience in exploring and
developing oil and gas assets in Saskatchewan, particularly in West-Central
Saskatchewan. Petro-Uno plans to actively pursue oil opportunities in Western
Saskatchewan and Mr. Kevol's experience in that area will prove to be quite
    The Company also is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Michael C.
Erickson to the Board of Directors of Petro Uno. Mr. Erickson brings to the
Board of Petro Uno extensive experience in the Junior Oil & Gas sector in both
Canada and the United States. Most recently, Mr. Erickson was the Founder,
President & CEO of Renegade Oil and Gas Ltd, a private junior Bakken light oil
producer focused in South East Saskatchewan. Renegade recently announced an
agreement to merge with Glamis Resources Ltd. Mr. Erickson has a proven track
record of successfully building Junior Oil and Gas production companies.

    The Company's officers and directors are now comprised of the following:

                 William Ambrose, President, CEO and Chairman
                       Neil Burrows, VP Finance & CFO
                         Jordan Kevol, VP Exploration
                         Michael Erickson, Director
                        Dr. Arthur Halleran, Director
                             Don Boykiw, Director

    About Petro Uno.

    Petro Uno is a junior oil and gas company trading on the TSX Venture
Exchange under the symbol "PUP". Petro Uno currently produces approximately
35-40 BOD of light crude oil from wells located in Alberta, Canada. The
Company is actively seeking out oil exploration and development opportunities
in Saskatchewan, North Dakota, and Montana, whether by farm-in or acquisition.
For further details on The Company, readers are referred to Canadian
regulatory filings on SEDAR at

    On Behalf of the Board
    William E. Ambrose, President and CEO
    Tel: 403-410-3371

    Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    %SEDAR: 00025629E

For further information:

For further information: William E. Ambrose, President and CEO, Tel:
(403) 410-3371

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