CALGARY and LONDON, March 14 /CNW/ - Solana Resources Limited
(TSX-V: SOR; AIM: SORL), announces today that Mr. Joaquin Moreno-Uribe will be
resigning from Solana's board of directors effective March 27, 2008.
Mr. Moreno-Uribe was recently honoured with, and accepted, a prestigious
invitation to be nominated as a candidate to join Ecopetrol's (the Colombian
state oil and gas company) board of directors. His nomination will be
presented for confirmation before Ecopetrol's AGM on March 27, 2008.
Unfortunately, as a condition of this appointment, Mr. Moreno is required to
resign from Solana's board.
Solana would like to thank Mr. Moreno-Uribe for his outstanding
contributions to the Company over the past several years and wish him success
in his new role as a director of Ecopetrol.
The Company will look to add a Colombia based director as a replacement
to Mr. Moreno-Uribe in the near future.
Solana Resources Limited
Solana (www.solanaresources.com) is an international resource company
engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and
natural gas. The Company's properties are located in Colombia, South America
and are held through its wholly owned subsidiary, Solana Petroleum Exploration
(Colombia) Limited. The Company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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