Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 8, 2024) - Barksdale Resources Corp. (TSXV: BRO) (OTCQX: BRKCF) ("Barksdale" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alan Roberts, MSc, CPG, as Vice President of Exploration. Concurrently, Mr. Thomas Simpson, SVP Exploration and Mr. Andrew Pooler, SVP Development, are retiring from the Company.

Rick Trotman, President and CEO states, "On behalf of Barksdale's Board and management team I would like to express sincere thanks to Tom and Andy, both of whom made valuable contributions to the advancement of the Company. I am thrilled to welcome Alan to the team. He will be directing our exploration efforts at Sunnyside, including the upcoming phases of drilling soon to be announced."

Quinton Hennigh, Geologic and Technical Director of Crescat Capital, a strategic investor in Barksdale, commented: "I am delighted to see Barksdale bring Alan Roberts on as VP Exploration to oversee the Sunnyside Project. Mr. Roberts and I worked closely together to build a 5.2Moz gold resource at the Springpole Alkaline Gold Project in Ontario between 2009 and 2012. Having seen firsthand what he accomplished at Springpole, which was a very challenging target to drill, I am fully confident in Alan's ability to successfully execute exploration drilling at Sunnyside."

Mr. Roberts has over 30 years of experience working as a geologist in the Americas, Africa, and Asia, and has spent considerable time working and consulting on numerous projects in the United States, spanning generative exploration, drill program planning and supervision, and overall program management and permitting. Mr. Roberts holds a Master of Science degree from the Royal School of Mines and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from the University of London. He is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.

Barksdale Resources Corp., a 2023 OTCQX BEST 50 Company, is a base metal exploration company headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., that is focused on the acquisition, exploration and advancement of highly prospective base metal projects in North America. Barksdale is currently advancing the Sunnyside copper-zinc-lead-silver project in the Patagonia mining district of southern Arizona, which hosts several significant porphyry copper deposits as well as the adjoining world-class Hermosa carbonate-replacement lead-zinc-silver deposit which is under construction by a major mining company.


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President, CEO and Director
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CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION: This news release contains certain "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" (collectively "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. Forward-Looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words such as "expects", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "potential", "possible", and similar expressions, or statements that events, conditions, or results "will", "may", "could", or" should" occur or be achieved. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, without limitation, statements relating to exploration at the Sunnyside project, including the aforementioned upcoming phases of drilling, are forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Forward-Looking statements reflect the beliefs, opinions and projections on the date the statements are made and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates that, while considered reasonable by Barksdale, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties and contingencies. Many factors, both known and unknown, could cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements that are or may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and the Company has made assumptions and estimates based on or related to many of these factors. Such factors include, without limitation, risks associated with possible accidents and other risks associated with mineral exploration operations, the risk that the Company will encounter unanticipated geological factors, risks associated with the interpretation of assay results and the drilling program, the possibility that the Company may not be able to secure permitting and other governmental clearances necessary to carry out the Company's exploration plans, the risk that the Company will not be able to raise sufficient funds to carry out its business plans, and the risk of political uncertainties and regulatory or legal changes that might interfere with the Company's business and prospects. Readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements and information contained in this news release concerning these items. Barksdale does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements of beliefs, opinions, projections, or other factors, should they change, except as required by applicable securities laws.

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