November 6, 2008
SOFTROCK MINERALS LTD. ANNOUNCES GRANTING OF OIL & GAS LICENSE IN THE ST. LAWRENCE LOWLANDS, QUÉBEC.
Alberta, November 6, 2008—The
Honourable Nick Taylor, President of Softrock Minerals (TSXV; SFT)
announces that the Department of Natural Resources for the Province
of Québec has granted Softrock Minerals Ltd an Oil and Gas License
in the St Lawrence Lowlands geological area.
Very little exploration has been done in the immediate area but a number of wells on Anticosti Island, 40 miles to the southeast has discovered petroliferous shales and limestones of Silurian and Ordovician age similar to commercial gas production further south in the U.S. and further west in the St. Lawrence valley.
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