Surge Exploration Inc. Appoints New President & CEO

Vancouver,  BC – September 4, 2018 – Surge Exploration Inc. (“the Company” or “Surge”) (TSX-V: SUR,  OTC: SURJF, FRA: DJ5C) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Fernback as President and CEO of the Company, effective September 1, 2018, replacing Mr. Gordon Jung who is stepping down for personal reasons. Mr. Jung will continue to serve on the Board of Directors of Surge.

Mr. Fernback, who has served as Director of Surge since November 2017, stated that he is excited to join the Company’s management team.

Mr. Fernback currently serves as Director of several Canadian mining companies. He holds an Honours B.Sc. from McMaster University, is a graduate of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, where he completed an MBA with a concentration in Finance, and holds a Certified Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, CMA). Mr. Fernback has previously served in multiple senior executive positions at Wolverton Securities and was responsible for over 50 IPSs and over 100 reverse-mergers on the TMX and NASDAQ. He represented Wolverton on stock exchange committees and industry groups, including the Corporate Finance Advisory Group and Underwriting Groups on various Canadian Exchanges.

About Surge Exploration Inc.

The Company is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company which has been active in the resource sector in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada.  The Company has an exploration office in Santiago, Chile to review mineral exploration opportunities in Chile and elsewhere in South America.

Cobalt Ontario Properties

The Company has an option to earn an undivided 60% interest in the Glencore Bucke Property and the Teledyne Property, located in Cobalt Ontario.

Atacama Cobalto Project:

The Atacama Cobalto Project is located in the Atacama Province in northern Chile, 15 km northwest of the town of Copiapó, where mining is the largest economic activity, and the mining industry is one of the region’s major employers. The Atacama Cobalto Project consists of 1,059 hectares and is located only 3 km East of the Cerro Iman Mine.  To date, CAP Minería has drilled over 20,250 m on the Atacama Coblato Project.  The option on this project is subject to TSXV approval.

Hedge Hog Property, British Columbia

The Company has an option to earn an undivided 60% interest seven mineral tenure covering 2,418 hectares (5,972 acres) located approximately 80 km northeast of the town of Quesnel, BC and 20 km north of the historic gold mining towns of Wells and Barkerville. 

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

“Tim Fernback”

Tim Fernback

President & CEO

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This news release may contain forward‐looking statements which include, but are not limited to, comments that involve future events and conditions, which are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Except for statements of historical facts, comments that address resource potential, upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt and security of mineral property titles, availability of funds, and others are forward‐looking. Forward‐looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may vary materially from those statements. General business conditions are factors that could cause actual results to vary materially from forward‐looking statements.

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