CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 10, 2011) - WESTCORE ENERGY LTD. (TSX VENTURE:WTR) (the "Corporation" or "Westcore") announces the grant of an aggregate of 50,000 options to acquire common shares in the capital of Westcore at a price of $0.40 to a consultant of the Corporation. Such options (and the common shares issuable upon exercise) are exercisable for a period of 5 years from the date of grant and will be subject to applicable securities law hold periods.

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Westcore Energy Ltd.
Paul Conroy
President and Chief Executive Officer
(403) 237-6122