LAS VEGAS, Feb. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB:VOIL), is pleased to announce appointments to the Board of Directors and new management. Dan Green has been appointed as Director and Chairman of the Board.  Brett A. Murray and James “Jim” Gibbons have been appointed as Directors.

Dan Green has been appointed as CEO and President of Virtus.  Brett A. Murray has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Land.

  • Mr. Green is a Petroleum Engineer with over 37 years of professional experience in oil and gas industry.
  • Mr. Murray has over 13 years’ experience as a Petroleum Landman in the oil and gas industry.
  • Mr. Gibbons is the former Governor of the State of Nevada and a former member of the United States Congress.  Mr. Gibbons is an attorney, geologist and a hydrologist.

About Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation
Virtus Oil and Gas Corp. (VOIL) is a Nevada-based oil and gas exploration and production company currently focused on producing assets in the State of Colorado and Utah. Virtus' strategy is to acquire proven and producing assets and/or develop oil and gas resources in proven, onshore basins in the United States. Full Biographies of the above-mentioned individuals can be found at

Forward-looking Statements
This news release may contain "forward-looking" statements. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward looking-statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include such factors as uncertainty of demand for the Company's products, as well as additional risks and uncertainties that are identified and described in the Company's SEC reports. The company will need to raise additional financing in order to advance its exploration and drilling program. Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this press release. Statements made herein are as of the date of this press release and should not be relied upon as of any subsequent date. The Company does not undertake, and it specifically disclaims, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrences, developments, events or circumstances after the date of such statement.


Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation
848 North Rainbow Blvd. #170
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(775) 636-3132
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