Pan American Energy Begins Core Drilling at the Horizon Lithium Project

The Company has outlined eleven priority drill holes for its Phase 1 drill program

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pan American Energy Corp. (the “Company” or “Pan American”) (CSE: PNRG) (OTC PINK: PAANF) (FRA: SS6) is pleased to announce the Company and its partners, KB Drilling (“KB”) and RESPEC Consulting Inc. (“RESPEC”) has begun drilling at the Phase 1 exploration drill program at its 17,334 acres Horizon Lithium Project (“Horizon”) located in Esmeralda County that is 7.4 miles west from Tonopah, Nevada. The Company will focus immediate efforts on eleven (11) priority drill holes of the fully permitted twenty-two (22) core drill hole program. The Company has detailed an execution plan sequence for the eleven (11) priority drill holes (Table 1).

Drill Rig on Site at the Horizon Lithium Project

Figure 1 – Drill Rig on Site at the Horizon Lithium Project

RESPEC has setup a core shed area in Tonopah for the Company where core logging, photographs, sample selection, core cutting, sampling bagging, and sample shipment prop will take place. KB safely mobilized equipment and personnel from Carson City to Tonopah and had the rig and associated equipment set-up at drill pad HL010 mid-morning on February 12th. Drilling commenced at HL010 the evening of February 12th.

Jason Latkowcer, Chief Executive Officer comments, “We were thrilled to receive our first daily drilling report from RESPEC over the weekend where staging and setup of the drill program were confirmed to be done safely and with tactical professionalism. On February 12th, our field operators confirmed drilling kicked off at our first priority drill hole – HL010. We’re excited to get started on this maiden drill program and believe we have the best team to get it done safely and successfully.”

Table 1 - Drilling Target Sequence


Phase 1 Drill Holes

Figure 2 - Phase 1 Drill Holes

About Pan American Energy Corp.

Pan American Energy Corp. (CSE: PNRG) (OTC PINK: PAANF) (FSE: SS6) is an exploration stage company engaged principally in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties containing battery metals in North America.

The Company’s maiden asset is the 100% owned Green Energy Lithium Project, located in the Paradox Basin, Utah, USA. The Company has also entered a property option agreement with Horizon Lithium LLC with the right to acquire 100% interest in the Horizon Lithium Project, located within the Clayton Valley – Tonopah Lithium Belt, Nevada, USA.

The Company executed an option agreement in Canada with Magabra Resources with the right to acquire up to 90% interest in the drill-ready Big Mack Lithium Project, 80 km north of Kenora, Ontario.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Jason Latkowcer
CEO & Director
Phone: (587) 885-5970

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