Vancouver, BC, December 20th, 2017. Newport Exploration Ltd. (“Newport” or the “Company”) reports that on December 20, 2017, it granted Incentive Stock Options of 300,000 common shares of the Company’s capital stock, exercisable up to December 19th, 2022, at a price of $0.215 per share to James Robertson, a recently elected Director of the Company.

For further information contact:

Barbara Dunfield, MBA
Chief Financial Officer & Director

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this news release.