Exploration to Commence on the Hedge Hog Project

Vancouver,  BC – August 29, 2018 – Surge Exploration Inc. (“the Company” or “Surge”) (TSX-V: SUR,  OTC: SURJF, FRA: DJ5C) is pleased to announce that it expects to commence field work on its Hedge Hog copper-gold-cobalt project located in central British Columbia within the next few weeks. The Company and its option partner are in receipt of a multiyear exploration permit authorizing a wide spectrum of activities including geochemical and geophysical surveys, mechanical excavator trenching, and diamond drilling.

The Hedge Hog project is located in north central BC approximately 15 kilometres north of the historical community of Barkerville, BC with the nearest major centre being Quesnel BC located 60 kilometers to the west.

J.W. (Bill) Morton P.Geo is the Qualified Person within the context of the requirements of NI43-101 who takes responsibility for the content of this news release.

About Surge Exploration Inc. https://surgeexploration.com/

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 Buck 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

Director

 

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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.