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July 20, 2010
Avere Announces Management Changes, including the appointment of the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, P.C., as a director, and the grant of stock options

Vancouver , Canada - Avere Energy Inc. ("Avere" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AVO.H) is pleased to announce that the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, P.C., and Mr. David Sidoo have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company.
 
Herb Dhaliwal is a graduate in commerce of the University of British Columbia (1977). He was a senior Minister for Western Canada in the federal Cabinet of Prime Minister Jean Chretien. Between 1997 and 2004 he successively held the portfolios of National Revenue, Fisheries & Oceans and Natural Resources in Ottawa. Prior to entering national politics, Herb was - and since retiring from public life continues to be - an entrepreneur, business owner, corporate director and advisor, with interests in transportation, building maintenance, housing construction and real estate development. Before sitting in the Parliament of Canada as M.P. for Vancouver-South/Burnaby constituency from 1993 to 2004, Mr. Dhaliwal had been appointed by the B.C. Government as Vice-Chair of the B.C. Hydro and Power Authority board of directors, where he chaired the budget and audit committees. In 2000 the VANCOUVER SUN called him one of the Top 100 most influential British Columbians in the last century.
 
Mr. David Sidoo is a successful businessman based in Vancouver where he oversees a successful private investment banking and financial management firm. Upon graduating from the University of British Columbia in 1982 where he held a four-year football scholarship with the UBC Thunderbirds, he was drafted to play professional football with the Canadian Football League.
David retired from football in 1988 and was introduced to the brokerage business. From there he became a broker with Yorkton Securities where he quickly became one of the company’s top revenue generators. He went on to become Partner and Advisory Board Member at Yorkton Securities, consistently generating commissions that ranked in the Top Five nationally. In 1999, he left Yorkton to pursue private investment banking. He was founding shareholder of American Oil & Gas Inc. (NYSE – AEZ), a company which now has a market cap of US$347 million.
 
In addition to the above appointments, Mr. Nick DeMare has been appointed the Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Mr. James L. Harris has resigned as a director, but remains the corporate secretary.
 
Management is also wishes to announce the grant of stock options to purchase up to 820,000 shares of the Company at $0.20 per share for a period of five years.




CONTACT
Greg Renwick, President & CEO     
telephone: +1-972-955-7251
fax: +1-604-683-1585
website:  www.avereenergy.com

or

Nick DeMare, Director
telephone: +1-604-685-9316
fax: +1-604-683-1585
 
 
ABOUT AVERE ENERGY INC.
 
Avere Energy Inc. trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol AVO.H-V.
 
Avere is an emerging exploration and production company focused on conventional and unconventional petroleum resources.
 
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