May 17, 2017

Standard Announces Appointment of Director

Vancouver, BC -- May 17, 2017 - Standard Graphite Corp. (TSXV: SGH) (the "Company") announced today the appointment of Kevin Puil to the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately and will be replacing Mr. Michael Philpot. The Company would like to thank Mr. Philpot for his contributions to Standard Graphite during his tenure.

Mr. Puil is currently the Managing Partner at RIVI Capital LLC. Previously, he was a partner and portfolio manager at Bolder Investment Partners (now Haywood Securities), in Vancouver, British Columbia, and more recently, he was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst at mutual fund in San Francisco, focusing on natural resources.

Mr. Puil also serves as a Board member and on the Audit Committee of several TSX listed companies. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).


"Chris Bogart"
President & CEO

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Standard Graphite Corp.
Chris Bogart
President & CEO
Tel: (604) 683-2509 Fax: (604) 683-2506

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