Vivakor Secures Approval on 1440 Acres with Millions of Barrels of Estimated Heavy Crude Resources

Utah Trust Lands Board Approval Substantially Increases Vivakor Oil Sand Resources

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / March 25, 2019 / Vivakor, Inc. (OTC PINK: VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, received approval from the Board of Trustees for the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) for a bituminous/Asphaltic sands mineral lease in a 1440 acre area of Eastern Utah known to have enormous heavy crude, bituminous sand deposits.

”We are pleased the SITLA Board unanimously approved this mineral lease, allowing us to work with the State organization in verifying the asset reserve and ultimately deploying our technology on this vast 1440 acre area. We have a great working relationship with them, successfully operating on their properties previously, demonstrating our commitment to the area and the viability of our technology. Our Remediation Processing Centers (RPCs) are the key to unlocking and finally monetizing the literal billions of barrels of heavy crude trapped within sands in Eastern Utah,” stated Vivakor Chief Executive Officer Matt Nicosia.

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Vivakor Launches a Social Responsibility Initiative and Adds Ron R. Chevalier as Board Advisor and Head of Environmental Health & Safety

Taking the Lead Protecting the Environment in a Shareholder Focused Way

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / March 20, 2019 / Vivakor, Inc. (OTC PINK: VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, has recently formalized its Social Responsibility Initiatives and added board advisor Ron R. Chevalier, a recipient of three Life Saving Awards The Red Cross REAL HEROES Award, Shell Oil CEO Life Saving Award and Washington State Governor’s Life Saving Award, as Head of Environmental Health & Safety. The Social Responsibility Initiatives at Vivakor, Inc are focused around ensuring that all Vivakor, Inc technologies and projects are first safe, for all involved and second, bettering the environment.

”We have taken seriously the responsibility that technology can either hurt the environment or better our lives. Not only de we at Vivakor, Inc., want to create such technologically advanced natural recourse opportunities at a high margin, we will make sure that such technologies and projects leave the environment in a better situation then it was before we got involved. We are extremely pleased that Ron R. Chevalier HERO, has joined our advisory team. Not only is he a multi decorated life-saving award recipient, he had an extensive career in Health and Safety at Shell Oil. He then went on to form and run a successful waste remediation business. Ron will be working with the board operations to ensure that safety of both our employees and the earth, as Head of Environmental Health & Safety,” stated Vivakor Chief Executive Officer Matt Nicosia.

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Vivakor Announces Successful Testing of Additional Extraction Solvent in Middle East

Additional Solvent Opens Up New Project Potentials Around the World

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (OTC: VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, has recently finished third party testing of an additional solvent for use in its Middle East remediation projects. Vivakor’s engineering team was successful in using this new solvent in its proprietary extraction process of heavy crude from oil spills, with acceptable post processed material standards imposed by governments in the region.

“We are very excited about the results of integrating a new solvent into our Remediation Processing Centers (RPCs) which expands the range of potential projects available to the Company. In certain parts of the world we are limited on the availability of hydrocarbon chemicals that are used in our process. This third party testing verified that our new solvent, coupled with our proprietary process, will remove the hydrocarbons to less than a half of a percent post extraction. This level of post processed, Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon residual is a standard required by many projects in the region. This opens up several new project possibilities for the company,” stated Vivakor Chief Executive Officer Matt Nicosia.

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Vivakor Presents at the MoneyShow in Orlando Florida

CEO Matt Nicosia’s Presentation to be Broadcast via Live Stream at 2pm ET on Friday, February 8

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (OTC: VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, will be presenting a the MoneyShow in Orlando Florida today at 2 pm eastern standard time.  The presentation will be broadcast via live stream.

“The Company will be presenting information to investors regarding our Opportunity Zone investment and what it means to be a Socially Responsible Investment. Our presentation will be broadcast live at www.moneyshow.com,” stated Vivakor Chief Executive Officer Matt Nicosia.

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Vivakor’s Carbon Nanotube Technology Joint Venture Passes Major Milestone in Upgrading Heavy Crude to Fuel

Disruptive Technology that Can Turn Heavy Crude into Fuel

LAS VEGAS, January 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (OTC: VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, has recently passed a major milestone in the creation of its carbon nanotube technology, a joint venture with CSS Nanotech, for upgrading heavy crude to a fuel product.

The technology is advancing to its second phase of 3rd party testing, and engineering, that will create portable upgrading units to be deployed with Vivakor’s Remediation Processing Centers (RPCs) that process heavy crude extraction in Utah and in the Middle East. Both technologies are being manufactured in an Opportunity Zone. The Company is looking to continued development on the technology with potential deployment in the next 24 months.

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Vivakor Creates a Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund to Invest in its Opportunity Zone Business to Manufacture all of its Proprietary Remediation Processing Centers

An Incredible Tax Savings and Return Potential, with a Proven Technology

LAS VEGAS, January 9, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (OTC: VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, has recently created a Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund, Viva Opportunity Fund, LLC, which has invested and will continue to invest in Remediation Processing Centers Design and Manufacturing, LLC (RPC), which is an Opportunity Zone designated business in Utah, creating enormous tax savings and return potential for its investors.

“We have received a tremendous amount of investor interest. Not just because of the amazing, potential tax savings and returns that opportunity zones can create, but also because this company has actually developed a proven technology,” stated Vivakor Chief Executive Officer Matt Nicosia. “After having conducted multiple, successful pilots, the company is now scaling its proprietary technology in both the highly profitable global remediation and hydrocarbon extraction industries. We are excited to be doing this in an opportunity zone where our investors can not only benefit, but the workforce will too with the scores of new manufacturing jobs we plan on adding.”

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Vivakor to Manufacture Remediation Processing Centers in Utah Opportunity Zone, Securing Enormous Tax Savings Potential for its Investors

Opportunity Zones Enable Deferred Capital Gains and Create Tax-Free Realized Gains

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (OTC: VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, announced today it will manufacture its proprietary Remediation Processing Centers (RPC) within an Opportunity Zone designated location in Utah, creating enormous tax savings potential for its investors.

“This is a phenomenal opportunity for our investors. Their capital gains investments are now eligible for tax deferral through 2026, and if they hold the investment for 10 years, any realized gain on the sale of their position will be entirely income tax free,” stated Vivakor Chief Executive Officer Matt Nicosia. “Any investor will additionally receive a K-1 deduction of up to 80% of their investment immediately, for all of the non-capitalized expenses associated with each RPC. That’s up to a 180% tax shield on day one.”

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Vivakor to Present at LD Micro 11th Annual Main Event Investor Conference on December 4, 2018

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, today announced that Matt Nicosia, Chief Executive Officer, and Trent Staggs, Chief Strategy Officer, will present at the 11th Annual LD Micro Main Event investor conference at 12 pm PT on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The conference will be held December 4-6, 2018.

Management will be available during the day on December 4 and December 5 for one-on-one meetings. For more information about the conference or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with management, please contact Hayden IR at hart@haydenir.com.

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Vivakor Secures Multi-Million Dollar Royalty Financing Contract for its Third Remediation Processing Center

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, announced today the closing of a multi-million dollar financing contract with NDH Royalty Source, for the funding of its Royalty III Remediation Processing Center (RPC).

Vivakor’s Royalty III RPC, based on its patent pending technology for remediation and extraction of Hydrocarbons from soil material, is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2019. Vivakor operates the RPC’s through its VivaVentures Energy Group Inc. division currently in Utah and Kuwait.  The need for RPC’s throughout the world applies to any hydrocarbon mixed in soil remediation and certain Oil Sands operations.

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Vivakor is Proud to Announce it has Now Entered its Fundamental Revenue Growth Phase

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivakor, Inc. (VIVK), a technology and asset acquisition company with a focus in the area of natural resources, is proud to announce that its Remediation Processing Centers have now entered the fundamental revenue growth phase.

Vivakor’s business model is structured to maximize the creation of value for its investors and shareholders. Each Remediation Processing Center is expected to generate sufficient revenue and profit margin over its first four years in operation to be able to provide a solid return of capital of initial costs for its investors and significant profits for Vivakor shareholders.

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