LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – March 24, 2016) – Vivakor Inc. (OTC PINK: VIVK) announces today that it is applying its oil extraction technology to the Middle East.

Vivakor an asset acquisition company focused on Natural Resources, specifically Precious Metals and Energy related projects across the globe, today has announced that its proprietary, oil extraction technology and methodology can be utilized in the the Middle East for clean up operations. Remediation and reclamation is vital to day-to-day oil operations for many companies across the globe. Vivakor Middle East (VIVK-ME) with offices in Doha, Qatar led by Dr. Khalid Bin Jabor Al Thani and Garen Kolajian will spearhead business development activities in the Gulf Coast Countries (GCC) Region.

Vivakor’s intellectual properties are proprietary and proving industry disruptive with a low cost basis in their operational model in their respective natural resources sector. The Company focus is primarily in precious metal and oil extraction from the oil sands rich area in Eastern Utah. The Company announced in 2015 that it is utilizing its energy technology to work with companies globally for remediation and reclamation of contaminated soil affected by oil spills.

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