SOURCE: Century Petroleum Corp.

October 26, 2007 08:36 ET

Century Petroleum: Funding Update

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 26, 2007) - Century Petroleum Corp. (OTCBB: CYPE) ("Century Petroleum" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an update on its financing activities.

"Since June 2006, Century Petroleum has raised over US$7.3 million in equity financing without incurring any debt. Of this total, US$4 million were raised from a European institution in virtue of an agreement signed in December 2006. These funds have helped Century fuel its FY2008 exploration program and added to its working capital," stated Johannes Petersen, Chief Financial Officer of Century Petroleum Corp.

On behalf of the Company

James B. Hersch
Chief Executive Officer

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About Century Petroleum Corporation

Century Petroleum Corporation is a publicly traded, dynamic junior oil and gas exploration company currently focused on making significant commercial petroleum discoveries in the Southern States. Century Petroleum Corporation's intent is to build near-term shareholder value by initially focusing its activities in proven domestic hydrocarbon basins. Century Petroleum Corporation trades on the NASD OTC BB under the symbol: CYPE.

Forward-Looking Statements

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