Epsilon Energy Ltd.
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Epsilon Energy Ltd.

November 05, 2009 18:09 ET

Epsilon Energy Ltd. Withdraws From Oman Block 55 EPSA

CONCORD, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2009) - Today Epsilon Energy Ltd. ("Epsilon" or the "Corporation") (TSX:EPS) provided an update on its Oman operations.

Epsilon today announced that it has sent a letter to the Ministry of Oil and Gas, Sultanate of Oman stating that Epsilon is withdrawing from the Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement ("EPSA") covering Block 55, where it is the official operator.

Mr. Zoran Arandjelovic, Epsilon's Executive Chairman, President and CEO, stated: "For the past nine months we have been working on bringing in industry partners, raising additional capital, or a combination of both to fund the exploitation of our Oman Block 55 concession. Unfortunately all of these efforts have been unsuccessful. Today the Board of Directors of Epsilon has instructed management to notify the Ministry of Oil and Gas, Sultanate of Oman, that Epsilon is withdrawing from the previously signed EPSA."

Epsilon Energy Ltd. is engaged in the exploration and production of natural gas reserves targeting the Marcellus Shale. The company also has participating interests and production sharing agreements in other natural gas and oil plays within North America, the Middle East, and Africa. Established in 2005, the Corporation has been a producer of natural gas and oil since 2006. Epsilon's ongoing business strategy involves focused targeting of lower risk natural gas properties within the Marcellus Shale and other parts of Canada and the United States, as well as the high potential oil & gas properties in the Middle East and Africa. The common shares of Epsilon trade on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "EPS".

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