Magnum Energy Inc.
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Magnum Energy Inc.

December 16, 2009 16:26 ET

Magnum Energy Inc. Announces Closing of First Tranche of Private Placement

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2009) - MAGNUM ENERGY INC. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MEN) is pleased to announce the closing of the first tranche of its private placement (the "Private Placement") announced in its news release dated December 2nd, 2009. Pursuant to the Private Placement, the Company issued 1,666,666 flow-through shares (the (the "Flow-Through Shares") at a price of $0.51 per Unit for gross proceeds of $850,000. The two placees were two limited partnerships associated with Pathway Asset Management of Toronto, Ontario.

A finder's fees (the "Finder's Fee") of $51,000 was paid in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

All securities issued pursuant to the private placement are subject to a hold period expiring on April 11, 2010.

About MineralFields, Pathway and First Canadian Securities ®

MineralFields Group (a division of Pathway Asset Management), based in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Calgary, is a mining fund with significant assets under administration that offers its tax-advantaged super flow-through limited partnerships to investors throughout Canada as well as hard-dollar resource limited partnerships to investors throughout the world. Pathway Asset Management also specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of structured products and mutual funds (including the Pathway Multi Series Funds Inc. corporate-class mutual fund series). Information about MineralFields Group is available at www.mineralfields.com. First Canadian Securities ® (a division of Limited Market Dealer Inc.) is active in leading resource financings (both flow-through and hard dollar PIPE financings) on competitive, effective and service-friendly terms, and offers investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, and mining industry consulting, services to resource companies. MineralFields and Pathway have financed several hundred mining and oil and gas exploration companies to date through First Canadian Securities ®.

ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANY

Signed "Richard Nemeth"
Richard Nemeth, President

Forward Looking Statement:

Some of the statements contained herein may be forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and resources, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward-looking statements that involve various risks. The following are important factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements: changes in the world wide price of mineral commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in mineral exploration, risks associated with development, construction and mining operations, the uncertainty of future profitability and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events may differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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