Montello Resources Ltd.

Montello Resources Ltd.

December 27, 2007 17:07 ET

Montello Acquires Additional Land in Tennessee; Pincher Creek 1-11 Well Comes on Production; First Well at Grouard Completed as a Gas Well; Financing Cancelled

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 27, 2007) - Montello Resources Ltd. ("Montello") (TSX VENTURE:MEO) is pleased to announce that it has acquired additional leases totaling 190 acres to add to its land holdings within the Morgan Highpoint Area. The Company is in the final stages of surveying the site for a proposed follow-up second test well to the John Bowen #2 Well which is cased and scheduled to be logged in the New Year.

Our Pincher Creek Operating JV Partner, Pennine Petroleum Corporation, has brought the 1-11 Well on production. Condensates are currently being trucked to market and gas production is being flared pending stable rates and tie in.

Our Operating JV Partner, Northern Sun Exploration Inc., has drilled and cased both wells at Grouard, Alberta. They informed us today that the first well 1-15-76-14-W5 has been completed as a gas well with testing ongoing, while the service rig will be onsite tomorrow to commence completion on the second well 10-3-76-14-W5. There have been discussions with Northern Sun with regards to potentially furthering our joint ventures in the area.

Montello has chosen to cancel the previously announced CDN $1.2 million Non Flow Through Non-Brokered Private Placement of up to 10 million Units at the price of $0.12 per Unit. Each Unit was to consist of one Common Share at $0.12 and one Common Share Purchase Warrant ("Warrant") priced at $0.25.


William R. (Bill) Cawker, President-CEO

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