Petrolia Inc.

Petrolia Inc.

September 03, 2009 09:00 ET

Petrolia Commits Itself for Two Wells

QUEBEC CITY,QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2009) - The Petrolia Corporation (TSX VENTURE:PEA)announces that it has definitively entered its drilling phase. Drillingequipment with a depth capacity of 3,600 meters is already on its way to Gaspeand, depending on results, should remain in place for the next year. Petroliahas signed a firm agreement with Savanna Drilling of Calgary to drill two wellswith an option for an additional six wells. Petrolia has also retained theservices of Codeco, a Calgary engineering firm, to assist in its drillingoperations.

Keeping trackof drilling operations

In order to allowinvestors to keep track of drilling operations, to learn more about equipmentand techniques and to better understand the process, Petrolia has created aninformative section in its Web site (, called "DrillSite Progress". This section will be updated on a regular basisand will include descriptions of each step of the drilling process as well as apresentation of equipment and techniques, with photos, videos and drawings tohelp illustrate the content. The two first entries will focus on thepreparation of the drilling site and the drilling of the pilot wells.

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Petrolia is a junior oil and gas exploration company whichowns interests in oil and gas licences covering 15,000 km2 (3.7 million acres),which represents about 18% of the Quebec territory under lease. These leases,the majority of which are located on the Gaspe Peninsula and Anticosti Island,are considered to be very promising and represent almost 70% of Quebec'sland-based oil potential. Petrolia foresees its 2009 drilling projects as amajor exploration milestone. The Company has 41 M shares outstanding and holds1,7 degrees% of the issued shares of Gastem (TSX VENTURE:GMR) in addition to acash position of 6.9 million dollars. Over the next five years, Petrolia'sobjective is to produce 5% of the Quebec oil consumption.

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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